For those of you planning your first cycling tour, here is a first-hand account of what it felt like to one adventurous cyclist. Friend of the site, Pete Martin, recalls the first time he embarked on a long distance, solo cycling trip. In his case, he cycled the Way of the Roses coast to coast route across England.
The Great Victorian Bike Ride is Australia’s premier cycling event for people of all ages and abilities, and is an excellent way to see the Australian countryside and meet locals. Read all about the 35th annual Great Victorian Bike Ride, the Mountains to Murray Bike Ride, in our post.
Check out this great infographic about cycling opportunities in the Lake District of England.
One of the best ways to see Britain is from your bike. This post offers suggestions to enjoy some of Britain’s most picturesque cycling routes under 100 miles.
A survey has found that Londoners who cycle to work are happier with their commute than those who use public transport. Over 1,000 London workers shared their thoughts on commuting to work. An overwhelming 91% of Londoners who cycle to work reported that their commute is acceptable in terms of length, ease, and comfort. It also appears that bike commuting can improve productivity in the office.
For those of you craving cycling adventure, here is a slice of extreme cycling adventure in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. This account will either inspire you to get out there and embrace the unknown on your bike – or make you decide that your morning commute to downtown is enough adventure already!
Cycling through the semi-desert of the Klein Karoo in South Africa – including some fascinating information about ostriches and feather barons!
An interview with Reza Pakravan, author of Kapp to Cape: Never Look Back: Race to the End of the Earth. This book is a thrilling and inspiring account of two men achieving an almost incredible bike ride.
Dublin, the capital city of Ireland, is known for its vibrant nightlife, the green color that invades every corner, and the hospitality of its inhabitants. Less well known is the fact that Dublin is a great city for cycling – so why not explore Dublin by bike, and really get to know it?
This post is a beginner’s guide to bike tours! It has the answers to the questions you might have when you start thinking about your first bike tour. Plus, it features a detailed account of a first time bike tour along the Moselradweg in Germany.
This post explains how to enjoy the Olympic Park in Sydney, Australia, on a bike! Includes advice on transit options to get there (RiverCat or train), plus where to rent a bike so you can enjoy Olympic Park.
The mountainous Lake District in north-western England offers many opportunities for cycling in beautiful natural countryside. Although it is a small area, it offers incredibly diverse terrain. This means that there are cycling opportunities for everyone from beginner cyclists to advanced cyclists looking for an Alpine experience in England! This post offers an infographic with three Lakes cycling routes that are ideal for beginners.
When we were kids, cycling was a normal part of everyday life. We just got on our bikes and started pedaling! These days, we have to dress up as if we are about to participate in a dangerous sport. Recently we rode bikes in Paris, and it seemed to us that Parisians ride bikes just the way we did as kids – they just get on a bike and start pedaling! We would like to see an entire world in which riding a bike is as normal and casual as it was when we were kids. Let’s make cycling normal again!
This post is about how to rent a Velib bike share bike in Paris. For a very low cost, you can rent a Velib bike at any one of more than 1,230 Velib bike stations in Paris. This post also includes tips on cycling in Paris for tourists. Plus a video to give you a taste of what it is like to ride a Velib bike share bike in Paris.
The UK is blessed with beautiful surroundings in abundance. Cycling in North-East England, you are sure to come across some of the greenest, soul-enriching scenery you’ll find anywhere in the world. And if you are looking for a romantic cycling route in North-East England, there are plenty of those too! This post describes 5 Romantic Cycling Routes in North East England.
The world is brimming with must-visit natural locations for cyclists. From dedicated cycling holidays to taking a day trip into the countryside by bike, traveling through an area on two wheels means that you can experience the natural beauty in one of the most exhilarating ways. This post by guest author Nick Ball introduces 5 incredible cycling locations inspired by nature.
This post describes 5 thrilling bike rides in India! With its breath-taking scenery and biologic diversity, India offers some unique experiences for bike tourists. Head out to India for some thrilling mountain biking and scenic cycling.
Here are 5 reasons to plan a cycling holiday in the UK. It’s a beautiful country full of friendly locals, and one of the best ways to experience it all is on a bike. Read all about planning a cycling holiday in the UK for the whole family.
This post describes the 5 Best Cycling Routes in India! With its breath-taking scenery and wide open spaces, India offers some very special and utterly unique experiences for bike tourists.
With everything from safe cycle paths to dedicated refueling spots for cyclists, Newcastle upon Tyne is a haven for cyclists of all abilities. Here’s a guide to the best cycling routes in Newcastle upon Tyne, as well as where to rent bikes, eat and shop.