How to travel across Africa by Bicycle with T1Diabetes ? – Comment traverser l’Afrique à vélo avec un diabète T1 ?

ENG – That’s it !
In a few days, I will get on my bike to travel across Africa. 20.000 km, 650 days, a sea to cross, a desert to cycle through, mountains to climb, one after the other. All in all, a whole continent to cycle from top to bottom !

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As you may imagine, this isn’t just a childhood dream coming true. It’s about Continue reading “How to travel across Africa by Bicycle with T1Diabetes ? – Comment traverser l’Afrique à vélo avec un diabète T1 ?”

Temperature, my sweet enemy

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One of the main challenges I will have to face during my journey as a type 1 diabetic is the logistics around the supply and conservation of insulin. Indeed, while insulin can be found 24/7 in nearly all pharmacies in the western world, finding insulin in Africa is another story. Continue reading “Temperature, my sweet enemy”

Bike with Diabetes sponsored by Reuse – Bike with Diabetes sponsorisé par Reuse

ENG – REUSE TRADING and REUSE EXPEDITION both decided to sponsor Bike with Diabetes in two ways : logistically and financially.

Cycling around the Mediterranean not being an option because of the political unrest in the Near-East, options are scarce to reach Egypt. The easiest one would be to Continue reading “Bike with Diabetes sponsored by Reuse – Bike with Diabetes sponsorisé par Reuse”

Bike with Diabetes goes to Sea – Bike with Diabetes prend la mer

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ENGLISH – Safety being one of my main priorities, some of you might wonder how on earth I’ll cycle from Brussels to Cape Town with Syria standing on my way to the African continent. So which are the alternatives to cycling the short slip of land along the Mediterranean that lays between Turkey and Lebanon ? Well, there aren’t that many, considering cycling around Syria would take way too much time !

The most obvious alternative would be to Continue reading “Bike with Diabetes goes to Sea – Bike with Diabetes prend la mer”