Travelling with a Bike - how to choose the most suitable bike box...

Bike Boxes & Bags

Flying with your bike can be a stressful experience, for you and your bike, but it needn’t be! Whilst not an exhaustive review of every bike box/case on the market, we’ve picked six of the most popular, respected, or frequently seen bike box/cases on the market and now endeavour to share with you our first-hand experience of … Continued

 A voyage of discovery; Cycling in Gran Canaria

  My previous experience of cycling through winter has been a mix of sub-zero temperatures, rain, sleet and snow, all usually accompanied by a raging head-wind. Even in our mild winter this year it can be a struggle to find the motivation to get out and ride in what is a bête noire for the … Continued

Lights, in the mountains?

You might be wondering why we suggest bringing lights with you on your cycling holiday. After all, you’ll be cycling in daylight (hopefully!), it will likely be sunny, and you’ll be keeping off the major and dangerous roads, right? As cyclists, we all know that in terms of road safety, there is only so much … Continued

Bike Luggage Charges

We have been busy compiling a comprehensive resource on flying with your bike but then became aware of this concise and informative piece by the folks over at Yellow Jersey Cycling Insurance.   We are not ones to re-invent the wheel (excuse the pun) and they are happy for us to share it with you, … Continued

What Our Guides Are Riding – Part 2 – Merv’s Condor Fratello

Welcome to Part 2 of What Our Guides Are Riding – an ongoing series in which we go behind the scenes to take a look at the many and varied types of bikes that our guides and staff choose to ride, and why. In this edition we’ll be taking a look at what our long standing and extremely experienced Marmot Guide, Merv Capewell is … Continued