Britain's best cycling roads

In search of Britain’s best cycling roads

The most northerly part of Britain, the Scottish Highlands, are wild and vast. Even better, they’re almost completely deserted. With bike in tow, we headed to the north-west Highlands and…

Eroica Britannia 2014

Riding L’Eroica Britannia

Ian Parr takes to his vintage steel steed and rides in the inaugural L'Eroica Britannia in the Peak District


Jerusalem: Cycling in the historic city

What better way to end a week cycling around the amazing and beautiful attractions of Israel than with a stopover in Jerusalem, to see the sights of this most revered…

Leith Hill Octopus ride

Leith Hill Octopus

Andy Lulham undertakes the challenge of traversing all eight of arduous ascents of Leith Hill in Surrey


Classic Corse: Riding on Corsica

It’s as though the roads of Corsica were made especially for cyclists. Dramatic coastline routes, azure seas, sweeping bends, rugged mountains and chestnut forests: the island offers a continent’s worth…

Hay-on-Wye ride, Laura Laker

Hay-on-Wye ride

Positioned on the border between England and Wales, Hay-on-Wye waits expectantly for cyclists to explore

Wiggle French Resistance 2013

Wiggle French Resistance sportive

The French Resistance Sportive is uniquely awesome. You start in England in the morning, spend a day enjoying the scenery of Nord-Pas-de-Calais in France, and finish back in Blighty by…

Garmin Ride Out 2013

Garmin Ride Out 2013

Andy Lulham takes to the New Forest for a one-off ride with the professionals from the American Garmin-Sharp team

Brittany spires: Cycling in North West France

Brittany spires: Cycling in North West France

Taking a foreign bike trip needn’t mean long-haul flights and logistical burdens. Why not hop across the Channel to Brittany — a region with huge scope for great cycling?

Night riding

Exmouth Exodus – Andy Lulham

Sportive addict Andy Lulham took on something a little different this summer – the night-time Exmouth Exodus. Here is his experience.

Ride Greece: Messin’ in Messenia

Ride Greece: Messin’ in Messenia

Riding through one of the most unspoilt and breathtaking landscapes in the Peloponnese region of Greece, an area with 4,500 years of history and amazing natural backdrop

Five months to Istanbul – part three

Five months to Istanbul – part three

Peter Baker concludes his epic bike journey from London to Istanbul - despite a nasty encounter with a stinging insect and an extended visit to hospital

Cycling Active Enid Blyton ride, Dorset

Getting on Famously: A Dorset adventure

To mark the 70th anniversary of the first publication of the Famous Five books a new adventure trail tribute to Enid Blyton has been opened in Dorset