Posts by Nick Branxton


Cycling in Snowdonia

Croeso is the Welsh word for ‘welcome’, and the Park Authority welcomes all cyclists to Snowdonia. Everyone must see for themselves the splendours and wonders of this amazing National Park.…
Whisky on wheels

Whisky on wheels

There’s not much better way to see Islay than the ‘Tour de Islay’, a ride that takes place on the first day of the Islay Whisky Festival. Prior to beginning…
Beautiful Brittany

Beautiful Brittany

Northwest France is dominated by some beautiful towns and villages and the Bretagne coastal town of Carnac, Brittany, is no exception. The area is acknowledged worldwide for its collection of…
Leaving Europe

Leaving Europe: Part 1

After nearly nine months working and cycling through Europe, we finally crossed the border from Greece into Turkey leaving Europe Like two giddy kids we cycled slowly, taking in our…
EuroVelo 8 Mediterranean Route

EuroVelo 8: Mediterranean Route

What is EuroVelo 8? EuroVelo is a European cycling network, with 17 long-distance rides that cross and connect Europe to create routes totalling 90,000km spanning 42 countries. Spain has been…