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The Fred Whitton Challenge The Fred Whitton Challenge is an iconic, 112-mile cycle challenge over all the major passes of the Lake District National Park. It’s beautiful, difficult, simple, but not easy… Most people ride it in one day, but I turned it into […] Read »
Cycle Touring Books to Read before you Go Useful and inspiring books and resources to help you plan your adventure. Read »
Mountain Bikes and Bothy Nights A short film about an imaginary journey round Scotland, linking together wild bothies and landscapes. Read »
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 »
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