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19. Feb, 2011

Snow cycling in Slovenia

Snow cycling in Slovenia

Last weekend we went over to Slovenia with Liferocks to try out cross country skiing and snow mountain cycling. We stayed at Villa Triglav in Pokljuka run by the Slovenian cyclist Tadej Valjavec.

On the Sunday morning Tadej, who finished in the top 10 in the Tour de France in 2008, took us out for some snow mountain biking in the nearby woods. It was great fun, much easier than cycling around London in the snow that’s for sure. We were kitted out with new mountain bikes which had snow tyres to help us grip. (more…)

19. Feb, 2011

Message from Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Message from Sir Ranulph Fiennes

We were both blown away this week when Paddy’s friend, Nick, presented him with a Sir Ranulph Fiennes book with a good luck message to us from the adventurer himself. Nick had been telling him about our expedition at an event and he wrote a quick message telling us to “Enjoy pedalling about!”.Signed book by Ranulph Fiennes

We’re both rather humbled by such a nice message from a massive hero of ours and one of the most famous adventurers there is. (more…)