Cold Hands, Warm Heart

Cold Hands, Warm Heart

Learning to ride is absolutely brilliant. Every time I go out I feel more confident and need to think less about the fundamentals, like shifting,…

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My Trusty Steed

My Trusty Steed

Today I bought the bike I am going to ride to South America. I had to get my agents (my parents) to do the transaction…

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Learning From Others

Learning From Others

I’ve just finished watching the television series “The Long Way Round”. It has psyched me up for our trip enormously. Ewan McGregor and Charlie Boorman…

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Three weeks in...

Three weeks in…

Today was one of the foggiest days I’ve seen in London. With this in mind what did I do? I rode Charlie to my Ultimate…

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Male vs Female

Male vs Female

Don’t you just hate it when you can’t tell if someone is a man or a woman? From babies to oversized “women” in the tube,…

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A Week of Firsts

A Week of Firsts

This week I have taken huge leaps towards starting the Ultimate Ride. Sunday I did my compulsory basic training (CBT). This one day training course must be…

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In the Beginning

In the Beginning

Three weeks ago I was not aware that I was going to be embarking on an adventure. I was very aware of a feeling of…

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