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Knoydart – the mythical inaccessible peninsula in Scotland

We set out on foot, one of only two ways to reach Knoydart, the other is by boat. Yes you could bring a bike...

Applecross – The best road cycling loop in the UK?

I've heard it be said about Applecross that there's nothing there. "Just a pub and few houses"....er that's kind of the point! A wild...

The infamous Aonach Eagach Ridge – Glencoe

Aonach Eagach is consistently ranked as the best ridge walk and scramble in the UK and in the top few across the world by...

Cycling East Part 13 – Eastern Turkey

The most beautiful part of Turkey's Black Sea coast ended in Sinop, but despite that, Turkey's special because of the people and their hospitality...

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,...

Tenerife – Big climbs, gravel tracks and cacti

I think of Tenerife as a place where people go on the sort of holidays that scare me. Not in the attacked by a bear...

Cycling East Part 9 – The Republic of Bulgaria

Romania was always going to be a tough act to follow, but Bulgaria certainly held its own. As we rode away from the Danube the...

Cycling East Part 10 – Turkey up to Istanbul

Cycling in Turkey is a divisive mix of brutal heat, beautiful scenery, terrible drivers, friendly hospitality, ridiculous hill climbs and awesome food. The...

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...

Autumn colours, rain and grit – Riding across Scotland

It's Friday afternoon, I'm sat looking out of the window at my work, debating whether to ignore the weather forecast and head up north...

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...

Skiing the Vallee Noire, Vallee Blanche and Glacier de Toule, Chamonix

Sunday 24th February POWDER DAY. We set the alarm early after yet more overnight snow, which was certainly enough to freshen up the 30cm...