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...

Tweed Valley Tunnel Trail Run 2016 – race report

The Tweed Valley holds some trail running gems, and it's great to see a growing recognition of this. But a 600 metre long railway...

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...

Slovenia by bike – short but sweet

Slovenia is a small but perfectly formed country bordered by Italy, Croatia and Austria. I found it a remarkably peaceful and tranquil place. It...

Finishing our cycle tour to Istanbul

After 30 days of straight riding, with no lazy rest days like the Tour de France gets, we had managed to cover 3000km of...

Greece Lightning – Cycle touring the length of Northern Greece

We made it into Greece a few days ago and have now arrived at Kavala. It has been such a friendly country so far. It makes...

Splitboarding: Five Pros and Cons

So the biggest new thing in winter sports is certainly not those pointless snow bikes but instead the much more exciting Splitboarding. Essentially a splitboard...

Bikepacking Iceland Part 2

There's little less inviting to facing the outside world than waking up warmly cocooned in a gore-tex bivvy bag listening to rain pattering down...

Cycling Montenegro – A quick hello and goodbye

In Montenegro we cycle toured through some stunning and beautiful scenery but sadly also some stunningly over developed coast line. We entered from...

Opening day 2013/14; Grands Montets – Chamonix

Not as much snow as opening day last year here in Chamonix, but still plenty of pillows to ski. We had a fun day...

Go Pro video from snowboarding the Hotel Face, Brevent, Chamonix

Brevent, Chamonix, One of the best runs of the season on the Hotel Face. After breaking trail on the hike for what seemed ages...

Cycle touring Batumi to Tbilisi in Georgia – Cycling East Pt14

Georgia is markedly different to Turkey in many ways, but one thing it has in common: it's also a superb place to ride bikes! From...