My final preparations

My last three days has been busy, cleaning up the apartment, but with some help from "JaJaMen" company, some visit at my furniture storage, selling my car, phone calls and things like that. Here is my furniture store The two last  nights I spent in my colleague's apartment and I'm very thankful for his generosity, Thank's Kenth. Something you can't influence is the weather and thanks for that, but it could have been [...]

By |april 1st, 2017|Preparation|0 Comments

Almost three weeks left…

Three weeks go fast, but I'm feeling it's hard to wait until I lift my right leg over the top tube on my Surly Long Haul Trucker and pedaling away south. When I do that, is it almost three-year long bike ride ahead of me, up hill and down dale, but I'm going love it. Can You imagine?. I can, I've dreamed about it. There is another solo cyclist from my county, Fredrika Ek and [...]

By |mars 15th, 2017|Journey Blog, Preparation|0 Comments

Problems with my new bike

  I have since last autumn planning for a new bike, Of course I have been able to stick to my current, Trekk with aluminum frame, but if an accident occurs and welding is necessary,  a steel frame is more easy to repair, especially at countryside in countries with less technic Equipments and skills Another reason for a new bike is, steel frame is more rigid and that will be needed. Surly Long Haul Trucker is an [...]

By |mars 2nd, 2017|Europe, Journey Blog, Preparation|0 Comments

My journey needs fitness

Friskis & Svettis (F&S) is my favorite fitness place, excellent leaders with 125% enthusiasm, energi and joy. Five to six days a week, I change clothes for sweaty activities, but the social contact with others also means a lot. PowerHour with Åsa is something special, everytime Without these meetings training would become quite boring. I am gonna miss these exercisers, all of them. Almost three years without F&S, it's hard to imagine, but [...]

By |februari 28th, 2017|Europe, Journey Blog, Preparation|3 Comments

Vaccinations are necessary

To avoid the most serious diseases you must suffer an while. vaccinations are important Five continents requires a number of syringes but with help of a nurse in worldclass it's like a piece of a cake.   and together with my satellite tracing system, Spot3 Gen  and their GEOS service I paid for... ...I feel safe...(:-) Spot 3 Gen-Satellite Tracing System Should anything serious happen to me I only need to  push [...]

By |februari 25th, 2017|Europe, Journey Blog, Preparation|0 Comments

Local media is curious

My global bicycle trip interests more than just myself, and today the local news visit me and would like to know more of my thoughts and how my route looks like, why I am doing this trip and what part of the trip I most look forward to and so on. Outside it is full winter which nowadays is a rarity even up here i north and sadly enough, it will become increasingly common. The [...]

By |februari 25th, 2017|Journey Blog, Preparation|0 Comments

All my stuff… Puhh!

  Sunday evening and my preparations continues. More cartons to fill up with differents stuff and then cleaning up lockers and boxes. At this very moment, I wonder why it necessary to buy so many gadgets. Most of them is unnecessary and unneeded. Therefore the disposal of unneeded assets is started, sorting, throwing away, and donating to secondhand shops, thousands of gadgets in any case to take care of. I wonder how many "planet earth" [...]

By |januari 29th, 2017|Europe, Journey Blog, Preparation|0 Comments

My Global Cycling Tour

My Global Cycling Tour In the past year I have been thinking and then definitely making a Global, Round The World  cycling tour  I have previously during my holidays cycled around in Europe during three four weeks and also a bike ride through Cuba. So I am no a rookie cyclist but so far and under so long time I have never done before I got the idea when I read an article about another [...]

By |januari 10th, 2017|Europe, Journey Blog, Preparation|0 Comments