Rider of the Month – Michael and Grace Cooke

When did you first start cycling? Our first cycle trip was with SpiceRoads back in 2004. We did the Golden Triangle Explorer. We live in Hong Kong, which is not the most friendly place to cycle so I don’t get out on the bike that much. My wife, Grace, also does not have a bike. […]

Rider of the Month – Kris Babicci

When did you first start cycling? I hadn’t ridden a bike for about 30 years until I retired, prescription just over 12 months ago. I started with a few short rides and found I was enjoying the exercise. My brother got me more interested and started to do much longer rides. It has been a […]

Rider of the Month – Rod Cartledge

What do you enjoy most about cycle touring? It is the opportunity to enjoy each country at ground level, meet the people, experience the local culture, history and delicious cuisine in a way that you would never do staying in a 5-star hotel or doing a traditionally conducted tourist tour. As a bonus, you will […]

Rider of the month – Michael D. Parsons

  When did you first start cycling? I first started cycling when I was six years old. My mother bought me a bike and taught me how to ride. On my first loop out and back, I ran her over as she stood in front of me shouting “Stop! STOP!!” ……….she had taught me how […]

Rider of the month – Kennet Melin

Think you are tough enough? Tony Aspell and Tinsley Janes, more commonly known as TJ, will be competing, yet again, in the Tour of Friendship. Although Tony dominated the Masters Category for five years in a row, he was pipped to the post by TJ in 2015! Both competitors are returning in 2016 to battle […]

Rider of the month – George Nicholls

When did you go on your first cycle adventure? For Christmas and New Year 2014 I joined the tour cycling from Saigon to Hanoi for my first ever cycling adventure. I had always wanted to tour Vietnam, and this seemed an ideal opportunity to get close-up and personal with the people and culture of this […]

Rider of the month – Chris

When and where did you go on your first cycle adventure? My first cycle adventure was for my 50th birthday with my son and daughter. I wanted to make the occasion as memorable as possible so I signed us up for SpiceRoads’ Burma Adventure. I was a little apprehensive about joining the tour as I […]