Archive for the 'Cycling from Bangkok to Singapore' Category

Apr 25 2012

Cycling Bangkok to Singapore: The food that fuelled us

We cycled the 2260 kilometres from Singapore to Bangkok in 18 days. I’d like to say that it was pure grit and determination that kept us going, but really it was the food. When you are cycling six to nine hours a day, you need a lot of fuel to keep going, and you can … read the full post

Apr 21 2012

Cycling from Bangkok to Singapore: Should I do it?

So what did we learn by cycling from Bangkok to Singapore? I learned that if I can do this, then anyone can be a cyclist. You just have to keep pedalling. There isn’t another way. As Yoda says, “Do or do not… there is no try.” He’s pretty much spot-on for a fictional gnome: just … read the full post

Apr 16 2012

Cycling from Bangkok to Singapore: The home stretch

The Chinese proverb, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step,” needs to have a corollary: that the problem is you have to keep taking steps until you’re actually done. If you don’t take any steps, you don’t make any progress towards the thousand miles. Elementary? Yes, but harder to deal with … read the full post