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...

Bikepacking Kyrgyzstan in Winter the film!

Finally it is here, our edit from cycling across Kyrgyzstan in winter; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Bu0wSClGcA For more about the trip please read our blogs here; Blog Part 1 http://welovemountains.net/bikepacking-across-kyrgyzstan-in-winter-part-1/ Blog Part...

5 More Awesome Tweed Valley Gravel Routes!

This is the next gravel route blog to follow up the very popular first 5 Tweed Valley Gravel routes I shared. There is so...

The Kinesis Tripster ATR bike – My thoughts so far

After 14 days of riding on the Kinesis Tripster ATR, I think I have a pretty good idea about the bike. Just 14 days...

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...

Cycling the Pamirs 2015 Pt2 – Crossing into Tajikistan via Mars

Sary Tash has a memorable name, but very few moustaches - in fact there's very little of interest at all other than the jaw...

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...

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...

Cycling a Cross border coast to coast

It was a crazy plan in mid summer but in the winteriest day of winter it was ambitious to say the least. Cycling coast...

Cycling East part 8 – South Romania and Transfagarasan Highway

The next part of Romania had me super excited like a kid at Christmas and it certainly didn't disappoint.We were heading directly for the...

Gravel Riding Routes in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

The Trossachs and Loch Lomond National Park is pretty much the heart of Scotland and we were headed to the far east and the...

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...