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Cycle Touring Festival This is a fantastic idea, and one I whole-heartedly support: the first ever Cycle Touring Festival. If you like travelling by bike (whether for a weekend or a year), then please do get involved. Go along if you can or […] Read »
sunset silhouette bike Get there with your Blood, Sweat, and Tears, with your Effort: You’ll Value That More. An interview with Imran Mughal about cycling round the world, his impact on the British Pakistani community, about getting motivated after losing his job, and cycling to the haj. Read »
An Interview with Karen Darke Karen Darke is a climber, adventurer and athlete. She broke her spine in a climbing accident. Read »
The Slowness and the Pain A chat with adventurer, author and film-maker Rob Lilwall about cycling journeys, walking expeditions, and the risks of turning adventure into a 'job'. Read »
The Nomadic Kitchen It is a delight to see a book about a journey that is fresh, different, original and - frankly - brilliant. Read »
Hey listen, this is it. I’m rolling the dice South African adventurer Riaan Manser has cycled round Africa, paddled round Iceland and Madgascar, and rowed to New York. I chatted with him via Skype for Adventure1000. Alastair: You’ve just finished rowing the Atlantic with your wife. How did you […] Read »
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