Cycling between work and leisure in Nord-Pas-de-Calais

We’ve never cycled together for more than one weekend. The both of us haven’t been cycling for longer than one week in a row. How to know whether we are ready to cycle and sail around the world?  Our solution: The Big Test Trip. In April we took off for 4 days in Nord-Pas-de-Calais. We … Continue reading Cycling between work and leisure in Nord-Pas-de-Calais



  We have high hopes to get around the world without flying. This is the plan: In Mechelen, Belgium we get on our bikes. Firstly, we cycle from our hometown to Santiago de Compostela, Spain. With our legs warmed up, we keep on going along the Portuguese coast to the Canary Islands. There, the plan … Continue reading Plan


Let's breakdown the technical bits and pieces. Esther takes on this journey her VSF fahrradmanufaktur T500 - in lipstick red. It's an out of the box great value steel touring bike. We haven't changed much component wise: it has the standard Shimano Deore derailleur and the schwalbe Marathon racer tires. She did put on clipless pedals. … Continue reading Bicycles