In Ireland, the last few years have seen a massive upsurge in cycling. There are many benefits to using the cycling trails in Ireland. Ireland is increasingly becoming one of Europe’s top cycling destinations. Irish tourist providers now offer a whole host of cycling holiday packages to international guests, helping them to enjoy cycling trails in Ireland. So what makes cycling trails in Ireland so special? Ireland’s moderate year round climate ensures that no matter what time of year it is, you can always use the roads and trails for cycling. However with so many options, it can prove challenging to narrow down which cycling trail in Ireland is the right route for you. The people at The Ocean Sands Hotel have sent us the infographic below that reveals some of the best cycle routes throughout Ireland.
The stunning northern county of Northumberland is a great destination for those seeking an adventurous cycling holiday. Cycling in Northumberland offers something for everyone – from the world-famous coast-to-coast (C2C) cycling route to mountain biking the trails of the Northumberland National Park.
Ireland is the ultimate vacation destination for those who want an active outdoor experience in beautiful scenery. From its breathtaking landscapes to the vast array of activities on offer, the real challenge will be where to start your cycling and hiking holiday in Ireland!
The RACV Great Victorian Bike Ride will be held in November to December this year – so there is still time to book your tickets to Australia and participate in this iconic Australian ride. People from across Australia and from all over the world will take part. It is more a unique cycling holiday with stunning views than a race.
The Ronde van Vlaanderen, or Tour of Flanders, is Flander’s biggest cycling classic. And don’t think the event is confined to hardcore cyclists – there is also a huge festival alongside the course, as well as an amateur official Cyclosportive that take place a day before.
I was shocked and saddened to see the awful cycling conditions that cyclists endure in downtown Sydney. Cycle lanes end in the middle of nowhere; and there is hardly any safe, separate infrastructure. Cyclists are few and far between – and what few here are, often scoot up onto the sidewalks (presumably so that they can survive a little longer).
Melbourne Bike Share is one of the only three bike share programs in the world that requires users to wear bike helmets (the others being Brisbane, where the program is also failing, and Vancouver as of July 2016 – where it is still too soon to tell). Many people allege that the bike helmet law is causing the Melbourne Bike Share to fail. However, in our experience there is a lot more to it than that.
A while ago I wrote about the proposed new East-West and North-South Cycle Superhighways in London. The need for the cycle superhighways was highlighted again when a woman cyclist was “crushed” under a lorry at the busy Elephant and Castle circle. I hope that those new East-West and North-South Cycle Superhighways in London get built very soon, so we can stop reading about these awful accidents. We need to have safe cycling in London, just as we need to have safe cycling in all cities.
The CEO of Microsoft has come out in strong support of building safe cycling infrastructure – specifically, the proposed new East-West and North-South Cycle Superhighways in London. (Essentially, a pair of segregated bike lanes running through the center of London.) Microsoft employs 2,200 people in London alone. Microsoft CEO Michel Van Der Bel notes that […]
5 Fun Bike Honeymoons! Here are 5 fun and exotic bike honeymoon destinations for cycling couples looking for a romantic and physically fit honeymoon on bikes. You both love cycling and you both love each other … wouldn’t the ideal honeymoon be a marriage between these two great passions?