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Cycle touring the West coast of Scotland

Northern Scotland is all about the mountains, islands and the weather. This is where the postcard landscapes and dramatic history of Scotland can be...

The Jeroboam 300km ‘Gravel’ Event, Italy

The first rule of a 'Gravel' event is surely there needs to be gravel? Am I missing something? I was asking myself this...

Cycling East Part 20 – Cycle Touring Uzbekistan Part 22

From cycle touring in Uzbekistan, Bukhara was probably my pick of the historical Uzbekistan towns, but next I was cycling to Samarkand with its...

Gravel Heaven – A new route in the Scottish Borders

I was already over 2000m of vertical climbing into the ride as I headed uphill further, the rough tracks had taken their toll with...

Deciding on our next adventure

Life, like cycle touring is full of endless route decisions. While we might think we know the general direction, certain innocuous looking turns can...

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,...

The Skye’s the limit

A casual look at the weather revealed a storm was coming towards Scotland, the tail end of a hurricane lashing the US east coast....

South by South West – Bikepacking from Peebles

Over the last few weeks if the weather forecast had put me off riding I'd never have left my front door! Luckily I've learnt...

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 22 – Kyrgyzstan and The Nomads

This post about cycle touring across Kyrgyzstan took some time because it covers possibly the best riding and some of the most interesting and...

Our little cycle ride has started!

Departure day has arrived! It has been a frantic week and a manic Monday. Our ferry leaves at 11.15pm from Harwich and luckily it's...

Croatia

It seems Croatia has a very long coastline and tomorrow will be the last day before we arrive in Montenegro. It has taken us...