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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.…
  • Gravel road near Stockholm, Sweden

    Swedish Bikepacking Routes – Wilder Side of Stockholm

    A maybe a little too big of a part of preparing our move to Sweden, was of course researching trails and routes. We read all the articles and blogs on bikepacking and gravel cycling is Sweden that we could find. Honestly, we were a little taken back by how little we could find. The endless…

  • Planning a route with komoot while backpacking

    Komoot Bikepacking Collections

    Planning a new adventure is half of the fun. With most of us still in lockdown and facing travel restrictions, at this point there’s no other option than to dream away at other people their travels.  That’s why we present to you five inspirational bikepacking adventures across the globe on komoot. Let us know in…

  • Swedish Bikepacking Routes – The Blekingeleden

    It was time to discover a different corner of south Sweden, the province of Blekinge. Adventure was calling. Eager to hit the trails we stuffed our gear into our bikepacking bags and loaded our Wahoo’s with the gpx-file. Right from the start, we realized this wasn’t going to be a relaxing bikepacking adventure. This was…

  • 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!