Alentejo Rewrite

My Alentejo Circuit guidebook is currently undergoing a major rewrite – and I’m hoping to have the new, fully-updated edition out in September. Or as soon after as possible. I had been thinking of starting work on a new, more general, guidebook to Portugal this summer but then I realised it was more than five…

A Gap In The Market?

Some while back I used to write novels in my spare time. But my two cycling guides to Portugal now sell more many copies than my other books! Running Pedal Portugal – both this website and our guided tours – also seems to have almost completely taken over my life these days. But recently I’ve been thinking about doing…

Winter Riding

With most of Europe in the grip of winter, January seems a good time to put together a new touring route for Portugal’s Algarve region – which provides some of the best opportunities for cycling anywhere on the continent at this time of year. Look carefully at a map and you can see how far down the Algarve…