Travelling Fast & Light

Here at Pedal Portugal we tend to be of the “take everything you need and take your time” school of touring. Our normal target for a day’s riding is 80km – particularly if loaded down with camping gear as well as everything else. But some riders prefer to travel much faster and lighter. Guest blogger…

Pros & Cons Of Portugal

Canadian riders Tim and Joanell Storm, from Victoria BC, have recently returned from their first cycle trip through Portugal. Former high school teacher Tim (60) and Joanell (56), who worked in a hospital laboratory, are recently retired. Their time in Portugal had many high points, from strangers buying them coffee to watching fishermen sort their catch on…

Pedal Portugal’s Top 10 Tips

All kinds of cycling-related inquiries turn up in the inbox at at Pedal Portugal HQ (which is generally wherever my laptop happens to be). Some are one-offs – like advice on a particular route or contacts for local cycling groups (still looking). Others are quite unusual – like what are the best roads for skateboarding from…