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A desert dream: The scenic route in Tucson, Arizona (pt.1)

60 miles north of the Mexican border, Tucson’s temperate weather and quality riding is a…

Highlights of the High Country: our top 10

Victoria's High Country, in the state's north-east, is a paradise for cyclists. Over several visits…

Spomenik hunters in the land of the Macedons

Across the lands that once belonged to Yugoslavia lie hundreds of strange, brutalist monuments to…

The hunt for the perfect cycling destination: Girona, the Costa Brava

We went to Girona and the Costa Brava in search of a perfect cycling destination.…

Beer, coffee and the High Country’s best-kept riding secrets

There’s a place where mountains topped with ghostly forests tumble down to impossibly green fields,…

Escaping Sydney: a microadventure

For all its charms, Sydney is far from a great city for cyclists, with hostile…

Our own private Idaho: the landscape of discovery

Sometimes you just need to get away and ride your bike somewhere new – somewhere…

Roadtripping NZ: across the North Island's lush eastern cape

On a three-day gravel ride through the North Island's east, we were treated to a…

Swiss bliss: Behind the scenes of Discovering Switzerland with Shoddy Dave

If you've been following our recent ten-part series on Switzerland, you'll know that we've traversed…

Discovering Switzerland: Aargau & Engadine

Although at opposite ends of the country, the Swiss regions of Aargau and Engadine have…

Discovering Switzerland: Swiss Travel System

Switzerland's famously punctual railways are just one part of the broader Swiss public transport network…

Discovering Switzerland: Jura and Swiss Parks

Tracing a mountain range from Switzerland's southwest to northeast, much of the Jura & Three…

Discovering Switzerland: Fribourg

With beautifully-preserved medieval villages and towns, grassy farmland and forest, and some of Switzerland's best…

Discovering Switzerland: Lake Geneva Region

With mountain passes through the Jura range, quality local produce and stylish Swiss living –…

Discovering Switzerland: Gstaad & Emmental

In the region around the Swiss capital, Bern, our journey through Switzerland took us to…

Discovering Switzerland: Valais

In Switzerland's southwestern corner, bordering Italy and France, lies the sparsely-populated canton of Valais. With…

Discovering Switzerland: Zermatt

A quintessential Swiss Alpine village, Zermatt is the gateway to the iconic and awe-inspiring Matterhorn.…

Discovering Switzerland: Andermatt

Andermatt has long been a favoured Alpine destination. For centuries, the quiet mountain town has…

Discovering Switzerland: The trails of Ticino

In Ticino, superb riding abounds – from Alpine climbs to the quiet roads around the lakes,…

Discovering Switzerland: coming soon

From the rolling fields of the Swiss Plateau to the thick forests and lakes of…

Natural high: Your guide to road cycling in Victoria's High Country

Offering some of the best riding in the land, Victoria's High Country is a cyclist's…