Spring is here, or well, almost summer soon, and I am very late in thinking about racing. I participated in five races last year, and wish to re-do at least some of them this year too, just to measure my progress. There are also a few gran fondo type events I wish to test my … Continue reading Time to switch gears: From touring to racing mode!
Could not sleep well last night because a nice Japanese family checked into the hostel I was staying at 22:30 and kept talking until 1am. They also had a small child stay awake until midnight, and she wasn't really able to control her volume. However, Today was an easy flat course, so I took my … Continue reading Day 05: Sunshine, rain and sunshine again
It was a pretty chilly in the morning. I knew because I felt tears coming out when I rode without sunglasses in the morning. After a fast breakfast, it was all uphill. For about 2 hours. https://instagram.com/p/BRpAwEWlA6C/ It was all worth it though. I was above some clouds, there was snow, I saw sunlight on … Continue reading Day 03 – Across Nagasaki
There are only a handful of good bike packing gear manufacturers, and only about three high-quality ones come in to my mind. I think I got the best one. I might be biased as a North European, but I have seen the brand ever since I was little, and the fact that everything is 100% … Continue reading The Gear Roundup: Bike packing setup
Some day I would like to go on a cycling trip being completely disconnected. This time though, I'm packed with electronics to keep me on the road. https://instagram.com/p/BRaIfgIFDYg/ I got three small blinky lights from the 100 yen shop One USB rechargeable front light (200 lumens) for times when I need to see instead of … Continue reading The Gear Roundup: addicted to tech
I would like to give special thanks to Science in Sports for supporting my journey. I am proud to be their Supported Athlete. I have plenty of previous experience utilizing their products, so I know they work for me. Cycling day after day really takes a toll on your body, and only then can really appreciate … Continue reading Sponsored athlete by Science in Sport