The biggest shift in recreational cycling has made its way to cycle travel. Enter the e-bike! E-bikes, or bikes with a battery-powered “pedal assist,” feel just like a standard push bike, but the built-in electric motor kicks in when the rider begins to pedal. The pedal assist is as strong or as subtle as you
Bulgaria has much to boast about. Apart from a fascinating history, incredible mountain ranges, characteristic architecture, a thriving arts scene, ski resorts and Black Sea beaches, along with heart-warming culture, there are hidden gems awaiting to be discovered. Here are the gems that need to be found! Rose oil of Bulgaria One of the
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
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
Ian Baker from Melbourne admits to being eighty years old, but if it’s a pretty girl asks he says, “I am thirty nine!” Ian’s sporting background included years of distance running and orienteering as well as cross-country skiing (did you know there are enormous snowfields in Southeast Australia?)……but a replacement operation on his left
Due to increased popularity we have added more departures to some of our most popular tours. The tours include the epic Saigon to Hanoi, which journeys along the entire length of Vietnam, passing through the historic Hue and Hoi An. A multi-country exploration from Saigon to Bangkok which explores Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. Bicycling Bangkok to Phuket,
Nepal is gradually being reconstructed since the devastating earthquakes last April. Most of the popular tourist areas have managed to escape the brunt of the earthquake and are safe to visit. The city of lakes One location which is ready to be explored is Pokhara, located in the Pokhara Valley, about 200km west of Kathmandu.