Tom’s Guide To Cycle Touring In… England

This is #2 in an occasional series about cycle touring in each of the 50+ countries I’ve had the pleasure to ride through. I’m working my way through the list chronologically (and wishing I’d started earlier!). Read about the background to the series here. The first country I went on…

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Brutal Indonesia: Cycle Touring Sulawesi On Folding Bikes

This is a guest post by Marco Ferrarese. I met Marco on the road last year in Armenia and knew a fellow free spirit when I saw one. Turns out his back catalogue of adventures is fascinating, and he’s a damn fine writer too. So when I heard he was…

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Tom’s Guide To Cycle Touring In… Scotland

Scotland was where it all started. Little did I know my first week-long cycle tour – an ill-advised crosscountry jaunt through the West Highlands – was going to have such a profound effect. It seemed unlikely at the time. For that week in May, Scotland did not hesitate to deliver…

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What’s The Best Tent For Cycle Touring? (2018 Edition)

Choosing the best tent for cycle touring is difficult because there’s a heck of a lot of choice out there. Ultralight tents, freestanding tents, 3-season, 4-season, double wall, solo, with and without awnings – and at a whole range of prices from next to nothing up to hundreds of pounds…

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Coming Soon: The Cycle Touring Country Guide Series

A new blog series combining personal stories and curated links, resulting in a light-hearted inside look at what a cycle tour in each featured country might feel like, with some carefully-selected starting points for follow-up research.