Week 2 – Keramas and Nusa Lembogan, starting to get itchy riding feet

Arriving at Kermas beach I found the homestay I had searched on Tripadvisor.com the Nirwala Homestay. The homestay is set amongst beautiful rice paddies and has a few bungalows with small fish ponds. They are still building a few more rooms while I was there. You walk down a small dirt road to check the […]

Week 3 – Dusty barrels from a classic wave

I jump on the public ferry from Gili T to Bangsal the closest port on the main land, it’s a 1hr boat ride in some turbulent waters from strong currents and high wind, even at 7.30am in the morning. It a mission to get the bike and gear on to a very full ferry, but […]

Week 4 – The return of the “HELLO MISTER, WHERE YOU GOING!”

6x 1.5 litres of water (9 Litres)3x Mizone (Energy Drink 600ml) 1.8litres1x Coke 350ml1x Sprite 350ml This is what I drank during the 12 hours on the road from Desert Point to Kuta Lombok. It was supposed to be an 80km day traversing the beautiful bays of South Lombok, but turned into a 12 hour […]

Week 5 – Chased by monkeys on Sumbawa and the october mega swell.

The bay at scar reef is one of the most beautiful I have seen, you can easily compare it to some places in the Mentawai, clean water, huge reef pass and breath taking headlands on each side. I book into the Jelenga bungalows for 3 nights, $15 per night, I have just missed the massive […]

Taiwan here we come!

Taiwan here we come! Our next destination for the Eat.Sleep.Surf series has been confirmed, Taiwan! With the backing of the Nautical Channel we will be surfing, cycling and filming on the beautiful tropical island of Taiwan. Located 180km off the southeastern coast of mainland China, we will produce 2x 45min episodes that will highlight the […]

Temples & Fixies (Rian)

/Taiwan/ Temples & Fixies (Rian) on: December 15th, 2014 The day had finally arrived, our departure for another incredible adventure overseas. I have found that over the years and numerous long-distance rides, my preparation process has become more streamlined. I know my equipment and what works and doesn’t. I check the weather forecast to pack […]

Leaving Taipei and huge typhoon Vongfong surf

We woke in our hotel room in Taipei with anticipation of the first day of riding. Its always an exciting day, we have travelled so far with our boards and bikes and now we get to put them to good use. We had assembled the bikes in our hotel room about level 8 and then […]

5 Remote Waves that I wasn’t expecting to find

These are some of the waves that I dreamt about finding when I was a little kid. Travelling to new place to find surf is often exciting but also a slow process. We would sometimes not surf for about 2 weeks until finding a wave to surf which makes that first surf all the sweeter. […]

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