A day on the road in Vietnam may require you to break with habit. If you aren’t a morning person then you’ll struggle a bit more than those lucky people who think nothing about bouncing out of bed at the first sound of the sparrows. If you are a morning, get up and go sort […]
‘Vietnam? On a bike? Don’t hesitate, just do it! This challenging and exotic tropical country cries out to be explored, and there just isn’t a better way to do it than on two wheels. There are so many amazing things to see that you simply revel in having the ability to be in control of […]
Not long back, Birgit and I managed to scoot off to Vietnam for 4 weeks and what we found there far exceeded our expectations. Over the next 4 posts I’ll be telling about what we saw there, why we were inspired, what a day on the road is like and some facts you ought to […]
I’m often asked about what kit to take on a long trip but I’m not so brave as to attempt to tell anyone how to equip their bike and themselves. But, a few ideas may stop some lessons being learned the hard, painful, or expensive way.
A while back, Avon Tyres asked me to do an interview with them. Basically, they wanted to know who the hell Sam Manicom is. This is what happened…