Welcome! First, let’s introduce ourselves :)

4 Apr

Hi, and welcome to our brand new CyclingFurther.com site!

As first post, it is probably a good idea to introduce ourselves.

We are Nico (left) and +Yves Taquet (right), both belgians, knowing each other for quite some time, and having traveled together a lot over the past few years : several camping trips across eastern europe (mostly Croatian wonderful coast), music festivals -recommending Sziget and Dourfestival :)-, and more physical trips, such as Kilimanjaro climb with Oxfam Ireland last year, where we took that picture.

This time, we decided to take it to the next level and go for a big journey on bicycle, from Hungary (starting in Budapest, where the idea was born) to the chinese border. We both quit our jobs to do it and got prepared for the past few months, getting our gear right, planning the journey, getting the visas (still some work to do there), and trying to get fit (big fail for that part on my side 🙂

We are starting the trip on the 1st on May in Budapest, and aim at reaching the chinese border somewhere in august. From there we’ll fly back to Budapest to celebrate our success at the Sziget Festival and then going back to Belgium bicycling.
We’ll feed the site and our Google+ page with pictures and hopefully interesting stories along the way!

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10 Responses to “Welcome! First, let’s introduce ourselves :)”

  1. nikoleta-aggeliki April 10, 2012 at 1:13 am #

    nice background….! hahaha
    greetings from the cliffs, again..! ;o)

  2. Benedicte April 16, 2012 at 4:26 pm #

    Awsome journey ahead of you, guys! We’ll be following you every step of the way for sure 🙂 Thanks for sharing and letting us travel virtually with you! Have a great adventure!! (But first, let’s drink some goodbye beers together on friday 🙂 Bisous!

    • cyclingfurther April 17, 2012 at 8:29 pm #

      Thanx and glad you’ll join the party 🙂

      • Catherine April 22, 2012 at 4:59 pm #

        Hi ! I gave a “lift” to Nico this afternoon and he told me a about the adventure. I will follow it on the site… I hope you enjoy!!! Catherine (blue car)

  3. cyclingfurther April 23, 2012 at 11:23 pm #

    yes i remeber too 🙂 thanx again catherine!

  4. Sadi April 26, 2012 at 4:16 pm #

    Dear Nicolas,

    I believe you will enjoy the trip, as well as the part of it in my country (Azerbaijan).
    By the way, the website is great. I will check it regularly to follow your adventure.
    My greetings to Yves!

    Wish you all the best guys!!!

    Sadi

    • cyclingfurther April 27, 2012 at 10:27 am #

      Yes Sadi, I’m glad you’ll follow us, and thanx again for your help to make it real with the visas. 🙂

  5. Abrezol Anne May 2, 2012 at 11:05 am #

    Bravo les gars! N’oubliez pas de prendre en photo les petits chevaux de la plaine mongolienne, ce sont sans doute les ancêtres de nos chevaux actuels!
    À+AA

  6. Abrezol Anne May 17, 2012 at 7:04 am #

    J’ai vu … Quel courage! Bravo les aventuriers d’un nouveau genre

    • Abrezol Anne August 19, 2012 at 10:37 pm #

      Bravo les mollets de champions…. On se réjouit de vous retrouver en pleine forme!
      Bisous, bisous

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