Monthly Archives: December 2011

Human kindness

The other day Moin and I went to a tiny backstreet workshop, not far from Ankara’s old town, to get some thermal hand guards made for his bike. (Motorcyclists get much colder than bicyclists, since they go a lot faster and don’t warm up by pedalling.) The workshop was run by an adorable couple called […]

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Baby photos

It seems a long time ago now, but it’s actually less than half a year ago that my beautiful bicycle was just a handful of steel tubes. Ryan’s recently put some photos of the birthing building process up on his website, in case you’re interested. I can still hardly believe we’ve made it this far.

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A Different Agenda

This evening I had the great pleasure of dining with Moin Khan, who’s now in the home stretch of his epic motorcycle journey from San Francisco to his home in Lahore. Moin and I also crossed paths in Munich back in September, but I didn’t find out he was in town until he’d already left, […]

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The road to Ankara

You’ll have to forgive me. I’m very nearly asleep, and should probably wait until I’m capable of stringing a sentence together without losing half of it in the process. It’s been a tough – and wonderful – few days. I’m a good way inland now, and the weather’s starting to get properly cold, though it […]

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