Tour Du Congo

By Dennis Ruijgt As in the seventies when Muhammed Ali shocked the world in Congo during the “rumble in the jungle”, anticipation mounted for the debut performance in Congo of the mixed team of Kenyan and Dutch riders. Tour du Congo was the stage, three Kenyan and two Dutch riders the protagonists, accompanied by the … Continue reading Tour Du Congo

Hummus, Hezbollah and the Pursuit of Happiness

Tour de Lebanon It is often said that who we are as individuals is largely determined by the things we have experienced. But what if what we have experienced in life has also been experienced by millions of other people?  Who are we then really? Taking for granted the lower rungs of Maslow’s pyramid, for … Continue reading Hummus, Hezbollah and the Pursuit of Happiness

Albania: Adventure in Europe’s Backyard

“Cycling is brutal, it always wants a little more than you can give. The joy and fulfilment it gives are only on loan. It asks for them back when you need those things the most.” -Lachlan Morton A large, unlit firework appeared with “don’t hold when lit” written clearly along the left hand side of … Continue reading Albania: Adventure in Europe’s Backyard