Keeping it Normal

I hope you, your families and friends are well and you are finding time to get out on your bicycles, whether it be a ride around the block, a micro-adventure, or maybe further afield.  It is fair to 2020 was a different kind of year, but we...
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Cycle Touring Festival 2017

On the late May bank holiday for the past three years, a group of around 200 to 300 people get together to talk about bicycles, listen to engaging stories of amazing cycle touring journeys, learn, eat, sleep, drink a few beers, go cycling and have a ...
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Off to have a Cycle Touring Adventure in Dartmoor

  I think of myself as rather fortunate to live in the South West of England. Perfect for cycle touring with being nicely placed in between two awesome National Parks; Dartmoor and Exmoor. With the bits in between filled with endless country roads an...
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Bicycle Touring Local Leaders

CyclingTouring.org is excited to announce a great new service: Local Bicycle Touring Leaders.  We are building a network of cyclists, ready to meet up and help other cyclists visiting their local area as part of a cycle tour. It is about meeting up, ...
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Cycling the Baja Divide

Hello and welcome to a guest blog post from Robin Brodsky. Robin went on an awesome bike tour to Baja, California, following the popular Baja Divide route. This blog post tells her story of the highs and the lows of a truly epic cycle ride through th...
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Discovering Colombia on a Tandem Bicycle Tour

Welcome to another Guest Cycle Touring Blog Post. I would like to introduce you to Nathalia & Vincent. A couple from Switzerland who embarked on an wonderful cycling adventure across Columbia in 2016. This brief guest blog post is to show yo...
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Italian Cycling Adventures: Pavia to Mantova by bike via the River Po

It is time for the next instalment from our guest blogger, Alexandre Rotenberg. Alexandre is based in Italy and is a photographer and cycle touring enthusiast. He enjoys exploring the beautiful areas of Italy by bicycle and contacted me about sharing...
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Piedmont: Gastronomy, History and Beautiful Landscapes

It is time for the next installment from our guest blogger, Alexandre Rotenberg. Alexandre is based in Italy and is a photographer and cycle touring enthusiast. He enjoys exploring the beautiful areas of Italy by bicycle and contacted me about sharin...
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Grip, Release, Shuffle, Grip, Release, Drop....

  Hello and welcome to another guest blog post. This time out author is Kent MacWilliam. I have been in contact with Kent after he sent me an email about his handlebar tape product, Fatwrap Handlebar Tape.  Kent wanted to share his gre...
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The Journey is More Important than the Destination

It is time for the next guest blog from Alexandre Rotenberg. Alexandre is based in Italy and is a photographer and cycle touring enthusiast. He enjoys exploring the beautiful areas of Italy by bicycle and contacted me about sharing his writing and ph...
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Cycle Tourism along Milan’s Canal Navigli Network

I would like to welcome a guest blog post from Alexandre Rotenberg. Alexandre is based in Italy and is a photographer and cycle touring enthusiast. He enjoys exploring the beautiful areas of Italy by bicycle and contacted me about sharing his writing...
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Bicycle Touring Mini Cycling Break in Exmoor

  It has been far too long since my last post. Holidays, the day job and moving home have all eaten away at my time of late. But now that life is starting to ease up a little, I can find my cycling legs again. After what seems an eternity of onl...
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Life changes bring more Cycle Touring Opportunities

If you read my past cycling blog posts, you will know that I'm currently based on the beautiful island of Jersey, Channel Islands. For those of you who don't know, Jersey is a very small island off the coast of France, and is part of the British Isle...
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Best Laid Cycling Touring Plans can go Wrong!

It was all planned out. As much as it needed to be anyway. I was riding from St Malo to Le Mans and my cycling friend I was meeting with, was riding from Caen to Le Mans. You guessed it. Le Mans was the meeting point. Did we make it and meet up? Nope...
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Bike Touring, Spring and Sunshine!

I'm writing this post whilst looking out to beautiful spring sunshine and glorious blue skies. For me the weather plays such an important part in life, especially when bicycle touring. Not that I always let the weather control my cycling, but who doe...
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Stove for Bicycle Touring | Jetboil Zip Review

A few of my recent posts have been focused on the kind of food I like to eat whilst out on a bicycle tour. So now seems like the perfect time to write about the stove I use to cook it on. A Jetboil Zip. Before I get started, if you did miss the previ...
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Cycle Touring Advice | What do I need for my first Bicycle Tour?

So, you have possibly made the best decision of your life. You have decided to go on a bicycle tour! But what next? You have a destination in mind. Maybe have some ideas of what to do along the way and thoughts about where you can sleep. The sta...
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Get out of bed and go Cycling!

It is fair to say that in terms of cycling, 2016 has been a bit of a struggle so far for me! The most amount of miles I have got on the bike has been my 15 mile daily commute to work, and the occasional Saturday or Sunday quick (1 hour) morning ride....
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Cycle Touring Festival. Here I come!

I'm very excited! I have ordered my ticket to the Cycle Touring Festival. After missing out last year through my own forgetfulness, this year I was prepared. I signed up to the newsletter and as soon as the tickets went on sale, I got one :-) For tho...
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2016 | A Year of Cycling Adventures

Happy New Year! With Christmas and New Year well and truly over, it is time to get moving with cyclingtouring.org in 2016! The Christmas holidays were a welcomed break. My family and I headed off to the Brecon Beacons for a short break, visiting...
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