WeLoveMountains wins Travel Blog of the Year 2015

At the Destinations Travel show down in London last week it was announced that my cycle touring adventures had won Wanderlust Magazine's Travel blog...

Bike Packing the Cairngorm Outer Loop, Scotland

I had a weekend on my own and the weather in Scotland was set to be fine. So what should I do was the...

Cycling East Part 1 – Holland

So this was it, we were finally leaving on our bikes, next stop the far East! We posed for some farewell pictures by...

Cycling East part 4 – The Czech Republic

On our last day in Germany the bad weather was back with a vengeance. It was non-stop heavy rain with a low mist and...

Morvelo Bike Clothing

I've not yet really mentioned the Morvelo kit we have been wearing on the trip so far, but as you can see from all...

Some Highlights from the London Bike Show

I have spent the last two days at the London bike show talking to people about my Kinesis Tripster ATR that I rode on...

6 Pros and Cons of Cycle Touring V’s Bikepacking

Why do I choose bikepacking bags over traditional cycle touring panniers? This is still something I get asked a lot so I thought I'd write...

Cycling East Part 23 – Kyrgyzstan the part with the big...

The next section of cycle touring  out of Bishkek and around Issyk Kul lake did the impossible and out scenery'd the first part of...

The road to enlightenment in the Scottish Borders

I always thought the road to enlightenment would be best undertaken by bike. Bike touring or bikepacking is one of the most meditative and...

Riding Tibet Part 1

It's taken a while to write a blog about our trip to China and Tibet. It was a pretty crazy trip where so much...

Bikepacking across Iceland Part 1

Cycle touring Iceland is something that's always been in the back of my mind, the desolate empty interior captures my imagination with its volcanoes,...

Cycling East Part 2 – Western Germany

We left Holland on the river Rhine cycle path, a flat gravel path meandering its way along the river heading into Germany. The river...