The Social Side Of EuroVelo

In the ten years that CyclingEurope.org has existed in this little corner of the worldwide web, one major thing has changed online; social media has taken over, or so it sometimes seems. Not that I’m complaining. It’s a great way of keeping up-to-date with others around the globe […]

Hera Van Willick: Pedal

“Forty-three countries down, Hera Van Willick rides her bicycle across continents, fully self-supported. This is her journey and what she has learned along the way.” On Saturday evening I went to my local arts centre – indeed the arts centre where I spend much of the working week […]

Cycling Europe: Spring Cleaning

As spring approaches… (it was snowing just now here in the Pennines), a fresh look for the website and social media. The return of a few familiar images all taken before and during the cycle from Tarifa to Nordkapp… …combined to give a unified look across this website, […]

Return To The Rhine In 2019?

Welcome to Andermatt… Alas I’m not there at the moment. Although if I were, I dare say it wouldn’t look like it did in August 2010 when the picture above was taken. I suspect it might be somewhat whiter. I was, of course, en route for southern Italy […]

The End Of Winter?

I’m sure it will bite back soon but in this spring-like weather, can there be a better alternative to getting out on the bike? I doubt it… Today’s ride took me along the Calder Valley to Hebden Bridge… …over Oxenhope Moor in the direction of Haworth and then […]

Bridleway Cycleway?

This bridleway is at the start of one possible route that I can take to travel from home into the centre of Halifax. I’ve just walked the route on this beautiful morning and I couldn’t help thinking why I haven’t used it more on the Cannondale. The CAADX […]