A gravel cycling loop in the North Lake District

The English Lake District isn't immediately thought of as a huge gravel riding hotspot with tracks tending to be rough, steep and straight up...

Cycle touring Forum at the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival

I was in Sheffield briefly this weekend to attend and talk at the first ever SHAFF Fringe cycle touring forum and it was a...

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...

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...

Tea Time in Darjeeling – A cycle tour in the Indian...

Cycle touring on main roads in Nepal and India was at times a tad suicidal, cyclists are an inferior beast who should just get...

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...

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...

Cycling across Italy – Is this the best country to cycle...

We left france about a week ago and our progress through Italy has been pretty quick and certainly enjoyable. Lets face it while cycle...

Bike Packing the Southern Cairngorms

It was getting late as I rode around the last corner to where the dot on the map was, but it wasn't a bothy...

Cycling from Chamonix, France to Istanbul, Turkey

So only a few days to go until we cycle across Europe to Asia. Crossing 9 Countries (France, Italy, Slovenia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Albania, Macedonia,...

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...

Road cycling in France – Chamonix to Annecy and Back

It is hard to beat the road riding in the Alps during the spring. The snowy mountains and lush green valleys make the scenery...