Days of the sun

The winter is finally over, even up here in cold northern Estonia. To be honest, I had completely forgotten how miserable winter is up here. My old home, Berlin, was already basking in lovely spring days, while up here we only received more snow. However, now that the snow is gone, it turns out that […]

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Socially social

Last week I permanently deleted the Hobo Facebook page. The decision to do so had nothing to do with the #deletefacebook movement, but I’ll admit that I’ve never been a fan of Facebook to begin with. And in case you’re wondering why we’re not FB friends any longer, I’ve also deleted my personal account. The […]

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A fond farewell and recycling

My time in Berlin is up and it’s time to move on. I’m moving to Tallinn, Estonia at the end of the year. I must say I’m really excited about my new home, as it is a young state, full of energy and growth. The new location should also be a major improvement to riding […]

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Not dead yet…

My apologies for the long silence, along with the usual excuses of my professional life getting in the way of being a full time hobo. Anyhow, all has not been lost yet, as I’ve made the decision to further lighten the 500 EXC, along with my standard luggage setup. The designs have already been made […]

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Absolute Albania and EXC touring

I’m back home. The end of the Greek trail was very nice, but Albania was truly spectacular. The riding was absolutely fantastic, but pretty tight and generally energy consuming, so I ended up spending more time there than intended. I was pretty worn out when I reached the Montenegrin border, and knew that the mountains […]

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Going solo

The ride continues from Thessaloniki towards Albania today. Unfortunately Perra is injured and on his way north on tarmac, so I will be riding solo from here on. If you’re in the Western Balkans and looking for some offroad riding, drop me a line and join the Crimson Trail.

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