My list for Touring

I’ve settled on splitting my gear list into four categories. I’ll update this post as I remember things. If you notice any glaringly obvious pieces missing please comment. Cycling Bike (obviously) spare tube(s) Spare gear/brake cables puncture kit Front and back lights GPS  Sleeping Tent Mattress Sleeping bag Pillow Light/Torch Extra pegs Eating Stove Gas […]

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A week in Donegal: Day 3

So on to day three and finally another smallish cycle is done. After the usual late rise, we ate breakfast (usually toasted bread of some sort smothered in a vegan spread) followed by a small walk between the islands while the tide was out. Along with my son, we gathered quite a few bits of […]

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A week in Donegal. Day 1

I’m currently sitting in a tent erected within a shed in Donegal. Classy I’ve arrived down with my brother and the bikes having taken the coach to Crolly (where the world famous crolly dolls are made). Cycling from the coach stop, the two of us turned inland and ended up at a road that emerges […]

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A cycle from last year

After a few discussions with my brother and pouring over Google maps, we decided to start scouting for camping locations. Off the beaten track camping locations. Away from people and cars and people. After not much deliberation, we settle on the Ballyhackett/Binevenagh area. Unfortunately, after the sun coaxing me into having a drink in the backyard instead of cycling, […]

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