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  1. My LEJOG blog- Julie completes her journey

    15 April and we are finally on the road. After a great train journey costing only £23 each including ... omen. Day 2 Turns out the cloud heart WAS a good omen! As other parts of the country are covered ... it too one day so we reply "Just do it!". Of course, easy for us to say now we have ...

    Julie Rand - 29 Jun 2017 - 13:52 - 22 comments

  2. Great Rides: Cycling back to happiness in France

    D-Day arrived, I boarded a packed train from Bristol to Portsmouth. Even with a bike reservation, ... and timber buildings all competing for attention. By 6pm, I was waiting with all the other guests to gain ... the restaurant was of course closed. My final day was a short ride to the port of Roscoff, the original home ...

    lucy.watherston - 27 Jan 2018 - 10:27

  3. Lee Craigie's favourite cycling routes in the Scottish Highlands

    off the other side towards Loch Clair in Glen Torridon is the last bit of easy riding on this route ... possible to ride from my front door all the way to Kintail without putting a foot on the ground (other than ... the Kyle train back to Inverness. I love this route because of the sense of journey you inevitably feel ...

    LeeCraigie - 10 Apr 2018 - 16:11

  4. Mark Beaumont's North Coast 500

    swung around and fell alongside. Local endurance hard man Alex Glasgow holds the course record ... to Inverness with a bike is easiest by train. The Caledonian Sleeper gives an overnight connection from London ...

    Victoria Hazael - 16 Jun 2017 - 16:18

  5. Riding the Alps down

    arrived at Lausanne by train, unpacked our bikes in our ample room and left our bike bags at the hotel ... With the mountains ahead, we rode in the sunshine on the floodplain of the Rhône to Martigny. There we took a train ... cyclists on carbon fibre bikes. After repacking our bikes, we took an underground train for a last evening ...

    cotterell - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  6. Great Rides: Bikepacking from Surrey to Dorset

    in Guildford to his parents' home in North Dorset. Over the course of a day and a night he battled ... cloying clay the South Downs is infamous for. Several times through the course of the evening I had ... and I woke a little after half 7 to the confused woofing of an early jogger’s dog coming from the other side ...

    SamJones - 24 Apr 2018 - 16:24

  7. The Way of the Roses

    at Coldstones Cut, we realised that a big gap had again opened up between the leading four tandems and the other ... market square, the support vehicle caught up our leading group of four tandems to tell us that the other ... Tandem Club’s annual cycle tour is in the UK; other times it’s in a foreign country. This time, from ...

    cotterell - 15 May 2018 - 12:07

  8. Game plan for Glasgow

    closely with Cycling UK, GoBike campaigners, Sustrans, and other cycling interest groups. You can get ... the second city of the Empire in the Victorian Age, making ships and trains for the whole world. The city’s ... be leading a selection of rides on the Sunday morning after the AGM. Hire bikes can be arranged. There will ...

    cotterell - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  9. Great Rides: Lofoten Islands in Norway

    companies lead tours to Lofoten, and the classic route is to head west. CTC Cycling Holidays tends to do ... to good use and have (among other things) invested in tunnels and bridges to smooth the path of the road. ... Summer is the time to go, of course. Since they lie beyond the Arctic Circle, the Lofoten Islands ...

    NeilWheadon - 15 May 2018 - 11:34

  10. Great rides: The Two Mills Challenge Ride in the Wirral

    the area we normally park a hundred plus cars in coned off, with a course set up for a dog agility show ... any dogs barking at cyclists or any other signs of conflict. Having run the event since 2007, Janet ... to set off. Since I needed to get photos of the event, I ended up leapfrogging other cyclists rather than ...

    danjoyce - 15 Nov 2018 - 11:59

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