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Tour Cape Town by Bike & Cycle Tour of the Coastal Road

Bikes and Wine in Cape Town Bike Tour

Cape Town and South Africa are becoming increasingly popular as a tourist destination with international visitors up 25% in the last year. Here are two ways to enjoy the area and get in a...
City of Vancouver Bike Trail - Part of the Trans Canada Trail

22,000 km Bike Ride Anybody?

It began as a bold dream in 1992: the idea of creating a Trans Canada Trail that would be a gift from Canadians to Canadians – and just maybe to a whole load of...
Bicycle Touring in Croatia

Bicycle Touring in Croatia

Would you have guessed that one of the top destinations for US bicycle touring holidays is Croatia? When you see that they experience 245 days of sunshine a year, you can understand the attraction, especially...
Cycling Beijing to Tehran Silk Road Route

Cycling Beijing to Tehran Silk Road Route

If you’re keen on cycle touring and want to get some wonderful travel inspiration, there is a wonderful blog called “Dave’s Travel Pages”which has some excellent articles in it. I particularly enjoyed this interview...
Cycling in Yellowstone with Teton Mountain Views

Phenomenal Bike Tour Holidays

Trek Travel, voted one of the World’s Best Tour Operators by the readers of Travel + Leisure in the 2016 World’s Best Awards survey, has announced six new trips in 2017 along with an...
Crossing the Caucasus by Bike

Crossing The Caucasus By Bike

Interesting discussion last week with Manuel Schuerholz, the CEO of Cologne based Bombtrack Bicycle Co, who showed me a trailer of a bike ride by one of the company’s customers. Marc Maurer bought a touring...
European Bike Tourism Bigger than Cruising

Bike Tourism – Bigger than Cruising

When there’s an advert on the TV or radio for cruises – often with “free” on board spending money, as if it’s not included in the price! – you’d be correct in thinking that...
625km New Km of Cycle Routes in France

625km New Km of Cycle Routes in France

It was quite remarkable that France managedto add 590km of additional cycle routes in 2014, but the observatory website of Départments & Régions Cyclable (Cyclable Departments and Regions) has just announced that 625 km...
Cycling Scenic Oregon

Cycling Scenic Oregon

You get some unusual press releases come through if you’re signed up to so-called wire services that pull out anything with the words “bike”, “cycle” or “cycling” in them. For example, washing machines have...
European Tourism Manifesto

Tourism Sector Cycling Manifesto

For the first time ever, Europe’s public and private tourism actors have come together to call for the European Union to do more for this important industry. The Tourism Manifesto‘s emphasis on sustainable tourism,...