Circuit Rider CZ

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Circuit Rider CZ
My name is Simon. I'm English and I've been living in Prague since 1995. I work as a translator, but cycling is what I really love doing.
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  • Circuit Rider comes full circle 11 months ago Stage 7, day 6 (Thursday, 6 July 2017)Cieszyn to Bohumín, 60 kmThe final day of my tour around the Czech frontier starts like most of the others have done - eat as much breakfast as possible, pack the bags, load up the bike and pay the hotel bill - but with one notable difference. This time, I’m...
  • Two brothers, two sisters, a wife, a cousin and her son 11 months ago Stage 7, day 5 (Wednesday, 5 July 2017) Jablunkov to Cieszyn, 54 kmI should be feeling happy, but I’m not. My wife, Jitka, her cousin Pavla and Pavla’s 10-year-old son Šimon have travelled all the way from Prague to Cieszyn in Poland to join me for the final stage of my Circuit Ride tomorrow....
  • Easterly rider 1 year ago Stage 7, day 4 (Tuesday, 4 July 2017)Karolinka to Jablunkov, 86 kmAnother day, another border crossing, this time at Konečná, which means “terminus” in Czech. Things get even more terminal as I swoop down the other side of the pass into Klokočov, the first Slovak town I’ve encountered on...
  • Stuck in a (muddy) rut 2 years ago Stage 7, day 3 (Monday, 3 July 2017) Žítková to Karolinka, 75 kmNot for the first - or last - time on my Circuit Ride, I’m confronted with a cycle trail that’s too rough to ride. A short while back I had to squelch through a waterlogged section where some huge forestry vehicle had gouged...
  • Hill towers and towering hills 2 years ago Stage 7, day 2 (Sunday, 2 July 2017)Hodonín to Žítková, 93 kmI have ground to a halt halfway up the exposed spiral staircase of Travničná telecommunication tower and I’m having to give myself a stern talking to. That toddler just managed it, so why can’t you? The steps - slippery after...

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Karen
15:58 PM November 20, 2012

Simon has a very unique angle for his blog. He is cycling around the perimeter of the Czech Republic. Along the way, he shares a whole bunch of history that is new to me. I especially appreciate his insights into the long-gone German population. It's a great read.

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