Right, so you’re going on a bikepacking adventure….but hold up squire…you’re going to need some top notch bags for that steed. Well, don’t worry, your Lord and saviour Joe at J Paks makes some of the best bags in the industry…
Ello ello ello and welcome to the next instalment of turning my standard VW T3 Syncro into the perfect 4WD expedition vehicle for the zombie apocalypse…some people say I have too much time on my hands…but they wont be laughing when the living dead flip over their hatchback…
The Long Way Up
In this next instalment I enjoy a few days in the Lake District before battling the ‘ Beast from the East ’ to reach Skye.
S K Y E
Its been a crazy year of adventures and I’m finally sharing my stories from the past six months. So, lets begin with vanlife on Skye…
I C E L A N D
I bikepack the Icelandic Highlands in search of Gryla...a half ogre, half troll…witch. #loveatfirstsight
The Leica M6 came along for the ride in Iceland and didn't dissapoint.
7 Countries. 7 Days.
So here it is, the next instalment of Ancient Syncrology. The van life blog has largely documented the gradual transformation of my van from stock Syncro to a home-on-wheels ready for the zombie apocalypse. However, I think it’s about time I let all you folks into my weird little world and the daily adventures of life on the road.
Carsick Designs - Handee Randee
Guten tag freunde and welcome to another review with me, the weird van dwelling bike riding freak of nature. In this review we’ll be taking a look at the truly wondrous Carsick Designs Handee Randee.
T-Shirts are Go!
I'm very excited to announce my new t-shirts are now available. I'm proud to be working with award winning Alex Foster Illustration on a series of designs for Bicycle Touring Apocalypse.
Reach for the Skye.
Happy New Year and welcome back to another adventure with me, the two-wheeled Beelzebub. In this entry I head to the incredible Isle of Skye and tick yet another destination off the ‘ Big Bad Bloomin Bonkers Bikepacking Bucket List ’.
North Cyprus in Film
In this blog entry I share my 35mm perspective of the Kyrenia Mountain trail in North Cyprus.
Welcome back to another adventure with me, the two-wheeled Beelzebub. In my latest blog entry I explore the Kyrenia Mountain Trail in North Cyprus.
Me and my steel framed brother take on the infamous Welsh Coast to Coast.
Wales in Film
As many of you will already know my beat up Canon AE-1 accompanies me on every trip, Wales being no exception. Here's my 35mm perspective of a truly incredible country.
Good day. Are you a lone traveler? Less popular than Bigfoot? Do you cry yourself to sleep every night? No friends, love interests or even cats? Hushhh…stop you're crying and check out the Ionosphere...perfect for loners like you and me!
Film photography, its been around for bloody agggeess....Caesar shot with a Leica! However, in the age of high performance digital cameras is there still a place for these Roman artefacts?
' Small, flat and boring '. What a load of rubbish!!! This amazing country has some of the most beautiful medieval architecture in Europe, an incredible cycling network, the Ardennes, a fascinating culture and of course some of the best beer in the world!
Surly ECR 2.0
It's been almost a year since I first got my hands on the Surly ECR and it was six months ago that I wrote my initial review. So whats changed? Well, not much, it's still frickin awesome!
Keep both feet on the pedals
Work hard. Pursue your dreams. Love your bike. A short article about my ride so far.
The Black Forest
I venture deep into Germany's Black Forest for a week of gruelling ascents, beautiful scenery, freezing temperatures....and the flu.
A faithful companion on the road, around the house, in the garden and anywhere else there's jobs to be done!
E.H Works tool roll
I review the beautifully simplistic E.H tool roll.
Surly invent a two wheeled touring Tank.
Revelate Designs - Gas Tank & Jerrycan
I enhance the ECR's cockpit with two awesome bags from Revelate Designs.
I review my new Clouded Leopard frame bag.
John O'Groats to Lands End
I take on the infamous 1000 mile ride from John O'Groats to Lands End.