From The Cutting Room Floor #2: Quite Interesting Sleeping Arrangements [VIDEO]

[vimeo][/vimeo] The second in this series of Janapar bonus video clips will raise a smile with many cycle-tourists. For some of the best two-wheeled travel tales derive from overnighting under the most unlikely of circumstances.

From The Cutting Room Floor #1: The One Where Tom Puts A Hole In His Face [VIDEO]

One of the tragedies of art is how much perfectly decent stuff is chucked away. The 300 hours of footage I shot for Janapar is a case in point. The finished film is 79 minutes long, so for every minute of footage I shot, another four hours were binned. (Admittedly,…

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The Weave Of The Ride (or, Janapar from Andy’s point of view)

In the summer of 2007, my best mate Andy Welch and I set off from my front door. We’d called our expedition ‘Ride Earth’, and were all set to cycle round the world. But the experiences that followed changed all we thought we knew about, travel, adventure and cycle-touring. Weave…

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Video: 3½ Years Into 3 Minutes

A super-short blast through my time away from the UK, from bolshy beginnings in 2007 to humble homecomings a few weeks ago. [vimeo][/vimeo]   Look out for more video coming very soon. Merry Christmas!

A Quick Look Back At The First Year Abroad

One year ago, I pedalled away from my front door on a bicycle, with the vague intention of cycling round the world. As it happened, the bicycle itself proved quickly to be the least important part of my new way of living. It was simply a vehicle which connected me…

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