Some Of My Favourite Things – Part 2

Back in August I wrote a post about the dilemma of what to pack/take on a cycling trip and listed several of the items that make it to my 'must have' list. As promised, this is a continuation of that list with reviews of three more of my personal essentials: 4. MIRRYCLE BIKE MIRROR Bought:… Continue reading Some Of My Favourite Things – Part 2

Cycling Portugal, General

You Really Want To Go Now?

I realise not everyone can choose when to take holidays but I'm always surprised by the number of emails I get from people seeking advice on cycling in Portugal during July and August.  It gives me a real dilemma. On the one hand I want to help, but on the other hand I don't want people going… Continue reading You Really Want To Go Now?

Alentejo, Cycling Portugal, Reports

Alentejo gallery

Here's some inspiration for anyone thinking of a trip to Portugal... not my work but a gallery of photos from Bulgarian rider Nora Gavazova. I was able to help Nora with some route advice while she was in the Alentejo earlier this year and she kindly sent me these pictures. She's also added some useful… Continue reading Alentejo gallery

Algarve, Cycling Portugal, Rides & Routes

Algarve Options

For a while, the Algarve was a bit of a blank space on this website - but I'm pleased to say that situation has now been rectified! Particularly as the Algarve has got to be one of the best places in Europe to go cycling in the winter or early spring. (Not so much in… Continue reading Algarve Options

Cycling Portugal, General, Rides & Routes

Give Me Facts!

There are obviously a lot of cyclists interested in coming to Portugal. That’s clear from the increasing number of hits on this site. Last year I was getting around 3-400 visitors and 1,500 page views per month. This month, I've already hit 500 visitors and almost 3,000 page views! The fact that Pedal Portugal is… Continue reading Give Me Facts!