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Velocos Newsletter December 2021

In winter, spring 2022, Multi Media presentations and public lectures about our trip are planned again. The dates will be published shortly on the Velocos website. Velocos Route around the world

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Africa we come

Africa just a glimpse away Africa, the cradle of mankind, and the second biggest continent of the earth, are close at hand. After Asia and America, Africa is already the third continent we explore by push bike. It is a … Continue reading

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On Back roads through the Lake and Kootenay District

The Yellowhead Highway is a popular road between Prince Rupert and Prince George in northern British Columbia. This road is also known as Highway of Tears. The locals tell us a sad story about a series of unsolved murders and … Continue reading

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Baer on the run!

The next day, we continue our trip through the hilly terrain. Additionally to the long climbs, we are facing since two days a gusty head wind. It is sometimes so exhausting and frustrating that I swearing in my mind and … Continue reading

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Camping in the wilderness

Instead of pedaling the busier Alaska Highway, we choose to cycle along the Cassiar Highway through the wilderness. The Cassiar Highway is much more remote and because of that, there are not too many places or towns along the way … Continue reading

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Diving Moose

On a car ferry we cross the wide “Great river”, as the Natives call it here. From the shores of the Yukon river, it is only a short ride to Dawson city in the Yukon Territory, which covers an area … Continue reading

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Top of the World Highway

The Top of the World Highway is a 79 miles long highway, beginning at a junction with the Taylor Highway near Jack Wade, Alaska traveling east to its terminus at the ferry terminal in West Dawson, on the western banks of … Continue reading

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Let’s go to Chicken!

After the spectacular ride along the Denali Highway, we picked up our first food parcel in Paxson and pitched our tent just beside a clear creek. We took a very refreshing bath in the fast running stream and warmed ourselves … Continue reading

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Rolling homes

We choose to cycle the Denali Highway. The majority of the road is unpaved and can be a challenge, especially in rainy conditions, but we did not regret it and were reward with an amazing landscape. We are cycling along … Continue reading

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Where is the pump?

On the road again! After a big hug we leave Ella, Till, Mike, Snoopy-dog and Daisy-Duck’s cozy home. We felt very welcome and comfortable at their home. When we roll off, it feels we are leaving home a second time. … Continue reading

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Feeling Home

Linda and Angie, two lovely ladies in their 60s, who invited us to stay at their home in Anchorage, are very friendly and helpful to us. They take their time and drives us around Anchorage. One day they take us … Continue reading

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Spectacular ferry ride to Alaska

With a laughing and crying eye, we wave back. We will miss the relaxed Island groove, but we also look forward for new exiting adventurer and interesting meetings along the way. Beginning of June 2011, we finally continue our bicycle journey. … Continue reading

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