Written by gairym on July 15, 2019Bikepacking . Chamonix . Rides
Me and Pete have been trying to escape to the hills for an overnighter for a while now with various dates almost happening but then not and then almost happening again etc… you get the idea. And so yesterday, despite some nasty weather predictions, we finally got our shit together and made a run for
Written by gairym on June 11, 2019Bikepacking
The astute among you may notice the teenie tiny time lag between my previous post announcing my entry into the Tuscany Trail event and this write-up….. Yes, yes, over four years have elapsed since I last updated this blog [insert shock face emoji here] and this write-up is, in fact, about my 5th time riding
Written by gairym on March 3, 2015Bikepacking . Blog . Video
A few weeks ago I finally got around to entering this years Tuscany Trail event.
Written by gairym on February 27, 2015Bikepacking . Blog . Fatbike
1st bivi of 2015 – Val Ferret, Italy.
Great ride up, nowhere in the trees less than waist deep in snow (and no shovel) so retreated to a little abandoned village and took shelter under an overhanging roof.
Written by gairym on November 3, 2014Bikepacking . Blog . Rides . Riding
I’ll not write much as you can just watch the video and see how my trip was.
Written by gairym on October 15, 2014Bikepacking . Blog . Rides . Riding
On the 10th of October (having driven for two days on little sleep) I, along with about 60 other lunatics, set off on the 2014 incarnation of the BB200 – a 200km (130ish miles).
Written by gairym on September 28, 2014Bikepacking . Blog . Chamonix . Rides . Riding . Video
Eddie had been planning on coming out to visit and ride for a while and seeing as his visit coincided with Nikki and the kids visiting London I thought it only right and proper for us to embark on a daft adventure.
Written by gairym on January 31, 2014Bikepacking . Blog . Rides . Riding
We’ve been in the UK for most of January and, as always, things have been crazy hectic and so, despite riding quite a bit, I’ve not managed to find time to write anything on the blog. The first big ride of the new year was my trip back to the Ardeche which I wrote about
Written by gairym on December 8, 2013Bikepacking . Blog . Gear
It seems that winter has landed in the Alps! There’s been a decent amount of snow around for the last month or so and it seems it’s here for good (well, hopefully spring will arrive at some point next year). I’ve been getting out fairly regularly on the fatbike (as well as doing some running
Written by gairym on May 10, 2013Bikepacking . Blog . Rides . Riding . TransPyr
Right, we’re nearly done.
Day 04 dawned early if not bright as I’d decided that I was going to get up at 05:00 and set off at 06:30 – a couple of hours before the others.