Cycling in the Lake District

Adding photos to the website

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So I am off work (and cycling) at the moment, and have some time to add some photos to the website. These are photos taken since the start of the year on various bike rides. Most of those rides have been short ones in the north west of the Lake District or up the coast. […]

A Lake District Grand Tour

Conserving Lakeland Magazine review

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Thank you to the Friends of the Lake District and their Conserving Lakeland magazine for their lovely review. There are more reviews and comments on Facebook, and if you felt like giving a ‘Like’ that would be great!: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bike-Ride-Books/203576646455252 Conserving Lakeland Magazine The subtitle of this book about pedalling through Lakeland, “The Challenge, The History, […]

by Mike Carden

Cycling from Cockermouth to Loweswater

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The Lorton Valley is one of my favourite places. Gentle farmland at first, before the mountains ease down towards the road. Grand fells, with grand names. Hopegill Head. Grassmoor. Melbreak. So here is a little picture blog of a 15-mile ride from Cockermouth via Lorton to Loweswater, and back on the old C2C route. Enjoy. […]

Bike Bus

The Bike Bus: a Guest Post from GoLakesTravel

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Enjoy Family Days Out in the Lakes on the new-look ‘Bike Bus’  Exploring a spectacular adventure playground completely car free has never been easier with the new-look ‘Bike Bus’, which is providing walkers and cyclists great access to a range of beauty spots and family-friendly attractions throughout the Central Lake District.  Stagecoach’s 800 Bike Bus, supported […]

A Lake District Grand Tour

Cycletourer.co.uk Review

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REVIEW FROM WWW.CYCLETOURER.CO.UK A lake District Grand tour is the third of Mike’s cycling adventures. This time his talkative steed Scott has been put into a well earned retirement and with a new bike he is joined by his long suffering son Richard who not only has to put up with his father being directionally […]