Furniture pads on the grips!

I usually leave my bike leaning against the wall in the hallway resulting some marks on the wall from the handlebar ends. Also, Sometimes, the hard metal ends of the grips being very slippery againsf a hard surface like the wall, make the bike unstable and very easy to fall off with the slightest push….

​Bicycle will set you free

For the last 32 years, I have lived in the 3rd biggest city of the country (300000 people), Patras. When I started commuting by bicycle there the bicycle infrastructure was non-existent. Bicycle culture, in general, was non-existent. People parked their car whenever they wanted to make pedestrians and cyclists (the few brave ones that )…

The 10 essential rules to survive the concrete jungle on a bike

For a cyclist to use his/her bike as means of transportation in a big non-bicycle-friendly city is a daily struggle for survival (if you live in Denmark or the Netherlands or another civilized country with bicycle paths you can pass this article) that requires abilities and great effort. Drivers will take many years to start…

THE Emergency patch

A few weeks ago while we were on the beach and just had a swim, I discovered that my back tire was flat. As usually, in small trips I always forget to bring patches with me, so Filippos was my only hope (he always carries way more than the average tools). He actually had two patch kits…

A bicycle tour in Lefkada Island (a Photo travelogue)

This time, my friend and bicycle comrade Thodoros, offered himself to write the photo travelogue for this recent tour in Lefkada. So, I hope you will travel with us through his writing! 🙂 The route The video: coming soon… The phototravelogue: Misery suspended The euphoria created each time the thought of the five-day tour came…

Greek (super) food you can carry and eat while cycling in Greece

Most of us, when we visit a country, we don’t want just to see some places and leave, we want to expose ourselves to the culture as much as possible. That’s the beauty of traveling, after all, you get to dive into a different world with different smells, tastes, sounds, and images. The more you…