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Explore Tasmania under pedal power

Explore Tasmania under pedal power

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.

Luxury camping pods at heart of Lake District cycle tour

Luxury camping pods at heart of Lake District cycle tour

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.

Walk and cycle off the winter weight

Walk and cycle off the winter weight

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:

Epic New Year challenges with Discover Adventure

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.

New Lake Constance cycle path - perfect for first time holiday on two-wheels

New Lake Constance cycle path - perfect for first time holiday on two-wheels

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.

A tale of two biking systems: Bike-share versus Bike and Roll Rentals

A tale of two biking systems: Bike-share versus Bike and Roll Rentals

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.

Hoy heads down under for Southern Hemisphere's top cycling event

Hoy heads down under for Southern Hemisphere's top cycling event

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.

The Taiwan Cycling Festival

The Taiwan Cycling Festival

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.'

Bike sharing programs give travellers a new way to explore US cities

Bike sharing programs give travellers a new way to explore US cities

As more bike sharing programs are introduced in major cities across the country, some travellers may consider using alternative modes of transportation for sightseeing.

Cyclists offered chance to saddle up at La Manga Club

Cyclists offered chance to saddle up at La Manga Club

Europe's most popular sports destination resort, La Manga Club, has responded to the growth in UK cycling participation with new packages aimed at offering keen cyclists the chance to get into the saddle on holiday.

Discover Adventure launches epic new cycling and trekking trips

Are you up for the challenge? Discover Adventure launches epic new cycling and trekking trips.

Cycling in Devon: hot on the (w)heels of Tour of Britain’s first summit finish

Cycling in Devon: hot on the (w)heels of Tour of Britain’s first summit finish

The Tour of Britain’s first ever summit finish - on Haytor at the heart of Dartmoor in Devon - takes place this September on Stage 6 (Friday 20th) of the Tour.

Froome with a view!

Froome with a view!

If Chris Froome’s superb performance in winning the Tour de France has got you thinking about blowing the cobwebs off your bike, then why not head for the French Pyrenees to take on the very same climbs yourself on a cut price activity holiday?

Navarino Bike Festival

Navarino Bike Festival

The first international mountain bike race in the southwest Peloponnese, which is also the only one included in the 2013 international calendar of bike racing by the International Cycling Union (UCI) in Greece, is taking place on 11th to 13th October 2013.

Headwater launches new trips in Portugal’s ‘Wild West’

Headwater launches new trips in Portugal’s ‘Wild West’

New for autumn/winter 2013/14, cycling and walking holiday specialist, Headwater, has launched two trips in the Algarve’s ‘Wild West’ – a little known, unpopulated region of deserted beaches, lush forests, white villages and tiny fishing communities where life continues as it has for centuries.