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…

Navigating – Cycling Lands End to John’O’Groats Part 2

planning and navigating from Land's End to John'O'Groats traffic free, off road and on quiet roads

Following on from LEJOG part 1  this article focuses on plotting and navigating your route from Lands End to John’O’Groats. Previously I asked if you want to challenge yourself by riding a fast and direct route or if you plan to see the sights and make a ‘full on’ cycle tour of your journey? Decide what appeals … Read more…

Preparing for Cycle Touring LEJOG Part 1

LEJOG riding cycling lands end to john o groats by bike cycle

So, you fancy a challenge? or maybe not? If you mention that you intend riding from Lands End to John’O’Groats (LEJOG) you’ll usually get a look of disbelief in return. People consider this epic ‘end to end’ ride a challenge, the next question is usually “how long will that take”? Personally, I’ve never seen cycling … Read more…