Ride; Rire

Bikepacking, cycling photography, and ongoing documentation of microadventures follies.

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"This is not a race. It is an adventure." I revisited Samuel's words over and over again. Samuel is the guy who mapped the 2200km (about 1370 miles) of blisteringly hot gravel roads, muddy singletrack descents and soul-crushing tarmac ascents that form the French Divide.
A slow and coffee-infused voyage through two of Italy's most iconic landscapes
What do you do when a good friend decides to get married in Scotland? Grab an old suit, old friends, a plane ticket and a new fatbike - and go for a ride.
We had started out in Vancouver, Canada. Rough destination Los Angeles. We had taken in some hikes in the rainforests of the Olympic Peninsula and hung around in forlorn fishing villages. Between these discoveries, long days on pavement unfolded. After two weeks, we had enough of it.


A short video about the biggest microadventure of the Summer by Marc Fehr. Involving a mountain pass, shooting stars and an early-morning, breezy descent from 2000 meters above sea level. All between 4pm and 9am.

A summer of microadventures (german)

A summer series on microadventures on the outdoor blog of the Swiss newspaper tagesanzeiger.ch

PhD student. Avid bikepacker and dirt tourer. On/ off bike messenger. Forever amazed by nature.

This site is a collection of my ongoing encounters with the world through bikepacking and microadventures in photos, media articles and personal musings.

If it inspires someone to sleep outside for a night, it has fulfilled its purpose.