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 usual I always forget to bring patches with me in small trips so Filippos was my only hope (he always carries way more than the essentials ). 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…

A bicycle tour in the land of Giant Platani (a Photo travelogue)

It’s been more than 4 months since me and Mitsos, in the midst of Summer, explored by bike the mythical mountain Pelion. So many days I’ve tried to sit down and write this travelogue but the stresses of everyday life evaporated all the energy I had to really express my warm feelings and memories of…

Mana Charta: The bicycle touring map of Greece (or the world?)

Have you ever run out of water while on bicycle tour in the middle of nowhere? What about carrying too much water although the area was full of springs?  I have had experience like this many many times although I only travel inside Greek borders for a week or two. I imagine cyclists that cross…