Cycle Touring Festival 2017 – Clitheroe, Lancashire

Cycle tour festival

Save a tenner and guarantee your place at the UK’s best Cycle Touring Festival. The early bird tickets are available now until the end of January priced at £75. As with the previous two festivals, this is excellent value; three nights camping, two days jam-packed of talks and workshops and you’ll be fed until you … Read more…

Cycle Touring Festival 2016 – What’s on?

Cycle touring Festival 2016 the uks premier cycle touring meet

Cycle Touring Festival 2016 Waddow Hall, Clitheroe, Lancashire Don’t miss out on a ticket to the years premier cycle touring event. 2015 saw the birth of the UK’s first cycle touring festival. Read my review of last years inaugural festival here and grab your ticket for this years event below. There are just FIVE WEEKS left to buy … Read more…

Clothes – Packing for Cycle Touring

large clothes cube organisder for ortlieb rackpack

It maybe a list of obvious choices but the clothes you select and how you organise them can make a big difference to your daily routine during your cycle tour.  Again, the rule is ‘get out there’ go with whatever you have and don’t be put off by what you don’t. There’s no better way to … Read more…

Titanium camp cook pots – a guide

lightweight titanium cook sets

Titanium really is the perfect material for lightweight travel. It’s super lightweight, strong, hygienic, will not taint the taste of food and drink and if it’s looked after correctly, titanium kit will last a lifetime. Titanium as a material is expensive but the benefits to the outdoor explorer far outweigh the one-off outlay cost. It is … Read more…

Hiking – Preparing for a Walking Holiday

walking holiday advice

There are few better ways to see some of the world’s most stunning natural wonders than exploring them on your own two feet. While those new to walking holidays might imagine hiking dozens or even hundreds of miles to be an enormous chore, a hiking trip can be exceptionally relaxing and rewarding when approached in … Read more…

Cycle Touring Festival 2015

Cycle tour festival

I first read about the ‘Cycle Touring Festival’ some months ago in a tweet sent by Laura Moss. Laura and her husband Tim cycled around the world through 2013 / 2014 and began organising the festival to be held at Waddow Hall, Clitheroe, Lancashire whilst on the road. After months of planning Laura and Tim … Read more…