Tackle these stunning UK bike rides to improve your own cycling routes and see the best of the countryside
Since the early 2000’s we’ve cycled all over the country exploring the best bike rides the UK has to offer.
There are a couple of simple rules that we follow when planning a cycle route for a fun and enjoyable UK bike ride.
Stick to B roads, take the scenic route even if it’s longer, embrace the climbs, trust local intel, shoot for 60 mile /100 km per day average, look for a natural feature such as a river or head for the coast.
These loose principles have seen us right over the years. They’ll help you to plan your own awesome cycle routes for epic UK bike rides.
A ten day bike trip cycling in Morocco
This blog post about cycling in Morocco shares the story of our ten day bike adventure from Marrakech, across the Atlas mountains to Agadir, along the coast to Essaouira then back to Marrakech.
We traveled in autumn 2012, as far as I can remember. It was the first time I’d cycled in Africa and was to become one of my favourite bike trips.
We enjoyed wonderful hospitality, overcame mechanical failures and airline delays and survived heat stroke in the desert. An action packed cycling adventure in Morocco.
These five simple daily stretches will make you more flexible and stronger on the bike
In this article on yoga stretches for cyclists I’m going to share my favourite daily yoga sequence that help support flexibility, strength and performance on the bike.
My top five yoga postures for cyclists to make you more flexible:
Supine spine twist
The Dunwich Dynamo, the dun run, the French might call it ‘the beautiful madness’. Whatever you call it, the dun-run is a whole lot of adventure packed in to a single night.
I’ve taken part in this iconic event three times; 2011, 2013 and 2014. In this article I’m sharing the account of each ride. My hope is that these short stories will inspire you to take part in the next Dun Run in 2021. Continue reading