After a huge overnight raimstorm that we were very happy did not occur while we were biking, we left the charming seaside resort of Dungarvan for Cork, Ireland’s second city and the jumping off point for our ferry to France. Time to find pints of Beamish, one of Corks native stouts, to celebrate a good […]
We had quite an adventure trying to find a place to stay in Kells; there was one well-signed B&B, which was beautiful and fully booked up. The proprietor helped us by calling another B&B in town, The Chestnut Lodge, and then proceeded to give us wrong directions. We biked to the next town before realizing […]
Yesterday we camped in a fishing park outside the town of Ballinakill. The day before, our first day out of Dublin, we went about 60 km, stopping at Moate Lodge next to Moate Altscull.
First we’d like to thank British airways for getting our bikes here on time, without incident, and without charging us any extra fees. We put together our bikes and ate a pad thai dinner in the airport and cycled off to our b&b, about 10 miles. By the time we reached it, it was 10:30 […]
Biggest PITA ever. But it is done. Half the reason I am posting this is just so I can remember how I did this when I have to do it again in Copenhagen in two months. My bike: Suzanne’s bike:
Setting up and testing a blog for the honeymoon #biketour this summer. http://t.co/l04ayfxt http://t.co/JwlDpuWl
Inspired by the Ultralight Bike Touring Blog, I decided to go through and weigh all our stuff. If you’re carrying it around for a couple of months, every gram takes on more significance. With less stuff, we should be able to go farther with less effort. On the tentative test pack we are at 40lbs […]
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