travel

Steady Biking From Nice To Monaco

Slow and steady, just concentrate, I’m sweating like a dog, have not needed to pee in 8 hours, all my liquids are sweated out. There is 10 more miles to go before I hit Monaco.  I cursed every downhill because I have to bike up the same hill again in reverse.  I reveled in the […]

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True Freedom Of Travel

Having a bike always with me in Europe has totally changed the way I travel.  I used to think I can just run anywhere since I like slow jogging, but can’t really do that when I’ve got a 20 lbs bag with me. This is my current thoughts on travel by bike I don’t take […]

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People On Euro Train To Munich

I arrived at the train station on the Brompton (flickr photos) 10 minutes before the train took off.  The conductor looked at my bike and said I needed a reservation for it.  I folded it up in 30 secs and he said I didn’t need reservations. Today’s sleeper is a 4 bed and oddly they […]

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Traveling by bike in Europe

My current vacation to Paris is the 6th time for me, but this trip will be different in length as well as how I plan to explore the city.   First, my Brompton bike will be with me all the time and I plan to run and bike everywhere in Paris. My first test was when […]

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Ultimate Brompton Folding Bike

This Friday my new Brompton folding bike arrived from the UK via a NY dealer. Here are the specs 6 speeds 21 lbs foldable in 10 secs bright yellow headlight, custom fit pump, marathon tires, mirror, custom attached bag I took it for a ride in Golden Gate park against a road bike and I […]

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