Get your bike ready for new cycling adventures
Has your bike has been gathering dust in a shed? Perhaps you're thinking of taking on your first cycle tour, trying bikepacking, or even buying a new bike. Here's everything you need to know about cycling: bike maintenance, how to choose the right bike for you, and what type of cycle storage you should use. There's information on cycling safety, some cycling inspiration and also a Q&A with some of our cycle touring experts.
What sort of bike should I buy?
Article · 23 Apr 2015
What is the best bike for cycle touring?
Cycle touring is a brilliant activity for people of all ages and most levels of fitness. In this blog post, Cicerone Press author Richard Barrett explains what, in his opinion, is the best bike for cycle touring.
Bike Safety: how to get you and your bike ready
Article · 19 Jun 2019
Frame packs or panniers: what’s right for you?
Almost all cycle luggage manufacturers offer a range of frame packs alongside more traditional panniers. Richard Barrett explores the different choices and matches the optimal...
Live · 1 Feb 2022
Ask the Experts: Cycle touring special
In our February Cicerone Live event, ask our experts everything you need to know about cycle touring.
What is bikepacking?
What is a sportive?
Article · 10 Apr 2015
What is a sportive?
Author Colin Dennis explains all about sportives - what is a sportive and how fit do you have to be to do one?
Ideas for UK Cycle Touring trips
Feature · 26 May 2018
Top Ten Best Bits of Cycling the Way of the Roses
After cycling the Way of the Roses several times while writing her recent guidebook to the route, Rachel Crolla picks out some of her personal highlights along the 170-mile...
Suggestions for cycling in Europe
Advice for long-distance cycling
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