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UK (all)

This page lists all reports that for UK including those that involve other countries too.
Click here for a list of reports that involve only UK.
All descriptions are in English, unless otherwise noted.

Sites (continued)

Bath Area Cycling Info
by Andy Powell
Europe: UK

Bike shops in Bath, links, magazines.

Rec.Travel Library: Great Britain
Europe: UK
Bicycle Rides in the United Kingdom
by Gerald Soto
Europe: UK

South Downs (North of Brighton);
Buckinghamshire/Chilterns;
Autumn in the Chilterns;
Isle of Wight;
Dorset;
Oxfordshire;
Weald (Kent);
North Downs (Kent);
Peak District (Southwest): May 2, 1999;
Peak District (North): May 3, 1999
And many more.

See all 4 reports by Gerald Soto

Fahrrad-Reiseberichte
by Dietmar Jaeger
language: de

An enormous collection of bicycle tours all over the world.
Eine enorme Sammlung von Fahrradtouren in der ganzen Welt.

Reiseberichte
by Karl Brodowsky
language: de

A massive travel site, this guy has been everywhere.

Hier finden sich einige deutschsprachige Reiseberichte von Fahrradtouren, die hoffentlich unterhaltsam und informativ sind, aber auch vielleicht die eine oder andere Anregung für Leute geben, die selber einmal so etwas machen wollen. Für englischsprachige Radtourenberichte habe ich hier auch einen Anfang gemacht, ebenso für schwedischsprachige Radtourenberichte, wobei noch ein bißchen auf norwegisch und dänisch dabei ist, aber diese drei skaninavischen Sprachen sind so ähnlich, daß man entweder alle drei ein bißchen lesen kann oder eben keine davon.

See all 16 reports by Karl Brodowsky

Cycling info pages

The World of David Duffield, UK Cycling Commentator
, submitted 2 January 2016
Europe: UK

We have brought back the classic web pages dedicated to the genius of the eccentric British cycle commentator David Duffield.

From accounts of Duffield racing his tricycle from John o'Groats to Land's End to stories from his days following the Tour de France and providing daily coverage, you'll find it all here.

Cycling before Lycra
by Allan Nelson, submitted 6 October 2008
Europe: UK

A collection of photographs and anecdotes from my father on cycling in the late 1930's and 1940's. Racing, touring, pass-storming, you name it, they did it - usually on fixed gear, and wearing corduroy shorts - ouch! No chamois leather for these boys.

See all 5 reports by Allan Nelson

Les Nelson at Lake Bank, Coniston, ready for the time-trial.
Anniesland to Ratho Charity Bike Ride
by Pancanal, , submitted 12 November 2007
Europe: UK

Pancanal is the website for the annual Anniesland (Glasgow) to Ratho (Edinburgh) bike ride. It follows the Forth and Clyde canal to Falkirk then the Union Canal to Ratho.

This cycle is in memory of Robin Wilkie who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in February 2005. All sponsorship raised from this cycle go directly to the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund.

The Twizi hostel directory - the cheapest places to stay on the planet
by Patrick Sexton, , submitted 6 January 2007

[The author travels around the world and reviews hostels, and has built up a large hostel directory.]

What are hostels?

The quickest answer I can give to you is that hostels are budget accommodations where you share a room with other travelers. To be more specific though and to give you a better idea of what to expect I will say that a hostel room is like a hotel room but instead of being just one bed there are a couple (or a few) bunk beds. There are also (gasp!) other people. People you do not know! These other people are travelers who are most likely very much like you in the sense that they are exploring and traveling and doing it as absolutely cheaply as possible. Hostels have been around a long long time. There are over 20,000 of them around the world. Hostels are very much a part of the culture of Europe, and are starting to be known in the USA as well. Hostels are a cheaper way of staying in a city where you do not live.

world map
Books about on-road and off-road itineraries in England
by Andrew Henry and Shaun C. Murray
Europe: UK
CycleCity guides"
Europe: UK

Find maps and guide books by title, town, and county.

Organizations and clubs

The North Sea Cycle Route
language: en, nl, de, no, se, dk

The North Sea Cycle Route: 6000 kilometres of fascinating adventure await you. Explore a wealth of cities and villages, beaches and farms, lowlands and uplands, cliff paths and byways - all without fear of getting lost - just keep on for long enough and you'll return to your starting point.

The world's longest signed international cycle route encircles the North Sea, passing through no fewer than 7 countries: the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Scotland and England. From Harwich and Hoek van Holland in the south to Bergen and the Shetland Islands in the north.

What you don't manage this year will wait till next year, or the year after - the North Sea Cycle Route will be there for you whenever you are ready. Choose one convenient section at a time, linked by the many North Sea ferries sailing out of major ports such as Amsterdam, Hamburg, Esbjerg, Göteborg, Bergen and Newcastle.

This online guide will provide you with all the information you need before you start to pack your bags. Naturally, you are also more than welcome to contact the local tourist information offices, which can supply additional details of the attractions, events and accommodation in their area.

Welcome to a fantastic cycle tour around the North Sea - just jump on your bike.

Bike User Network
Europe: UK

The Bike User Network, aka BUN, is an informal network of people working to promote cycling as a serious solution to transport problems at the University and in and around Southampton. News, diaries of events, forum, the best routes around the city of Southampton and in Hampshire, shops, safety and security, and local and national cycling links and addresses.

TOYS - Tandems of York Society
Europe: UK

The Tandems of York Society (TOYS) was formed in the Spring of 1996. ``Want to learn more about tandems or bicycling? Visit The TandemLink.com's The Learning Center for essential information, tandem information links and bicycle links on repair, maintenance, fitting, safe and effective cycling, and other miscellaneous cycling related web links.'' Also lists upcoming TOYS rides, newsletters, links, personal tandem sale ads.

The Agreeable World of the Addiscombe Cycling Club
Europe: UK

Addiscombe Cycling Club is a friendly Croydon based club catering for racing and leisure cyclists of all disciplines. Formed in 1929 its members have excelled on the national and world stage ever since. Originally most members competed in time trialling and track racing although road racing and mountain biking have now become very popular. With club meetings every Wednesday and at least FIVE organized activities a week its members have an active social scene. Most members come from around the Surrey area but the club also has members further afield who keep in touch regularly through the club.

EMCCA - East Midlands Cyclo-Cross Association
Europe: UK

The East Midlands C-C A is a group of about 50 cycling clubs who get together to administer cyclo-cross in the East Midlands.

Sustrans - Routes for people
Europe: UK

Sustrans is a civil engineering charity which designs and builds routes for cyclists, walkers and people with disabilities. Sustrans is promoting a 6,500-mile National Cycle Network for the United Kingdom which will link schools, houses, shops and workplaces with each other and with the countryside.

On June 21 2000 The first 5,000 miles of the National Cycle Network has been officially opened: see what Britons think of it, from BBC News.

National Cycle Network
North Wales Mountain Bike Association
Europe: UK

Join the Wild Welsh Wheelers on the Web. Club news, trails, racing, forum, link.

Pedal Power Against War
Europe: UK

Cycling in Croydon. Links to London Critical Mass, Urban 75, Rinky-Dink - the pedal powered sound system, and warious anti-war demos.

Audax UK
Europe: UK

The Long Distance Cyclists' Association. Includes links to other Touring Clubs and Groups in UK.

OCD Cycloclimbing - Mountain road cycling
Europe: UK

O.C.D., the Ordre des Cols Durs in the UK is a society for cyclists who enjoy climbing and visiting the high places by bicycle, with the emphasis the Alps and Pyrenees in Europe but with an ever-widening field of interest which includes the mountainous areas in the UK and the rest of the world, such as the Rockies and the Himalayas.

CTC - The Cyclists' Touring Club - Cycling For All
Europe: UK

We are the country's largest group of people on bikes. Our mission is to make cycling enjoyable, safe and welcoming for all. Also see the Central London CTC.

The Tandem Club
Europe: UK

The Tandem Club was formed in the UK in 1971 primarily to provide otherwise unobtainable spare parts and technical advice on how to maintain the older machines. This is still an important function but since then the Club has developed along with the increased interest in tandems, extending the range of services and benefits it offers to its members, and currently the Club has a world wide membership of over 6,000 members.

Europe is small: London/Paris to Eindhoven
by Wieler Touring Club Café Wilhelmina
language: nl, en

De meeste internationale hoofdsteden yijn binnen 24 uur vanaf Eindhoven te fietsen. Op onze homepage vindt u vetenswaardigheden over de nog nooit vertoonde monsterrit van Londen naar Eindhoven.

See all 2 reports by Wieler Touring Club Café Wilhelmina

Coast to Coast - The C2C Guide
by Dik Stoddart
Europe: UK

The complete accommodation, tourism and route information guide. This site is designed to act as a resource centre for the excellent C2C cycle route which runs from Whitehaven, on the West Cumbrian coast, to Sunderland on the North East coast of England. Includes a page with links to plenty of Reports of C2C tours.

Map from Dik Stoddardt's C2C Guide

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