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 returns! 1 month ago Yes, after a hiatus of almost six years, I have at last carved out enough time to attempt to complete my perimeter ride of the Czech Republic. In just over two weeks' time, barring disasters, I will embark on the long-planned Stage 7 of my Circuit Ride. I've booked time off work, I've bought my...
  • Circuit Ride Recycled - Part 2 4 years ago In which our intrepid protagonist enters Poland, where he finds the trails - and the food - not entirely to his liking...Testing spells and spelling testsStage 2, day 3 (Sunday, 25 July 2010)Trutnov to Szklarska Poręba (84 km)Funny things, borders. As I cross into Poland, where I’ll be spending...
  • Circuit Ride Recycled - Part 1 4 years ago Given the complete lack of posts here since last July, you might be thinking that I’ve hung up my cycling shoes for good. But you’d be wrong. Yes, my mission to circumcycle the Czech Republic has been on hold for far too long now, but I’m looking forward to completing the job this summer.I...
  • Stage 7 ticked off (for now) 5 years ago A (very small) number of you must be wondering what is happening with my Circuit Ride given the absence of news on this blog over the last few months.First of all, let me apologise for the dearth of new posts here recently. Since the start of this year I have been extraordinarily busy in the...
  • Lednice-Valtice: chateaux, follies and fakes 5 years ago Stage 6, day 5 (Wednesday, 28 September 2011)Mikulov to Břeclav (46 km)As I climb out of the village of Úvaly the crack of shotgun fire around me seems alarmingly close. It’s a sound I’ve been hearing throughout this stage of my trip, yet I've only laid eyes on one single hunter. I wonder... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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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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