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Holly Seear – Favourite Ride – The Shipwrights Way

I only discovered this route this year. It is a 50 mile route originally used by Tudor shipbuilders to transport wood from Alice Holt Forest in North Hampshire to the Portsmouth Dockyards. It is suitable for mountain bikes, cyclocross bikes or hybrids with off road...

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Jon Carver – Favourite Ride – Four Counties Ride

With no particular place to go... Sometimes, your favourite rides just happen out of the blue. I don't normally go in for favourites as I don't like that kind of rigidity. This route though, that came out of a rough idea of where to go coloured with, "If I turn here,...

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I’m with the residents! – Velo Birmingham…

The tale of a train wreck  Which residents? The NIMBY residents. The ones who say “cyclists - YES 15,000 cyclists - NO!” such were the placards alongside the roads in many lovely Worcestershire villages on the 24th of September. The day I finally decided...

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Book Review – Wild Cycling by Chris Sidwells

Wild Cycling A pocket guide to 50 great rides off the beaten track in Britain by Chris Sidwell A. Reviewer: Nichiless Dey. European Cycling correspondent, physics teacher and cyclist of little renown! i. For Anna ‘The Boss’ Magrath: (as,...

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