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

Alentejo, Cycling Portugal, General, Guidebooks, Images, Rides & Routes

Guidebooks Coming

The first Pedal Portugal guidebook should be available this autumn - a print and ebook version of the Alentejo Circuit.The whole project is a bit of an experiment as I have no idea what kind of a market exists for guidebooks to cycling in Portugal. On the other hand, I'm having enormous fun writing them!My… Continue reading Guidebooks Coming

Alentejo, Cycling Portugal, Rides & Routes

Let’s Go To The Seaside!

I've been checking over some of the touring routes on Pedal Portugal and decided something was missing from my Alentejo Circuit... the beach! The Alentejo has some of the prettiest and least developed bits of coast in southern Portugal so it seemed wrong to completely leave it off a route designed to give cyclists a… Continue reading Let’s Go To The Seaside!

Alentejo, Cycling Portugal, Images, Rides & Routes

Reasons to ride…

One reason we love living in Portugal is the number of public holidays here! This weekend is a long one so we've taken the opportunity to escape to Evora and do a bit more ride research. And one reason we love riding in Portugal is the lack of traffic - the picture below is of… Continue reading Reasons to ride…