Monthly Archives: September 2014

Blog 9 – Paro to Punaka

After our first night in Bhutan, we started our journey East towards Bumthang and the starting venue for the Tour Of The Dragon race. We will take 3 days to drive there at leisure allowing James time to get some … Continue reading

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Blog 8 – In Bhutan at last!

Ant and James left Kathmandu after Ant did a little haggling Nepali style! 30 KG extra baggage for £18.00 – bargain! Touch Down Bhutan The Druk air flight is one of a kind, limited pilots qualified to fly a Airbus … Continue reading

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Blog 7 – Arrival in Kathmandu!

The Adventure of Travel in Asia! Having checked in at Heathrow yesterday relatively trouble free. We had 60KG baggage limit to share and turned up with 85KG! The nice lady on the Jet Airways counter turned a blind eye and … Continue reading

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Blog 6 – All packed and ready to depart!

Ant and James depart tomorrow from Heathrow with a lot of of luggage and an attempt to sneak in a little more than the allowed 30KG each for their flight to Kathmandu Nepal. They land in Nepal for an over … Continue reading

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Blog 5 – Tour of the Dragon – a TV appearance

Our latest video blog includes a training update and preview of James testing the kit and equipment he will be using during the Tour of the Dragon race including some fantastic mountain bike clothing products generously sponsored by Madison Clothing, … Continue reading

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