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Gear: GPS Trackers

Gear: GPS Trackers

Feb 26, 2014

When I made the decision to go on a big adventure along the Trans-Canadian Adventure Trail (TCAT), one of the first things that sprang to mind was personal safety. Sure, I’ve done trips in Europe and into the desert in Morocco but these have always either been within mobile phone signal range, or with a group and only an hour or two from hospital should...

Planning Progress – February 2013

Planning Progress – February 2013

Feb 11, 2014

I had a minor panic last night. I had a sinking feeling that I hadn’t done anything constructive towards the planning for my trip for at least a week. In fact I haven’t even got a firm date for when I’m setting off yet! Is that a big deal at this time? Given an estimated depature date of 28th May, I’ve still got over a hundred days to...

My Chosen Destination: Canada

My Chosen Destination: Canada

Jan 14, 2014

When choosing where to go on my adventure I had a choice of two destinations: Globebusters – London to Bangkok On my own – Canada, Alaska Globebusters was my first thought. The are several very compelling reasons why I might have chosen to do this trip with with Globebusters. Firstly, the route they are doing is one that I would love to ride. ...

Am I ready for this?

One of the hardest parts of planning this adventure so far is Has been deciding where I should go, for how long and whether to do it on my own or book myself on a guided group trip. Any one that knows me well will testify to the fact that I’m a chronic procrastinator; although I prefer to think of it as optimised living – I only make decisions and do...

Idea for an Adventure is Born

Background Hi, I’m Adrian. I’ve been working software engineer on the tiny island of Guernsey somewhere between France and England since I left University in 2003: When I strated my working life, I also bought my first motorbike. Back then I didn’t realise just how central riding a bike would become in my life. My first foray into motorbike...