Bella is a passionate cyclist, and accomplished travel writer who has dedicated her life to exploring the world on two wheels. She is most content when cycling in the mountains or embarking on a long-distance bicycle tour. An expert on cycling in France, she enjoys sharing her own experiences, to help others plan their ultimate French cycling holiday.

Kari and Merv Loia and their Touring bikes for their TransAmerica Bike Trail cycle tour

Episode 66: Kari Loya

Discover the profound journey of a son and his 75-year-old father as they cycle 4,600 miles across the United States, battling the elements and the challenges of Alzheimer’s. Join us as we explore the highs and lows of their adventure, the people they met, and the lessons they learned along the way. Listen now for an experience that will move and motivate you.

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Hanna and Jonas biking for biodoversity

Episode 64: Hanna and Jonas

Ever imagined cycling across continents? Hanna and Jonas did more than just dream; they embarked on a 20,000 km journey through 20 countries to explore biodiversity initiatives. In our latest podcast episode, they share the highs and lows of their adventure, from frozen toothpaste to heartwarming welcomes. Tune in to be inspired by their story and learn about the incredible environmental projects they’ve discovered along the way.

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Viivi Rissanen dipping her bike in the ocean New Zealand

Episode 63: Viivi Rissanen

Embark on a journey of resilience and discovery with Viivi Rissanen, a Finnish explorer whose thirst for adventure knows no bounds. In this episode of the podcast, we delve into Viivi’s audacious expedition across New Zealand – a land of untamed beauty and unpredictable weather. Facing the elements head-on, Viivi cycled the Tour Aotearoa, navigating from the lush subtropical rainforests of the North Island to the majestic, snow-capped peaks of the South Island.

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Jenn Hamelman bicyel touring

Episode 62: Jenn Hamelman

In this episode of Seek Travel Ride, we delve into the world of cartography and cycling with Jenn Hamelman, a veteran at the Adventure Cycling Association, who shares her captivating journey from Portland, Maine, to Seattle, Washington – the scenic long way around. As a cartographer, Jen has spent 25 years charting paths for others, but it was her personal quest that took her through a transformative experience, braving relentless rain, steep climbs, and the unexpected generosity of strangers.

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Nicolai Bangsgaard, on his kick scooter while making his way across Australia

Episode 61: Nicolai Bangsgaard

Get ready to be whisked away on an adventure that spans the globe! In this episode, i am joined by Nikolai Bangsgaard, a seasoned traveller who has turned his passion for cycling into a lifestyle. From pedalling over 62,000 kilometres across 53 countries to his latest global triathlon challenge, Nikolai’s story is nothing short of awe-inspiring. Discover the beauty of slow travel and how it transforms not just the way we move, but how we connect with the world. Don’t miss out on this exhilarating tale of adventure and human spirit. Click play now and let Nikolai’s journey inspire your next great adventure!

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Steph Devery spent over 2 years cycle touring through 40 countries

Episode 60: Steph Devery

Get ready to be taken on a whirlwind journey across continents as Steph Devery recounts her thrilling bicycle tour from the rock of Gibraltar to the windswept Cape of Good Hope. In this latest podcast episode, you’ll ride alongside Steph through 40 countries, experience close encounters with Africa’s majestic wildlife, and discover the profound kindness of strangers. This is not just a story of travel; it’s a narrative of transformation and the indomitable human spirit. Tune in and let your heart race with every pedal stroke on this epic adventure.

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Daniel Troia on his epic bicycle tour across American

Episode 59: Daniel Troia

In this heart-stirring episode of Seek Travel Ride, I embark on a remarkable journey with Daniel Troia, who dared to traverse the United States not just on two wheels, but with an audacious twist: setting out without a penny to his name or food in his panniers. Over seven months and across 19 states, Daniel put his faith in the kindness of strangers, proving that generosity can be found in the most unexpected places.

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