Tour de Staffordshire: Cycling From Stafford To The Peaks

cycling routes along the canal make for easy UK bike rides

A canal-side cycling route around Staffordshire an off-road adventure This short two-day Staffordshire cycling route follows the NCN5 through the Potteries into the glorious canal-side countryside. A short bicycle tour across the county of Staffordshire to the cusp of the Peak District Starting in the principal town of Stafford I followed the NCN5 (National Cycle … Read more

Top Five Reasons To Go Cycle Touring In Tajikistan

cycle touring the wakhan valley

Tajikistan is a must-visit for the intrepid cycle tourist

While you may not have heard of Tajikistan, even less be able to place it on a map, there is plenty to recommend this once Soviet state to the adventurous at heart and strong of leg. Bordering Afghanistan via the Panj River, this vertiginous Central Asian country is a firm favourite among adventure cyclists and hardy bikepackers.

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The Best Road Cycling In The Peak District National Park

Adrian climbs high in the Peaks

Two epic bike rides across the Peak District National Park

In this article, I share two stunning bike ride routes across the Peak District. Both cycle routes cross the Peak District National Park end to end. The first is north to south and the second is south to north.

Plus, I recommend some easy flat cycling for families and a bit of off-road gravel cycling too.

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