Hungary Kickbike

A (failed) Winter Tour

Daytime temperature: zero. Daylight hours: 7 AM to 4.30 PM. Distance: a stunning 13 kilometers.

A short tour in January stretching from east to west at the North Balaton in Hungary is a very plausible plan.


Zipper Repair

How to repair a zipper

Nothing as annoying when the zipper of your tent derails, leaving you with flapping doors. Nothing quite as disappointing when your expensive tent is prone to wearing out, just as any other brand.


How many spare & repair parts do you need on a world tour?

Over the years I conclude this is all you need for spare and repair parts. Another visual list of those parts is here to see: ‘Spare & Repair’