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500 km by penny farthing: a different sort of ride around Tasmania

The story of 12 penny farthing riders cycling through the beautiful wilderness of Australia's island state.

Thunder, lions and headwinds: How to cycle the world through a pandemic

Caroline Soubayroux and David Ferguson have spent the past six months riding around the world. This is their story.

Was riding the cobbles of Paris-Roubaix really a good idea?

I don't do cobbles ... until I did do cobbles. It was a wonderful but probably one-time-only experience.

The healing power of a simple bike ride

A ride to quiet the mind was the best gift I could have given myself.

Wet and wild in Scotland’s west: Exploring Argyll’s islands by bike

If you're in the market for a cycling adventure (and you don't mind a bit of rain), the Inner Hebrides has plenty to offer.

Adventure at home: A Scottish journey to the boundaries

When the world shut down, Scotland became its own world of possibility.

Changing of the guard: A poignant family ride through the Australian Outback

An 18-day cycling adventure taught Peter English plenty about his family, and about himself.

Among the Navajo sandstone: Discovering the unknown in Greater Zion

Discover Zion National Park, a terrific riding destination.

Best of 2021: A ride between resting places

Two places of memorial. 800 kilometres in between. This is the story of a voyage between resting places.

Best of 2021: Bikepacking the Iron Curtain

Join Markus Stitz as he rides through European history on the Iron Curtain Gravel Trail.

Best of 2021: A ride of loss, love, and longing among the mountain ash

In the lush rainforest of the Dandenong Ranges, Peter Foot was able to gain some much-needed perspective.

Crossing Iceland in a day

Nobody in history has claimed to do this in a single ride

11 days by bike and train: Shooting GBDuro the environmentally friendly way

When a race is doing its best to limit environmental impact, it only makes sense to do the same when documenting it.

Scenes from the 2021 Big Sugar gravel race

100 miles of technical sections, canopy covered roads, water crossings, smooth roads, punchy climbs, and tire-shredding gravel.

A ride between resting places

Death and disaster, fascism and farting – all on the road to the end of the world.

The VAM Challenge: How fast can you ride 1,000 m of vertical gain?

A new riding challenge born of lockdowns.

Sometimes you just need to go for a really long bike ride

In her latest column, Gracie Elvin shares the story of her longest ride ever - one that offered some much needed perspective.

A guide to riding South Tyrol: The magic beyond the famous climbs

Sometimes it pays to go beyond the most-popular roads.

I always forget to ride when I need it the most

You know in those old-timey movies where there’s a barrel of gunpowder and the fuse?

A ride of loss, love, and longing among the mountain ash

In the lush rainforest of the Dandenong Ranges, Peter Foot was able to gain some much-needed perspective.

'Gravel is the new gold' – Svein Tuft is reconnecting with his homeland

Svein Tuft is back to his roots, and still blowing our minds.