Category Archives: travel

Three Peaks 2012 – Mt Hotham Ascent

After a quick trip down Tawonga Gap (beating my PB) we hit the valley floor with a large bunch of about 30 riders. They were moving quickly so Marek kept with them and Andy and I dropped off to ride … Continue reading

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Keep the noise down we’re trying to eat…..

Someones getting a wee bit excited about the start of their truffle festival.

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That’s not a rail trail ………

This is a rail trail 5kms of tunnels, gallerias and hidden beaches between Levanto and the neighboring towns, ending at Framura. Just far enough away from the heavily touristed areas on the Cinque Terre. If you’re ever in Levanto, hire … Continue reading

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Farewell Meditteranian

It was fun and a shame we couldn’t stay longer. The bikes however are scared of the salt air so we’re out of here.

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Kitchen bench tops

Ever wondered where those fancy Italian marble bench tops and flooring comes from ? From the side of this mountain apparently. Photos taken from Carrara station. We couldn’t understand why there were so many stone yards and cranes along the … Continue reading

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Are we in the right place ?

I think they sent the stinky touring cyclists (us) to the wrong place. This place is way too nice compared to what we’re used to. That’s the last night of the self guided tour done so from now on were … Continue reading

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Sella Ronda bike day in the Dolomites

Wet, cold and high altitude at over 2000 meters. It was worth riding because the roads were closed so you didn’t have to worry about being taken out by the suicidal motorbike riders who had a habit of overtaking on … Continue reading

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