Touring

Barcelona : City Cycling

Cycling within the centre of Barcelona does take a little confidence, it is a city after all. However having hired a bike for a few days, once I had gotten used to the busy streets of a Spanish city it proved an absolutely brilliant way of getting around. A few questionable tan lines 🙂  The … Continued

Where to Ride : Peak District Trails

I’m a road cyclist at heart, but over the past weekend I took a little time out to explore some of the trails of the Peak District. Leaving my slick tyres at home, I joined fellow keen mountain bikers Sarah and Annie to enjoy some off road cycling. The Peak District has some stunning scenery, … Continued

Cycle Touring: Coasts and Castles, NCN Route 1

The Sustrans ‘Coasts and Castles’ route which is a 200 mile route running from Newcastle to Edinburgh which runs along the East Coast. This is just one of the national cycle routes, route 1 through Tyne and Wear, Northumbria and then up into Scotland. Along the way offering coastal scenery, riverside sections and then views of the Scottish hills.