This week is UK National Bike Week but it’s not just at home that our cycle-crazy country likes to get on two wheels as, increasingly, more and more of us are opting for holidays that include an element of cycling.
The 2014 Tour de France will feature more mountain stages than ever before, which promises to make it the most enthralling contest in recent memory, and gives spectators the chance to discover a myriad of mountain magic across three of France's 5 major mountain ranges.
Electric-assisted mountain bikes are now widely available in the mountain resorts of France, enabling even complete beginners (and the lazy!) to enjoy the thrill of riding in the mountains, without the need for thighs like tree trunks!
Taking in 390km over a period of just 2 days, The Yorkshire Grand Depart will see cycling enthusiasts embark across “God's Own County” on the first two stages of the 2014 Tour de France.
Fancy a gentle bike ride around the beautiful countryside that inspired the creation of Peter Rabbit? What about a family ‘cycling picnic’ on the tranquil shores of Coniston Water? These are just two of the leisurely experiences you can enjoy, with a programme of new, free guided bike rides across the South and Central Lake District.
VIP SKI and Hammer Sports have again teamed up to offer a great package for avid cyclists to take on the Morzine Sportive. VIP SKI’s experience in chalet accommodation combines with Hammer Sports’ cycling experts to provide a week to remember tackling the French Alps.
Few islands in the world can match Tasmania when it comes to travelling on two wheels. A recent surge in popularity for holidaying by bike has encouraged the state's only dedicated cycling operator to launch a new range of guided and self-guided tours from just £450 per person, which are now available to book from the UK through speciaist Tasmanian Odyssey.
Cyclists can now tour the Lake District's best-loved highlights on a four-day camping pod break - with a breathtaking new vista promised every morning.
More than 77 per cent of people who make New Year’s resolutions have already failed by the last day of January. So for anyone who committed to get fitter, try something new or travel more in 2014, Macs Adventure has three ideas for Spring breaks to get people back on track:
Make 2014 a year to remember by taking on an unforgettable trekking or cycling challenge with Discover Adventure. Celebrating its 20th anniversary next year, the specialist tour operator is offering even more new, unique and thrill-seeking itineraries than ever before.
2014 is certain to be the year when our love affair with the bike notches up a gear. With the Tour de France Grand Départ starting in Yorkshire, the public’s renewed enthusiasm for cycling is set to continue.
As bike-share systems continue to debut in cities across the United States, the dynamics of choice between bike-share and traditional bike rentals is more relevant.
Olympic cycling champion, Sir Chris Hoy, will be heading to South Australia next year where he will be swapping the saddle for a special role as a guest of honour during the 2014 Santos Tour Down Under.
Since it debuted in 2010, the Taiwan Cycling Festival has continued to bring together world-renowned cycling teams for a weekend of top-class international racing as they compete for the coveted 'Taiwan Cup.'
As more bike sharing programs are introduced in major cities across the country, some travellers may consider using alternative modes of transportation for sightseeing.
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