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…

Give me a bike and a backpack and I shall move the Earth

The title is the paraphrased quote of Archimedes ‘Give me a place to stand and I shall move the earth”. Since I can remember my self I ‘ve been always carrying things, groceries, bikes, furniture, luggage, bags. For some reason my life was always demanding me carrying stuff. Especially when I was a student I…

Kefir – the drink of champions!

When I was young my father used to prepare a weird looking mass of sponges that later he would put it in a jar with milk and leave it in a warm place for a day or so. He used to drink the fermented milk everyday. I remember drinking it sometimes and wasn’t bad at…

How I lock my bike (and it’s still mine)

First of all, I have an old bike, a very manly mountain bike from the 80’s, secondly it looks like a gypsy bike with all the garbage hanging on it. So the opportunistic thief won’t get into much trouble to steal it, because it has no re-selling value. But still, some greedy bastards will try…

Best (formal) trousers for cycling

I’ve been cycling for years with all sorts of trousers, from shorts to formal, and I’ve never had any serious problem with them. In my opintion trousers play a small role in a comfortable or dis-comfortable ride. The important factors are the saddle and the underwear. The saddle should be made out of a not…