Adventure

CYCLING INDIA’S FIRST BIKE SUPERHIGHWAY – A MAMIL ACCOUNT

As an active MAMIL I have been fortunate to ride many tours and routes in the past four years and have written about my experiences from the highest passes in Ladakh to the deserts of Rajasthan to the ghats of Maharashtra and through the varied terrains in northern and southern states, and of course the big one – the... Read More

BHUTAN TO NEPAL ON A BMX – WITH HIS DAD! – MEET DYLAN BEN HASKIN

 Tell us a bit about yourself I’m a photographer from Cape Town, South Africa. I specialise in adventure, travel and wildlife photography. Since I quit my corporate job two years ago, my wife and I have been traveling around the world working and volunteering.  You hold the world record for the longest distance cycled on a BMX (Bhutan to... Read More

EXPLORING BOGOTA, COLOMBIA BY BIKE – A MAMIL’S CYCLING ADVENTURE

Colombia’s issues have been well documented. Over the last 52 years the state has been at war with the FARC (a left wing communist guerilla movement) in a conflict that has left 220,000 dead and displaced perhaps 6m people. Alongside this, the drugs trade (Colombia is the world’s largest cocaine producer) paralysed the country and discouraged many tourists from... Read More

THE MAN WHO RAN AROUND WALES – ROB CHAPMAN

Why do we embark on quests of exploration and endurance challenges? Is this part of who we are? Our ancestors leaving the Great Rift Valley were the first great explorers. Is it simply down to the neurotransmitters and levels of dopamine in our brains? Or is it something more spiritual? There are moments in our lives which act as... Read More

The Cycling South African – Ron Rutland

Ron Rutland spent 2 years cycling 26,700 miles across Africa and Europe so he could arrive in England to watch South Africa open its Rugby World Cup campaign. In the biggest upset in Rugby World Cup history South Africa were beaten by Japan. Ron took it in good spirits and made plenty of new Japanese friends, nothing could dampen... Read More

Jeremy Scott – Cycling – The Long Road From A Broken Heart

From open heart surgery in New Zealand at the age of four to cycling solo half-way around the planet, Jeremy Scott has led an amazing existence. His epic adventure was filled with highs and lows, from breathtaking scenery and hilltop views to scary personal encounters with the Iranian military and the Filipino Mafia. At the end of his life-changing trip he had... Read More