Category: Pre-trip

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Last days of preparation

As the preparation finishes and the departure day gets closer and closer I have my feelings divided between a sense of childish excitement and the intrinsic need for a very rational analysis of what...

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Today was… a nice couple of days.

Saturday was the day I got my closest partner on this trip. My VSF Fahrrad Randonneur! Anyway… I had to make a proper bicycle debut! So, the next day, I went for the longest...

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Crediamo in te, bici!

I got back to Cambridge to find a day of awesome weather and a big box waiting from me. My Cinelli made a safe trip directly from Milan and I was ready to take a...

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Last ride in Porto

Today was my last ride in Porto before going back to Cambridge for three weeks until the adventure to starts. The bike that António Lisboa lent me was a 80’s portuguese hand-made beauty with Mavic rims and...

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Today was a “Goodbye bike” day…

Another weekend gone by and another bicycle ride too. This time, I met with a friend of mine in order to cover up some kilometres. However, we started riding a bit late, so in the end...

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66.9Km with Megan and Danny

The original plan for the past weekend was put down due to an apparently exaggerated weather forecast by the BBC. The thunderstorms predicted for Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning around Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire made...

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Testing the GoPro handlebar mount

A couple of days ago I decided to take the GoPro out on a short training session. I left Cambridge towards Cotton and then Grantchester. There I decided to take the meadows path instead...

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Today was a hiking day

Saturday 14th was, as I like to call it, a hiking day. I managed to get some friends together and went to Mourô, a beautiful meadow in Peneda-Gerês National Park, the only national park...

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Cycling around Cambridge

I decided to go for a ride to St. Ives this morning. It is a route I’ve done before so I managed to keep a reasonably constant and relaxed pace finishing the 49.2km in...