Five of the best cycling routes from London, suitable for every level

Biking is experiencing a boom in London, brought on by the onset of lockdowns and facilitated by an ever-expanding network of cycle paths. But beyond the landmarks are twisting rivers, rolling countryside and pretty villages ripe for exploration.

Meet the adventurer: Mark Beaumont on record-breaking cycling journeys and what he plans to do next

The Scottish endurance athlete has spent more than a decade pedalling his way to new world records, including the fastest journey around the world on a bike. Here, he talks about the secret to long-distance expeditions and his new book, Endurance.

A city guide to Ljubljana, Slovenia's compact capital

You’re never far from the green and serene in Slovenia’s castle-topped capital. At its heart is a leafy river, around which bike paths, food markets and arts festivals unfold.

52 of the best flight-free weekend escapes

This year, interest in flight-free trips is rising as many travellers recalibrate their approach to travel after an imposed hiatus. But turning to rails, roads and waterways for transport doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a short getaway. From wild island escapes in Wales to eco adventures in Copehagen, we bring you 52 of the best weekend escapes — all without getting on an airplane.

Spain’s greenways cut through some of the country’s most spectacular landscapes — here are five to try

More than 1,900 miles of disused railway lines have been converted to greenways for biking and hiking. These five trails showcase rural Spain at its best.

Head off on a biking adventure in Skåne, Sweden

Glide along the serene Sydostleden biking trail in the far south of Sweden to discover quaint towns, a wild coastline and welcoming locals.

7 tips for long-distance cycling

With myriad cycle trails and an online community of riders to help you out, here are our tips for some long-distance cycling

2018 Adventurer of the Year Rajesh Magar

Rajesh Magar is making a name for himself in the mountain biking world after earning three consecutive Nepali national championships.

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