Cycling, Health & Fitness, Leisure Cycling, Tips & advice

How fit do I need to be for a cycling holiday?

5 Jan , 2018  

A cycling holiday can be as leisurely or full-on as you like, which means there are different fitness requirements for your trip of choice. General tips are that you should have spent some time on a bike – similar to the one you will be riding – before setting off on your cycling holiday. This […]

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Cycling, Leisure Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

14 Essential Facts about Cycling Holidays

5 Jan , 2018  

Who are cycling holidays for? Cycling holidays are for everyone. There is no age barrier and no particularly strict fitness barriers. You could be relatively new to cycling, be a family with young children or someone returning to cycling in later life. Perhaps you’re already an accomplished cyclist, but you would like a holiday that […]

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Cycling, Leisure Cycling, Road Cycling, Tips & advice

E-bikes: Why it’s not cheating

5 Jan , 2018  

There’s a myth, most likely created by those that have never tried them, that e-biking is cheating. I disagree! Let me tell you why e-bikes are one of the best inventions of the 21st century. I love to ride my pedal-powered “ordinary” bike. It keeps me fit and offers an excellent form of transport for […]

Cycling, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

Which Grade of Cycling Holiday is for me?

29 Dec , 2017  

Taking your next holiday by bike is a wonderful idea, but a significant commitment and we want to make sure you choose the trip that is perfect for you.  The grade of the trip is a great place to start.  This determines how tough the trip is going to be as you don’t want to head […]

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Cycling, Macs Adventure, News, Walking

Your 2018 Adventure Calendar

28 Dec , 2017  

2018 adventure goals

As one year ends, it’s time to reflect on adventures gone by, or maybe consign some things to the past and start looking forward to a year of fun, positivity, and adventurous times! Stuck for ideas? Here is our handy guide to where to go each month of 2018, to get the travel inspiration flowing […]

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Cycling, Kit Guide

What to pack for a cycling holiday

28 Dec , 2017  

Comfort will make your cycling holiday all the more enjoyable – and to maintain the best support 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 equipment as you ride, but you should […]

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Leisure Cycling, Macs Adventure, Walking

Macs Adventure Top 10 Walking and Cycling Tours of 2017

20 Dec , 2017  

The Macs Adventure tour list expands at a high rate every year as our products team work their socks off to find the most outstanding walking and cycling regions in the world. Not just find them, but them craft them into a delightful trip, full of backup, to ensure you have a hassle-free adventure every […]

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Cycling, Kit Guide

Great Christmas gift ideas for cyclists

11 Dec , 2017  

Follow cycle paths

What do you buy for the cyclists in your life for Christmas? We reveal some of our favourite cycling gifts. Stocking filler gifts for cyclists     Under the Christmas tree cycling gifts                 Splash out: Christmas cycling gifts       I hope there is a wide […]

Culture & History, Cycling, Discovery, Tips & advice, Walking

Best regional dishes of Italy

16 Nov , 2017  

Italy is renowned for its fantastic cuisine and many people will be familiar with some of the best-loved dishes, such as pasta, pizza and gelato. Yet each region of Italy boasts its own speciality, which, for a food lover, is a must try. A walking or cycling holiday is a great way to immerse yourself […]

Adventure of the Week, Cycling

Adventure of the Week: Cycling Tuscany: Chianti and Siena

14 Nov , 2017  

The very thought of Tuscany makes me happy. When I close my eyes and drift off into a Tuscan reverie, it is the feel of rough stone walls against my fingers, of feeling lightheaded from staring up at immaculately crafted towers. I can taste the rich depths of the Brunello and feel the hearty bread […]

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