Perucha

The first thing you notice when you step into the workshop is the boat, 32ft long and 15ft to the top of its mast. It takes centre stage in the only squatted workshop in Madrid where you can get a …

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Digging in the dirt

When it comes to travel and discovery, I’m a devout believer that cycling strikes a sublime and natural balance. It encourages an immersion within the planet around us, at a pace that’s in keeping with the evolution of our minds. …

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A cycling lexicon

A peek inside the rather beautiful book ‘A Cycling Lexicon’ – a pictorial A–Z of bicycle headbadges collected by Jeff Conner, a professor of biology in Michigan, and curated and designed by London-based Carter Wong Design (and available to buy here).  “Many …

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The Ups & Downs

It was the end of spring, and it was another day at the office. A drag. A chore. A career path that I didn’t believe in. Later, I’d realise that this was the day that shifted my direction. It was …

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Swaton Road

It was fall. I had just moved from Warsaw back to London, completing the cycle of getting sick of those cities and then missing them again. Loving them and hating them. Leaving, only to come back. Again and again. I had …

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Feathers

Last night I had a dream that I was riding through the night sky on a bicycle, covered in feathers, a thousand different coloured quills. Ever since Elliot pedalled ET across the moon on his BMX, I’ve wanted to be up …

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Pedal South

“Stepping off the plane in Deadhorse, AK, at the top of the world, we could see absolutely nothing but fog in all directions. It was just surreal, like being lost in a dream. The first week of the trip we …

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Tommy Godwin

Perhaps the greatest endurance feat of all time, and one of the least well-known and celebrated, Tommy Godwin’s record-breaking 1939 ride is a feat of physical and mental endurance so momentous, so outrageous, that it’s difficult to fully comprehend what the achievement actually represents. If you …

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That Pipe!

“Duuude! What massive alien pipe is this?” Tony screamed. “Damn, that’s totally off the hook!” I replied. Bit by bit we recognized my buddy Steve’s new profile photo on the laptop’s screen. He’s proudly posing in front of an enormous …

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