Bike Packing

Wo-man’s Best Friend

Contributors: Iris Joschko and Zuri Cycling round a beautiful country full of rolling hills, shimmering lochs, dramatic mountain ranges and breath-taking views all with your best friend – my dog Zuri. The most beautiful way to travel and truly embrace a country and its unique people. As travelling companions, Zuri and I could not be …

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Travel Without Moving? Become a Host on Warmshowers!

Contributors: Paul and Natt Hamon Originally Published in Bicycle Thailand in 2016, Updated 2020 My wife and I have been hosting bicycle tourists for a night at our property since 2015.   The touring cyclists we host have the opportunity to camp in a cool, dry place (if it looks like rain is imminent) or …

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A Bicycle Named Claud

Contributor: Lorraine Lambert Everyone needs a Covid lockdown project. Whilst I may not have been doing much cycle touring recently, I’ve definitely been gainfully employed in (many, many) other projects. I don’t know about anyone else but, my ‘to do’ list has never been so clear! It’s even got to the point that I write …

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Milan to Rome

Last summer, four of us cycled from North of Milan to Rome.  Although there were four on our trip, we did a rider-swap in Florence, so there were only three of us at any one time. We identified our start and finish points and then plotted the most attractive route.  Research showed that we could …

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