You don’t have to ride a bike for very long before you encounter wildlife in the road. Rabbits. Pigeons. Sheep.
Early one day in Mongolia I took to the grass to avoid a rough bit of the trail worn by vehicles, when a little face popped up in front of me. A weasel or something, I thought.
I nearly crapped myself when this happened:
I just got published in Adventure Bike Rider!
It’s the story of my trip almost failing in the Russian far-east, then being rescued and the magnificent joy of reaching Vladivostok.
Here is the team of mechanics who helped me:
And here is my proudest ever moment:
A bit of video from day 64. Such a shame the camera wasn’t working properly but at least you can see the amazing variety of terrain in Mongolia.