Travelling by bike
4 September 2018 | By Marieke |
After spending 6 months on his bike, it’s time to take a break for Bertrand. It’s also the time to share his pleasure of travelling by bike with his Aevon trailer.
Travelling by bike for Bertrand means being constantly on the move, a way to keep routine at bay. You can only go forward. Stopping means falling or temporarily staying in equilibrium. “Movement is one of the most motivating and powerful elements to me.”
It is also a way to show your own strength (both physical and mental) and state loud and clear your attachement to the environment.Travelling by bike is being at ease with your choices. It is also, out of necessity, outdoing yourself.
Above all, pedalling is regularly cited as a synonym of freedom. Freedom of movement, of choice, of direction and desires. You can decide the day before what you will do the day after, with no pressure and no limit.
Finally, pedalling seems to naturally provided a feeling of inner peace. You also feel this when you’re looking at the beautiful landscapes and ever-present nature.
The last 6 months have enabled Bertrand to confirm these values every day. It’s still time to take a little break and let the bike and trailer get some rest for a few weeks. Bertrand will enjoy the mountain, skiing with friends, maybe meet new people on the way. By doing ‘couch-surfing’, Bertand has met many travellers like him along his trips and also back home. It’s an excellent way to create some link and it’s with people met this way that he’ll spend the month of September.
Bertrand will get back on the bike in October.