• Darren posted a new activity comment 5 years, 7 months ago

    In reply to: maxairedale posted an update In about 6 hours I will be officially retired. πŸ™‚ Let the party begin! πŸ™‚ After that the only thing holding us back from starting our 6-month tour is some commitments we have in April […] View

    Congratulations Gary!

  • Darren posted a new activity comment 5 years, 7 months ago

    In reply to: Toni Hoffmann posted an update Hey Darren (@dazweeja), you landed in Europe yet? View

    Toni, at home at the moment. I arrive in London on Wednesday morning at 6:00am. Spending Easter in London then heading southwest to start my UK and Europe adventure. I arrive in France by ferry from Ireland on the 6th of July and will start making my way toward Germany from there.

  • Darren posted a new activity comment 5 years, 10 months ago

    In reply to: Toni Hoffmann posted an update Happy 2012 WorldPedalers!! πŸ™‚ View

    Thanks Toni, yes Happy New Year all World Pedal members. May 2012 is the year for touring….

  • Darren posted a new activity comment 5 years, 10 months ago

    In reply to: Darren posted an update Well, it’s been a while since I’ve been around mainly due to work commitments but now I’m free and my mega tour is coming around rather quickly. I fly out to New Zealand on the 17th of […] View

    Fixed Toni, WorldPedal is now a favourite. I would have loved to use your blog but unfortunately I had committed too much time to Blogger. I will try and plug WP as much as possible as I wish to see this site grow.

  • Darren posted an update 5 years, 10 months ago

    Well, it’s been a while since I’ve been around mainly due to work commitments but now I’m free and my mega tour is coming around rather quickly. I fly out to New Zealand on the 17th of January for 8 weeks cycling bliss on the South Island before heading back to Australia for a short break then onto a flight bound for London.

    The European…[Read more]

    • I guess I will see you soon Darren LOL…

      Nice Blog! I will certainly rethink the blog thing here at Worldpedal, probably a lot more userfriendly if I get a simple journal sort of set up on the main page rather then the subdirectory blogs, we’ll see…

      Hey you forgot your favourite site under favourite links πŸ˜€ hehe….

      • Fixed Toni, WorldPedal is now a favourite. I would have loved to use your blog but unfortunately I had committed too much time to Blogger. I will try and plug WP as much as possible as I wish to see this site grow.

  • Darren posted a new activity comment 5 years, 10 months ago

    In reply to: Toni Hoffmann posted an update in the group WorldPedal.com – Updates We just moved once again to another hosting set-up LOL, 3rd time I believe, not keeping track anymore… let’s see how it goes πŸ™‚ Hope you all […] View

    Thanks Toni, I hope you did as well.

  • Darren posted a new activity comment 6 years ago

    In reply to: Toni Hoffmann uploaded a new picture: Loooooong & Dus… Slept really well that night LOL, didn't even mind the usual smelly bedsheets in the "hotel" much… If I remember right, I was dusty/sweaty like this for 3 […] View

    You\’re looking wasted Toni. Must have been a really hard day in the saddle.

  • Darren posted an update 6 years ago

    The New Zealand leg of my tour is booked. I\’ll be spending 8 weeks cycling primarily on the south island from the 17th of January 2012.

  • Darren posted a new activity comment 6 years ago

    In reply to: maxairedale posted an update Not really a touring event, but… http://www.columbiamagazine.com/index.php?sid=47885 View

    Awesome Gary, a nice achievement.

    • Thanks Darren.
      Going to this class was something that Diane and I had been talking about for about 4 years, but could not get things to come together.

  • Darren posted a new activity comment 6 years, 1 month ago

    In reply to: Toni Hoffmann posted an update WP$ is back πŸ™‚ View

    More thoughts here…

    Dreamer
    Planner
    Gypsy
    Explorer
    Adventurer

    ???????

  • Darren posted a new activity comment 6 years, 1 month ago

    In reply to: Toni Hoffmann posted an update WP$ is back πŸ™‚ View

    How about names along the line of Adventurer, Explorer and so on…… That about as good as my imagination gets.

  • Darren posted a new activity comment 6 years, 1 month ago

    In reply to: Leon H posted an update this time in 4 weeks I’ll be back in NZ with a bike, heading across the South Island. Excited – spend today changing some parts over on the touring bike. View

    Nice work Leon, enjoy the spectacular scenery and hopefully favourable weather.

  • Darren posted a new activity comment 6 years, 1 month ago

    In reply to: Darren posted an update I stumbled across this timber bike on Cycle Queensland, what a machine….. View

    Toni, would you know why the above images be being cropped?

    • wow very nice one!! I met a guy in the philippines that makes wooden bicycles by hand but his bikes are not looking nearly as nice lol.. Regarding the crop, the images are too big if you use the in-stream-uploader πŸ™ – will think of something…

  • Darren posted an update 6 years, 1 month ago

    I stumbled across this timber bike on Cycle Queensland, what a machine…..





    • Toni, would you know why the above images be being cropped?

      • wow very nice one!! I met a guy in the philippines that makes wooden bicycles by hand but his bikes are not looking nearly as nice lol.. Regarding the crop, the images are too big if you use the in-stream-uploader πŸ™ – will think of something…

  • Darren posted a new activity comment 6 years, 2 months ago

    In reply to: Leon H posted an update Hi guys! I’ve been largely off the bike and away from the computer last month – it’s been a good break! Back out on Sunday for a short ride that turned into a bit of a mission when I got […] View

    Nice write up Leon. Looks like a great day in the saddle.

  • Darren posted a new activity comment 6 years, 2 months ago

    In reply to: Leon H posted an update Hi guys! I’ve been largely off the bike and away from the computer last month – it’s been a good break! Back out on Sunday for a short ride that turned into a bit of a mission when I got […] View

    Hey Leon, I was reading a recent article in Australian Cyclist and thought, i know this bloke….. Nice job!

  • Darren posted an update 6 years, 2 months ago

    Cycle Queensland 2011 finish line. 570km from Goondiwindi to Brisbane, QLD Australia. (I’m in the black jersey)

  • Darren posted an update 6 years, 2 months ago

    I’m taking a well deserved rest day on Cycle Queensland after 1332 m of climbing over 101km between Texas and Stanthorpe in Queensland, Australia.

    Check out the route profile via the link below.

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    • Good Stuff Darren πŸ™‚ – BTW it’s super easy to embed this GPS data from Garmin into your own WorldPedal Cycle Touring Journal : http://toni.worldpedal.com/test.html – I just made a quick test… Funny that the last entry in my blog was sept.13th 2010 and my second post is sept. 13 2011 (lol both my B-Days :D)… Really need to work on this journal…[Read more]

  • Darren posted a new activity comment 6 years, 2 months ago

    In reply to: Darren posted an update One week to go before my third Cycle Queensland kicks off. I’ll head out on the bike again tomorrow for one final preparation ride before servicing then boxing up for transit to the start […] View

    My bike is in transit, one day of work remaining and then 9 days of cycling bliss.

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