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Day 3 – Sufferfest

Day 3 started very early at 5:00 am and again our idea was to cover as much ground as possible and end somewhere south of Sapporo. If this had gone according to plan we...

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Day 2 – Downwards

After the disappointing first day we knew that it would take some serious effort to finish Hokkaido in the planned 5 days. Basically at this point we had 538 km to do in 4...

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Day 1 – Soyamisaki (Cape Soya)

We woke up early in Shibuya with the feeling that we would not sleep this comfortably again and headed to the airport to fly to Wakkanai, Hokkaido. Everything went as planned and we were...

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Day 0 – Tokyo!

  After a long day of being stuck on an uncomfortable airplane seat we finally arrived to Haneda. Guilherme slept a total of somewhere around 2 hours but I just couldn’t do it so...

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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...