I was having one of those whimsical “oh you never know” moments when I entered my video about mountain biking in Ethiopia into the Filmed by Bike Festival in America.
I should also add that my glass was half-full with a Barossa Valley red at the time I stumbled across it, which definitely put a rosy tint on the proceedings.
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If I told you that my latest trip was to a lush and fertile country with jungles, rivers, deafening waterfalls, tropical forests and ranges that resemble the Alps and the Grand Canyon, would you think of Ethiopia? Me neither – until I rode through the UNESCO World Heritage Simien Mountains in the North. On an …
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A few bumps and scrapes is a small price to pay for an epic experience. That’s what I told myself sat in Adelaide airport on my saddlesore ass admiring my swollen toe and cut chin, after cycling one of Australia’s great bike trails. From the deep outback of the ancient Flinders Ranges to the world class …
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Tags: Adventure, Australia, Barossa Valley, Bike Trails, Clare Valley, Cycling, Flinders Ranges, Mawson Trail, Mountain Bike Trails, Mountain Biking, Slider, South Australia, Tour Cycling, Travel