Charity, General

Reason Enough!

Sorry! No new information on riding in Portugal - this post is to do with helping people who are desperately in need. Some of you might have noticed the competition I'm running. This little bear is one of the prizes on offer, along with boring stuff like Amazon gift cards and copies of my books… Continue reading Reason Enough!

Cycling Portugal, General, Reports

Why Cycle In Portugal?

I could go on for ages about why I think Portugal is a wonderful place to visit but today I'm going to let someone else take over. Bill Waters from Flagstaff, Arizona, spent 14 days in Portugal last month. Riding Bike Fridays (folding bikes), Bill and his friend Jim covered 346 kilometres (215 miles) as… Continue reading Why Cycle In Portugal?

Cycling Portugal, General

New Editor(s) Needed!

First of all, happy 2013 and may your wheels keep rolling throughout the coming year! I'm not going to be updating this blog on a regular basis as my wife and I left Portugal in July 2012. Hopefully, however, the information here will continue to be useful - I know this blog gets anything between… Continue reading New Editor(s) Needed!

Cycling Portugal, General, Rides & Routes, Warmshowers

Foodie cyclists passing through

Just had our first Warmshowers guests here in Torres Vedras. Amie (USA) and Olli (Finland) are near the start of an epic 15,000-mile trip from Portugal to SE Asia. They had a 'warm-up' ride from Malaga to Lisbon and then did the official start from Cabo da Roca (Europe's most western point) near Sintra. After… Continue reading Foodie cyclists passing through