Cycling, cycle touring, sportives and mountain biking across the UK, Europe and worldwide
Rob Houghton takes some time out over the winter to reminisce on his mountain biking research trips to Slovenia. Using his own hard-won experience, he provides some advice for those considering a biking trip to this most beautiful of alpine countries.
In the final article in the series, around-the-world adventure cyclist Cressida Allwood describes her journey from the solo female traveller perspective. She tells us about some tough encounters and outlines her preparation for the solo trip.
In 2011, Mountain Leader Cress Allwood began a journey on her bike that would take her around the world. Returning to England in 2013, she now works as a leadership coach. Here she offers her three top tips for keeping motivated on long expeditions.
After a decade of planning and construction, a 900km (560 mile) cycle route following the River Rhone from source to sea is nearing completion, and has been accepted by the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) as EuroVélo route EV17. Cicerone’s new guide to Cycling the River Rhone Cycle Route is the only English language guide to this route. Here author Mike Wells describes the ride and some of the sights you will find along the way.
In 2011, Cress Allwood began a journey on her bike that would take her around the world. Here, she describes some of the highs and lows of her adventure across multiple continents.
Cicerone's Germany expert, Kat Morgenstern, gives us an overview of the excellent cycling holidays to be had in the country. Germany is fantastically well equipped for international visitors undertaking a long distance cycle tour.
Mountain biking guide Sean Benz describes his favourite route in north west Scotland: The Postman's Track on Harris and Lewis, one of the wildest and most spectacular mountain biking tracks in the UK.
Cycling route down the River Danube through Romania. From Drobeta-Turnu Severin to Constanta on the Black Sea, Tim Salmon leads us along the final stretch of a three part series to the wilder parts of the Danube.
Lightweight cycle touring in the Lake District on your carbon road bike. Tips for lightweight touring on the Fred Whitton Challenge.
Cycling the River Danube from Budapest to the Black Sea. We travel from Vukovar on the Croatia/Serbia border to Drobeta-Turnu Severin in Romania, in the second of a three part series to the wilder parts of the Danube.