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Review of Essential Gear for Adventure Cycle Touring

Review of Essential Gear for Adventure Cycle Touring

We recently got a copy of Tom Allen’s new Essential Gear for Adventure Cycle Touring and thought it was such a great guide that we should share it with you.

Mountain biking in the Troodos Mountains

Mountain biking in the Troodos Mountains

For all the cycling we’ve done, neither of us had ever tried mountain biking. So last week, when we were in Cyprus for a last bit of summer sun, we decided to take a day off from relaxing and headed into the Troodos Mountains to give it a go.

A few days cycling around the Isle of Wight

A few days cycling around the Isle of Wight

We headed to the Isle of Wight for a few days cycling to enjoy some great sea views and a few good hills to test our legs.

Cycling London to Paris: the French part

Cycling London to Paris: the French part

Cycling from Le Havre to Paris we enjoyed perfect cycle lanes, quiet roads and fresh baguettes to fuel us on. We ended at the Eiffel Tower having enjoyed one of the nicest bike routes we’ve ever done.

Cycling London to Paris: the English part

Cycling London to Paris: the English part

London to Paris, everybody does it differently. Some people race it in 24 hours, for others it is the challenge of a lifetime and they raise thousands for charity. We were taking a more leisurely place to enjoy the views and highlights of the route.