Champlain Lookout

The ride to Champlain Lookout in Gatineau Park is the standard weekend ride for most Ottawa cyclists. Gatineau Park, in the province…

Cycling in Beddgelert Forest

Beddgelert forest is a great place for a spin on a mountain bike. The Welsh village of Beddgelert is located in North…

Cycling along the Canal du Midi

Last week, during a family holiday, I enjoyed a few days cycling along the Canal du Midi, or, more accurately, cycling along…

The Early Bird

I recently acquired a book ‘Adventure Cycling’, published in 1959. According to its author, Ronald English, ‘The cyclist who has never…..been up…

Planning a 300km Audax Ride

The local television news last Friday night showed pictures of flash floods in the east of Yorkshire, Sky TV reported 42mm of…

“History is now and England”

I’ve been fooled before by aerial photographs, so I pedalled off to check that the A1(M) north of Huntingdon really does still…