Author Archives: Dirk Spits

One year down the road, how is Dirk doing?

It’s been a year since Dirk arrived in Ushuaia, Argentina. He came through 16 countries, supported… [more]

One year down the road, how is Dirk doing? One year down the road, how is Dirk doing?

WEEK #99 How are we doing? 99 weeks, a short recap.

It started in 2012. There was an idea, just a small one. Like a small seed just planted in fresh soil… [more]

WEEK #99 How are we doing? 99 weeks, a short recap. WEEK #99 How are we doing? 99 weeks, a short recap.

WEEK #98 HOW ARE WE DOING? Fin del Mundo!!!

The last week was an emotional rollercoaster. So many thoughts and feelings were running through my mind.… [more]

WEEK #98 HOW ARE WE DOING? Fin del Mundo!!! WEEK #98 HOW ARE WE DOING? Fin del Mundo!!!

WEEK #97 HOW ARE WE DOING? Old shoes, cold feet…

I've forgotten what real cold is.  The last time my feet were this frozen was in Alaska. Back then I… [more]

WEEK #97 HOW ARE WE DOING? Old shoes, cold feet… WEEK #97 HOW ARE WE DOING? Old shoes, cold feet...

WEEK #96 How are we doing? The unknown animal…

There was a loud scream. He was going crazy and was now shouting "Go away!!!". The strange screeching… [more]

WEEK #96 How are we doing? The unknown animal… WEEK #96 How are we doing? The unknown animal...
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WEEK#23 HOW ARE WE DOING? Seattle!

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Seattle. The largest city in the Pacific Northwest. It’s November. What does that mean? It means I’m very happy all Read More →

WEEK#22 HOW ARE WE DOING? Vancouver, thank you!!!

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Vancouver, BC, Canada. The first major city we visit on our way down the west coast of North America. It’s Read More →

WHY CYCLE? a personal note.

Why not? My answer to the question asked most by people I meet. Almost everybody shrugs his or her shoulders Read More →

WEEK#21 HOW ARE WE DOING?

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It’s been a busy week, yet very fulfilling. First of all we’d like to thank all the contestants & people Read More →

WEEK#20 HOW ARE WE DOING? Almost in Vancouver…

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Some days are just better than others. No, not better. Different. In a positive way. Could it be karma? We had Read More →

FACTS & STATS

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Lately I’ve been receiving a lot of questions about the expedition, a lot of them have to do with the Read More →

WEEK#19 HOW ARE WE DOING? Hello, Fort St. John.

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Yes! When we left Fort Nelson we had a good weather forecast ahead of us; 4 days of sunshine and Read More →

WEEK#18 HOW ARE WE DOING? Whitehorse to Fort Nelson

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It’s been a while since our last update. We’ve been in some pretty remote regions of the Yukon and BC, Read More →

Cycling Alone. What does it do to you? A personal note.

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In every (little) town up till now there are people I have met. People who are interested in what I’m Read More →

WEEK#17 HOW ARE WE DOING? The Yukon, Canada

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Yes! We are in Canada. The Yukon. Larger than Life. After cycling through this amazing landscape for a couple of Read More →