Category: Photography

Rest Day 4: Belfast

Welcome to… Apparently it is owned by a property developer, which isn’t that surprising. I have spent the day wandering the city centre; from 11am on an organised ‘free’ walking tour with a couple from Hamburg, Germany although she was originally from Belfast. They were good company, as […]

The Changing Face Of The Cycling Europe Podcast

Today – at this very moment – I should have been on a plane flying to Japan. Clearly I’m not. So how best to use my time? How about an update of the podcast artwork? Great idea! You’d think that going from the ‘before’ picture on the left to the new ‘after’ picture on the right would be a simple business…

Is The ‘Golden Age For Cycling’ Already Over?

As I have been doing ever since the lockdown started, today I went out for my daily exercise. It’s no longer my ‘permitted’ exercise as it seems that things are back to normal in terms of getting out and about, as long as we keep our 2 metres of distance. In the main, people seem to be sticking to that. This morning I set off on what would become a 20km walk to the Ryburn and Baitings reservoirs making the most of the warm day. There were a good number of people out and about despite it being Monday; I was certainly not alone. Then I looked online…

Cycle Touring Photo Competition 2020: The Winners!

The voting has now closed and the votes have been counted. Many thanks to every one who submitted their photos and the hundreds of people who took the time to vote over the course of the past week. Thanks also to Cicerone Press and ECF EuroVelo for offering the prizes. But, without further ado… the winners are…

Cycle Touring Photo Competition 2020: The Shortlist Public Vote

The judges have met, deliberated, discussed, debated and chosen their favourite ten photographs. If you made it into the top ten, congratulations! You have won a new EuroVelo map overview map that will be in the post before the end of the month. If you didn’t make the top ten, commiserations; there’s always next year… And it’s now time for the public to have their say to decide 1st, 2nd and 3rd places.

Cycle Touring Photo Competition 2020: The Winners Are…

The judges will now deliberate and come up with a shortlist of ten photographs. Those ten shortlisted winners will all win a brand new EuroVelo map. There will then be a public vote (a knock-out competition) that will start on Tuesday 2nd June – here on CyclingEurope.org, on Twitter and on Facebook with the votes being added together to determine the first, second and third placed photographs.