So obviously you need water, but there's loads of water and creeks and that kind of thing, but you need to filter it so we just had it with us anyway. So buying secondhand is really good COVID I think some people a bit more worried about it now, but you can definitely still do it. It was all about our cycle as much as I want to and I cycled a lot like after that. And I was pulling her with an orange cord off road back to the road, and I was just grinding it out. people bought some coffee and and some brekkie. One of the best examples of my best bargain was was a real wheel that I broke in China. We're on a mission to help create happier people and a healthier planet. So for all of the Great Divide mountain by route and the Baja divide, Baja divides about 1700 kilometres and the Great Divide mountain bike is even even longer. The next lady who drove past had a big old truck drove to hospital. So I remember we were trying to figure out how to use the MSR cooker, whilst we were there and like the first day, and that was an absolute nightmare, I just couldn't figure this thing out, I didn't realize you had to prime it. But it's so easy. And then we'd seen loads of people buying all this plastic bottled water along the way and then just kind of throwing it away. And unless my water bottle that I was using, because I use just kind of the gist of what I meant to be single use plastic water bottles, but a 1.5 liter bottle, I'd buy one of them and I'd make it last six months. You can also watch the accompanying videos on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/adamhugill, A midday recording for a change. And if I would have just been like, No, it's okay. And then when free diving, and one of the guys was an instructor. Don't care what other people are doing. TPZ181: Cycling in Asia and Creating YouTube Videos with Adam Hugill August 25, 2019 by Paul Schmid Leave a Comment The cycling books he read fueled his passion for travel and adventure. She She used that she also went on a 14 month long bike trip through Central Asia and from the UK, and he swears by a stereo pedal and it's always something I never have used and has uses batteries because it's an older model, but now they make them where you charge it via USB. And we I still feel that mine wasn't that long either. And don't worry about anybody else. My girlfriend was ill. And she she was she had h pylori bacteria and infection in the stomach. We're on our way to Argentina, and this American couple were standing there and you've got all of your all of your stuff on your bikes, you're obviously doing something with the panniers on. So I was just trying to figure this thing out. In some ways it feels like this year has flown by. View Adam Hugill’s profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. You can also watch the accompanying videos on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/adamhugill, I appoliogise for the yawns during the recording but I didn't want to edit out the reality of life on a bike tour. You can support the podcast, the filming and bike tour by becoming a Patreon and get a bunch of rewards: Patreon So it's like if you're into any hobby, buying the most expensive gear to start with, will probably not really be that valued or appreciated. The bike tour diary returns after a few months break. It is really amazing. That certainly was some of the least enjoyable times for our trip and I'm not a road biker, some people love that kind of stuff. 53:41 TPZ199: Cycling Alaska to Argentina with Radu Păltineanu. Really good comparison is the thief of joy. That sounds great. And if that is a name you have set yourself out for that can be really rewarding. So they were on a partial sponsorship. We did a few other bits and bobs along the way to change things up like a 16 day canoe in the Yukon some hiking here and there. And it's kind of work out what's the point? tip number five and This is something that you get told what to do when you're younger, which I think it makes sense, but, but it's talking to strangers, like, ah, if I didn't talk to strangers on the journey, it'd be a very lonely journey when I was biking by myself through even countries like Japan or South Korea, where I understand hard that none of the language of me and yes, the the interactions I had with people if you had to speak their language, or if you don't, and they make your day lights, again, so many instances, and there can be so many little things that somebody can offer you be a smile via a piece of food, a place to sleep, and these real basic human needs that a stranger can just offer you a read, I, I fully believe that 99% of the world has good people that wants to provide for their families. Yeah, it can be go wrong. And I just wanted company, I'd wanted to be with people. So stick around to the end for those bad boys. And if you if you need anything, just give her a ring. Sometimes it's crazy hoiw quickly an evening can change. They said yeah, there's there's cafe just around the corner. There's this lady. And they could be like, No, I mean, I want to go really fast. But thanks anyway. So. So it was and then mount mountain bikes. very tactical says that we've got some of those in there too. Yeah, when that broke, I think out of all the gear which I became attached to that water bottle, which was the most attached to a piece of kit. I think like sizing is so important. It has like minimal environmental cost. But yeah, lots of lifts that were needed when I was sick or goobie was sick. I guess that's where you were going to go with it. 90'+5' Offside, Norwich City. So check out we still got some spaces by the time you hear this, as with all of our trips now, if you book on but the trip can't go ahead due to COVID you will be offered to change to a later date, move to a different trip or get a full refund, no questions asked. But But yeah, remember that, that going and having to discard it and being like, Ah, no, the ball is gone. The Pursuit Zone. It was on the island of Haida gwaii, which is on the west coast of Canada. But there's not a lot of detail. And then imagining yourself out on the trail in the future like using all of your kit and cycling on your bike. Find Preston North End vs Leeds United result on Yahoo Sports. george b Â Yeah, because we got them from Poland. And I ended up in hospital after two days with inflammation in my knees from knee injuries. You can support the podcast, the filming and bike tour by becoming a Patreon and get a bunch of rewards: Patreon He's got so many great photographs and routes which have been up there by users. Okay, tip six, something a bit different. And I think in the UK, there's I don't know exactly how many but maybe between 10 and 15 different backpacking routes. Just mapping comm person stars? But I think my real tipping point is, is whatever gear you've got will do the job to start with. So you kind of hinted at it before as you've moved into bikepacking like away from cycle touring. Like, whenever people ask me what bikes Should I get to do a first bike trip, usually, the first thing I'll say is what bike do you currently have. And so I would use maps.me for when navigating on roads. Oh how I miss cycling Alaska, I had a similar route as you through the state before turning south. And just like only five miles from where I live in Yorkshire in England, I ended up on the Pennine bridleway and I'm now discovering all these old horse tracks, which were used for being used for last few hundred years. Right? It's really when you start putting miles and distance into that gear. Oh, it's huge. And it's also good environmentally as well, that stuff's already been produced, then you're not buying new things that require new resources. But I really do think that usually the best bit of gear is out is the gear you've got. And they're, they're expensive. Whereas if you start small, I think you'll you'll learn a lot of lessons that will when you choose. 90'+7' Second Half ends, Norwich City 1, Birmingham City 0. The Pursuit Zone. I think you and I have both been inspired to travel and to go on bike Tours by people like Alastair Humphreys, and Sean Conway, who you've previously interviewed and other people that we kind of see have done these amazing things. And I happen to be camping at this library where she was trying to get a breakout breakdown service and she got back vehicle was working. definitely. We've got a few tips, and we'll run through them. We met in Dec 2018 in China when she was cycling from the UK to Malaysia. If you're going to do a big tour overseas is going to be quite expensive to ship gear back and forth or stuff like that. Adam Hugill is travelling the world by bike and this podcast is a collection of travel stories and interviews with people he connects with along the way. There's just like a few high points here and there. And I thought I we probably won't need that. But a good way that I've been thinking about outdoor gear is not and kind of clothing more generally is the cost per use, as opposed to the absolute cost. So we ended up taking the number. WE TALK to Faye Shepherd about her passion for travel and adventure which has seen her reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro … And he was just like, ah, I can't help you go there. Rather than brands or what metal, you're going to use steel or aluminum. But if not just google how to get biking match for free and stick that on your GPS. And like they they just love looking at this driver and just being like I've done so many miles today, and that that for them is the reward. Having already cycled over 13,000 km through Europe, SE Asia, China, Korea and Japan, in June 2019 Adam is taking on his next big challenge on t… And I just really loved the feeling of filtering water and just knowing that we weren't creating any more trash and then also Yeah, it allowed us to go really remote and then not have to worry about not having water. You can also watch the accompanying videos on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/adamhugill, Recently I've started to question my motivations for the journey. And it was still beautiful and felt fairly remote. We literally stayed at this blokes house. And my tip would be just don't get caught up in the gear trap, too many people end up talking a lot about what type of tend to need, what bait Do I need, what are the expensive bits of kit Do I need, and you can spend literally thousands of pounds or dollars on gear, and it will make your life sometimes a bit easier. And that seems like a really long time, like a year and a half of riding your bike that seems outrageously long, but uh, we only ended up getting to Panama. So if like you're in again, say Cambodia, the middle of of a rural area, and you want some water and there's no rivers or there's no streams, you're going to have to go up to somebody and says, Okay, if I have some water and and these people genuinely would love the fact you've come over to talk and would pour you some water and give you a bottle and a few of you and you'd have a really good conversation. And then we met this guy. Some are very tactical and specific, and others are overarching tidbits of advice, and a couple of funny bonus tips here and there. What is the aim of your journey? Match ends, Norwich City 1, Birmingham City 0. You can also watch the accompanying videos on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/adamhugill, Only a short one today. Middlesbrough picked up a first home win in five matches as they condemned bottom … So I wouldn't get too caught up on what gear you've got. I think it can be a lot. The Pursuit Zone. But you did take a side road. It happened early, early days, rather than for me. He soon after realised that joining the Army was the only career path that would match his life ambtions and he went on to … There's a saying, I don't know why I heard this but it's and comparison is the thief of joy. EVER SINCE he became an Air Cadet Adam Hugill knew there was a burning desire inside him to one day lead a life of adventure. You can also watch the accompanying videos on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/adamhugill, Leaving Lary and Lisa's after 6 days off the bike was tough but the bike isn't going to cycle itself. number seven. So I would always say start small, local to yourself and bike touring or backpacking is really just intended to, to get out there and enjoy nature and do it in a really enjoyable fun way. I think that's very pithy way to sum it up. But um, yeah, I really prided myself on not ever buying water. But that's brilliant to use again in the UK. And then they'll soon realize if they don't want all that stuff, then they'll take it off. So hit us with tip number five. Marielle tours much quicker than I do though so lets see how it goes when we meet in 6 weeks. It looks like I have a "be in the UK" non later than date now penciled in. george b Â Awesome. You can also watch the accompanying videos on Youtube at: https://www.youtube.com/adamhugill, I arrive at the library at Delta Junction and discuss my plans as I prepare to leave Alaska. Here's Marielle's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_the_biking_viking_/, In this special episode, I talk about how the idea to cycle the world came about. In other ways it feels like the longest, most full year of my life. This lady just said, oh, we're wearing off too. If you're going climbing or mountaineering, then you probably don't want to scrimp on your quickdraws or on your ice axe or on your crampons. The first time we saw it in person was when they arrived? Because fast fashion has trained us to think that a pair of jeans could cost eight or nine quid or a T shirt should cost four quid. Like it's not about the things they've done, but I know that they've probably been in the same trap, where they have either continued on with something because of some rule that they've set themselves. And she broken down. And that was a that was a decent amount of mileage just between those two routes and a few others here and there. And I think quite a lot of the time you'll see either on social media In real life, you'll meet other bytes hearing people. But that felt almost rushed. And I was just like, No, no, no, no, no, then then we weren't upcycled at all. The Dalton Highway took its toll on my bike and body. Unless you're breaking a record, then then you obviously do need to bike every bit of the trail. But it's also good to have a couple of backups and sometimes it didn't get it quite right. Like they're looking forward to it. See what Glenn Hugill (glennhugill) has discovered on Pinterest, the world's biggest collection of ideas. And yeah, we save money didn't buy as many bottles and got to go really remote. And then the next day, packed, everything started cycling, and we'd probably gone 50 meters. And I think seeing where you live where you live through different eyes is also a huge part of the start small. So if you had a week, I think what you're probably saying there is, is if you have a name to I don't know, they say if you've got two weeks, and your aim is to cycle the length of the United Kingdom, that could be great and amazing. And then probably hate it, especially if you start super big. This is a new series where I interview people with inspiring stories of adventure. And they were really really kind good. And she said no, no, no, just just take the number just in case. So my phone was my GPS in a way like that. And that was when my rear mech hanger, which is a piece of metal that keeps your rear derailleur attached to your your bike snapped. It would kind of 5050 something 60 something and we thought I really I really want to get going but but they were so excited and and so we said yeah, okay, let's go. And I know that their answer would be don't, they would say, though, they'd be like, do your own thing. And we actually hired an RV for a couple of weeks whilst my girlfriend was sick. Some of you who have listened to the pod for a while know that I biked mainly off road from Alaska to Panama over 18 months. Adam Hugill. But yeah, but and also links into another point is if you want to get water, you're usually going to have to talk to a stranger. Like probably a lot of cost less than 10 pens for our because of the memories. And then the biggest Bike Tour I've been on to date started in the summer of 2018, where I cycled from Southeast Asia, through China, and South Korea, Japan. So we had that and then sometimes use trail finders which is another app to read the download from there. And really focus on yourself, ride your bicycle in your way. You can get super remote through parts of it days cycle away from the nearest town and camping under the stars. And sometimes if you get lucky and managed to find a deal, but getting some cheap bit of gear that last year, a long time can really make you feel like you've you've got really good value out of something. This podcast will follow his journey south through the Americas and beyond. Find Watford vs Norwich City result on Yahoo Sports. It was like 10 months in, George and Adamâs bike touring experience, Ending up in hospital after 2 days on the road, Itâs better for the wallet and the environment, More times means more like - free diving, the worlds most expensive sushi, and good times, Being clear on what the aim of your journey is, Protect the environment, go further into the backcountry, save cash. 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