Cycling East Part 18 – Aktau, riding in Kazakhstan Visit 13

This was the first and shortest of three sections of Kazakhstan I would be cycle touring across. In Aktau the romantic Kazakhstan world of...

Cycle touring in Albania

Next up is cycle touring in Albania, it is an interesting country hugely different from even its neighbours Montenegro and Macedonia. However many people...

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 11 – Turkey from Istanbul East

We left Istanbul on what was a historic day for our trip - We began our cycle ride across the varied and gigantic continent...

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...

Rum on the Rocks – Bike ‘n’ hike

Over the last holiday weekend we set out to explore the Island of Rum which was a private and almost secret place until fairy...

What bike for the Silk Road Mountain Race in Kyrgyzstan?

The Silk Road Mountain Race is a unique new bikepacking challenge across Kyrgyzstan. It’s not your standard adventure race - this is a serious...

Bikepacking and the advent of winter in the Highlands

Riding past the forest fringes my lights pick up a bar code of black tree trunks, then suddenly four sets of yellow eyes reflect...

Gravel Rides Scotland – Our First book is Launched

Gravel Rides Scotland is our new book, it has 28 of the best gravel riding routes in Scotland (unsurprisingly!). WeLoveMountains.net has been quiet recently...

2015 a year in photographic review.

2015 was a strange year for us. We finally left Chamonix for good, signified by us collecting our last belongings and on reflection it's...