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Robert Walters Partnership

Robert Walters Partnership

ROBERT WALTERS join The Hairy Handlebars team as a main sponsor.We are incredibly excited that Robert Walters -the world-leading professional recruitment firm- have come on board as one of our main sponsors for the ride to Tokyo. With a record of 'left-field',...

2 Month Musings

2 Month Musings

This marks the first blog publication from us since we hit the road just over two months ago. Up until this point it isn’t something either of us have really given a thought to, preferring to provide brief insights for those interested in our journey via the visual...

Not Long To Go

Not Long To Go

It was around this time last year that we both sat down over a beer or three and came up with the idea of cycling to Tokyo. It began with a fleeting idea, but as sobriety slipped away, visions of the open road became increasingly vivid and the pull of the road...

The Sun Newspaper Coverage

The Sun Newspaper Coverage

National Newspaper The Sun have published an article about our adventure next year, as part of their coverage of The Movember Foundation throughout the month. 28 November, 2018   “Mo Bros set to cycle 6,000 MILES from London to Tokyo for The Movember Foundation-...

Harlequins v. The Hairy Handlebars

Harlequins v. The Hairy Handlebars

We have linked up with Harlequins Rugby Club, as part of their partnership with the Movember Foundation, to raise awareness of our ride and to help us hit our fundraising target.   On a damp and dreary, late autumnal day we set off to Surrey Sports Park in...

Our Road to The Rising Sun

Our Road to The Rising Sun

One of the questions that we get asked the most is “How the f**k are you going to do that?”. It’s certainly a valid one to ask, but hopefully the next few minutes of reading will pre-empt this understandable line of questioning for anyone thinking the same thing. One...

Monotony and Motives

Monotony and Motives

"It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door." - Bilbo Baggins It felt pertinent to start off the blog by explaining to those interested in following our journey why exactly we decided to undertake the challenge. The process has in fact been under way for a...

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