Adventure of the Week, Cycling, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Road Cycling

Adventure of the Week: Road Cycling Coast & Volcanoes of Lanzarote

5 Oct , 2017  

If you want to keep the road cycling legs ticking over when dark and cold conditions keep you from your usual rides, this is the perfect adventure for you. Descending sweeping downhills, cycling through lava fields, volcanic valleys and vineyards, the island of “Eternal Spring” will give you everything you need. In a nutshell  Cycle […]

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Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

6 Great Cycling Holidays – Something to Suit Every Cyclist

31 Mar , 2017  

The world looks better from the seat of a bicycle. There’s no better way to watch the world go by than gliding along on two wheels, and travel experiences don’t get much better. If the 200th birthday of the bike in 2017 isn’t enough inspiration for you to get on that saddle, the Macs Bike […]

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Cycling, Road Cycling, Weekly Cycle

Weekly Cycle: Road Cycling – Mont Ventoux in Luxury

14 Dec , 2016  

The most legendary of all the climbs in Tour de France is Mont Ventoux. This hill, otherwise known as ‘The Giant of Provence’  is revered by all and feared by many! Macs Adventure offers a special package for those who want to give Mont Ventoux their best. This short cycling tour is designed for enthusiasts who want to […]

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Cycling

Join in Pedal On UK event

30 Jul , 2013  

A star of TOWIE (don’t pretend you don’t know that TOWIE stands for The Only Way Is Essex) is out and about promoting a brilliant concept in cycle tours. Lydia Bright, one of the big names in the reality TV show, has been enlisted to support Pedal On UK . Pedal On UK follows the […]

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Cycling

Top tips for bicycle maintenance

8 Mar , 2013  

More bicycles are bought in the UK than cars yet almost half end up lying unused in sheds and garages. Reports reveal that the use of bikes has been on the increase in recent years yet still there are millions of bicycles languishing in people’s garages and sheds.  But with spring on the way and […]

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Cycling

Cycling the Great Glen Way

6 Mar , 2013  

Many people choose to walk the glorious Great Glen Way, a 79-mile trail through Scotland’s most famous Glen from Fort William to Inverness. This weekend, I cycled it instead! A mountain bike is the perfect transport for the off-road route that heads along the country’s famous Caledonian Canal, through atmospheric forests and along the shores […]

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Cycling, Kit Guide

What to pack for a cycling holiday

28 Feb , 2013  

Comfort will make your cycling holiday all the more enjoyable – and to maintain the best comfort you’ll need the right clothing and kit. A Macs Adventure cycling holiday has the advantage of daily luggage transfer so there is no need to worry about panniers or carrying all your own kit as you ride, but you […]

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Cycling

Scottish Borders launches four new cycle routes

21 Nov , 2012  

Oh, we do like to hear about new cycling routes across Europe. This time the focus is on Scotland, where four new road cycling routes have been unveiled in the Scottish Borders. The Borderloop4 routes, varying in length from 52 to 100 miles, are part of the popular 250-mile Borderloop, which is acclaimed as one […]

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