Really Wild Cycling
An inspirational illustrated pocket guide to off-the-beaten-track cycling challenges in Britain.
A follow-on to Chris’s bestselling Wild Cycling, this is a book for anyone who loves to ride off the beaten track in Britain’s stunning countryside. Each route suggests further routes, introducing the wild cycling potential of a range of different locations.
Most rides take only a few hours, but some are longer and a few much longer, taking even the fittest several days. The rides are graded in ascending difficulty within each region.
Some rides are on marked routes, like the Trans-Pennine Trail, some are races or original challenges, while other are routes or challenges the author himself has mapped out.
Each ride is illustrated in colour with photos, an annotated map, a profile of the terrain and OS grid references. A detailed route guide includes historical, geological and natural points if interest.
From the Dartmoor Tour de Tors and Ickle Bit of Icknield to the Meall Cala Mountain Circuit in Scotland, the purity, beauty and essential wilderness of these rides will ensure that the become classic cycling challenges.
Praise for the Wild Cycling:
‘The perfect pocket guide to some of Britain’s best off-road rides’ Cycling Weekly