By Oliver Devon Nothing beats the fresh air, breathtaking view, and the thrill of riding your bike on a new barely touched trail. The adrenaline of rushing down that unknown path makes the hair on the back of your neck stand. Getting ready for this journey is an […]
I noticed earlier today that Frank Burns had posted something to the Cycle Touring Festival Facebook page about the cycling travel writer Dervla Murphy having appeared on Desert Island Discs in 1993. She was 61 at the time and she chose as her book The Diary of Samuel Pepys and her luxury was ‘a still to distill berries etc… into drink’. Well, she is Irish after all. I’ve just listened to the whole programme whilst having a post-run bath and it’s highly recommended.
Historically, cycling has not featured too much in the world of online gaming, mainly due to it being quite difficult to recreate the thrills and spills of road racing or long distance touring on PC or console. However, as that begins to change thanks to more immersive experiences and virtual reality apps, we thought it was time to take a look at the online games that are really beginning to harness the passion people have for two-wheeled pursuits. Here are some of the games out there in the online ether which are on trend and have decided to put cycling in the spotlight.
Guest post by Sasha Francis There really is a cycle route for everyone in the Lake District! Routes like The Lakes & Dales Loop cover some of the most beautiful parts of the landscape and as threatening as a 196-mile circular loop sounds, it’s easily broken down into […]
Bespoke features regularly on CyclingEurope.org – see these posts from the past – and it is now in its 8th year. As in most of the previous years, the event takes place in Bristol, just next to the main railway station, this year from April 20th to April […]