Cycling around Sri Lanka

Clare and Chris Stratton were new to cycle touring when they decided to cycle 1,600 km around the coast of Sri Lanka but they quickly fell in love with cycling and developed a deeper connection with the country where Clare had been born.

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Diary: Manche to the Med

We're cycling from the north to the south of France, from St Malo to Portiragnes Plage on the Mediterranean coast. Our version of the popular Manche to the Med ride involves a route designed to avoid hills and about 65km of cycling a day.

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Sally’s solo LEJOG

Sally Gilbert wanted to do something big to mark her 50th birthday. She thought about swimming the channel but eventually set her sights on a solo bike ride from Land's End to John O'Groats - LEJOG. Here she tells us how she got on.

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Getting lost in Holland

Holland has a network of cycle paths that most countries can only dream of. So a four-day bike holiday with my friend Rachel seemed like a no-brainer – especially with the added bonus of no hills.

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A warm welcome in the Welsh hills

I'm not exactly a fan of hills. And yet here I was, embarking on a three-day ride across Wales – from Bristol to Pembrokeshire … via Brecon. Brecon as in Beacons; Beacons as in mountains; 160 miles of hills.

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