Corsica – No. 5 top cycling destination in the world πŸš΄β€β™€οΈπŸŒ

Corsica - what's its crack? A French Island in the Mediterranean sea just off the south coast of France...close to Nice and just above its Italian neighbor Sardinia. They use the Euro and there's about 330,000 of them...people not Euros. The main language is French, although they do have their own local dialect (Corsu), in …

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5 top cycling destinations in the world β€πŸš΄β€β™€οΈπŸŒ

After spending over three years cycling around the world I have always struggled with the question...'so likkkeee...where's your favourite place!?' I usually say 'EVERYWHERE!'...and it's kind of true...but on reflection I think that's a little vague so I've done a little thinking and thought I would share my top 5 cycling destinations with you all. …

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Cycling through China…part one πŸš΅β€β™€οΈβ›ΊοΈπŸ«πŸœπŸ‡¨πŸ‡³

Kashgar (Xinjiang) to Germu (Qinghai) 2,450 km 9 September 2016 - 4 October 2016 5 Punctures  1,750Km through desert Most litres of water ever carried - 16 litres Longest stretch without anything - 385km Most kilometres ridden in one day - 188km Longest road 2,090km Wild camels spotted - 7 πŸͺ Caught sleeping outside by …

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Finally leaving Western Europe…Italy, Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia

"I prefer the challenges of life to the guaranteed existence; the thrill of fulfilment to the calm state of utopia. I will not trade freedom for beneficence nor my dignity for a handout" - Dean Alfange πŸ˜‰ Rome - Dubrovnik 9 March 2016 - 9 April 2016 2,061 kilometres 7 English friends and family visitors …

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Heading south for winter…the further South the shitter the drivers and the fewer the blondes

Barcelona - Cagliari 1,736 kilometres 8 February 2016 - 5 March 2016 6 Crossfit gyms 2 punctures 1 encounter with a bull 1 fight with a pig Max wind speeds - 70 km per hour Most kilometres in one day - 142 Highest mountain pass - 1,250 metres, Sardinia Pulled over by the police - …

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