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  • #Festive500: The 500KM Holiday challenge

    Christmas usually comes with loads of food at family gatherings. But for many cyclists the days between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve have a whole different priority: the #Festive500. The global challenge is to ride 500 kilometers in eight days. So this year we spent a big chunk of the holidays on our bikes.…
  • Checking the 3T Exploro at Bienvelo bakeshop in Malmö

    Gravel racers

    All cyclist know, that nothing beats #newbikeday. You could combine all the wonderful gifts on Christmas and your birthday and it wouldn’t even come close to the feeling of cycling on a fresh new rig. So you can imagine how thrilled we were when DHL had a very special delivery for us. Coming all the…

  • Bikepacking in Häckeberga nature reserve in South Sweden

    Backyard Häckeberga

    Who could’ve thought, that the seemingly disappointing end of our bikepacking journey was actually the start of something great. On our way from Georgia to Japan, we now suddenly hear ourselves call Sweden home. How’s that for a plottwist. We are happier than ever, here at our new basecamp from where we can partake in…

  • Sabina cycling in the forests in Sweden

    Where are they now? – Part II

    We were wondering what everyone is doing nowadays, and figured other people might have the same question. That’s why we decided to put together a ‘where are they now’ (you can read ours here). We would love to read your story. Here are some of the stories we’ve collected so far, but stay tuned for many…

  • Robin at an abandoned airport in Bali

    Where are they now?

    We were wondering what everyone is doing nowadays, and figured other people might have the same question. That’s why we decided to put together a ‘where are they now’. We would love to read your story. Here’s our story for now, but stay tuned for many more to follow!   Where was Farawayistan (Robin and…

  • Sabina climbing one of the many steep climbs on Bali

    Biking Bali

    Bali is probably not the first destination that comes to mind when planning a cycling trip. Most people only know Bali as a hip and trendy beach destination. But this Indonesian paradise island has so much more to offer than cocktails at the beach and selfies at rice terraces. The rich Hindu culture, nature’s beauty…

  • Why cycling is the best

    Why cycling is the best way to travel

    We believe that cycling is the best way to travel and here are the four things we like best about it!

  • The broken gear list

    The broken gear list

    If you ain’t got much, you make sure that what you’ve got matters. We put a lot of thought in what items we brought on our bicycle tour and these are the ones that unfortunately didn’t completely survive. Here’s the full list of stuff that (we) broke.

  • Best bikepacking movies part two

    Awesome bikepacking video’s Part II

    Still stuck in lockdown? And already watched all films on our first collection of bikepacking videos? Then you’re in for a treat. At popular request here’s Awesome bikepacking video’s Part II! Bikepacking the Mongolian Steppe By Jay Bird Films There’s something special about the Jay Bird films. The vibe and pace are just awesome. It’s…

  • Our home on Bali

    COVID-19 UPDATE (we found a home on Bali)

    Self-isolate. That’s the new way of life these days. In our last COVID-19 update we told you how we fled from India. Our next move was finding a safe place in case of an outbreak, which according to some is just a matter of time. We are happy to say that we found a home…