Tag Archives: Cycling holidays

Fjords, boats and forkings: cycling the Haute Route Norway

Tackling a tough, three-day route around Stavanger, Peter Kimpton combats these components to discover a stunning landscape that involves as much sea as land Garlanded with wispy glooms, jagged mountains rise crisply above glassy lagoons, manifested to sky with such perfection you are almost dizzy with how upside down it all seems. Or is that … Read More

Tour de Farce: cycling from La Manche to Le Med | Martin Love

Riding the duration of France devotes Martin Love and three friends the have opportunities to enjoy endless rain, empty superhighways and performance-enhancing croissants Its a misty morning in March. Ive got a stinking hangover and am being dragged round the block by the dog. Suddenly my friend Frank jumps out of the murk, fraction human, … Read More

Mountain biking in Scotland: it’s going to be a bumpy go …

How do you get two teens into mountain biking? At the award-winning Comrie Croft near Perth, Kevin Rushby replaces well, with one of them On the first night, sitting around the campfire, I start to get an idea why Comrie Croft mountain biking centre is a success. The clue is in the remote flash of … Read More

Fatbiking in California: could the cycling tendency be as big as snowboarding?

Fatbiking is booming, with more and more ski resorts the introduction of the sport, including Tahoe Donner in the Sierra Nevada where our scribe tries it out Fatbikes so referred because of their comically dense tyres are the latest trend in cycling. They look like the demon trucks of the biking nature and are designed … Read More