ESCAPISM

Sep 24

EFF: Fungi

Every Fourth Friday – Fungi, the unsung hero of ecosystems.

Aug 27

EFF: Soil

Every Fourth Friday - Where did it come from and why it's important.

Aug 15

Ride: Hidcote

The best gravel the north Cotswolds has to offer.

Jul 23

EFF: Bacteria

Every Fourth Friday – It's not all bad, in fact it's mostly good.

Jun 25

EFF: Biodynamic

Every Fourth Friday – It's more than just planting seeds on a full moon.

Jun 16

Ride: Cheddar and Brean

A ride of many textured surfaces including 9km of beach.

May 31

Ride: Hungerford Gravel Loop

An off-road loop of the Ridgeway and Kennet & Avon canal.

May 28

EFF: Bees

Every Fourth Friday – Bees and their role in the world.

May 26

Ride: Westonbirt

...and the Ozleworth Valley

May 05

Recipe: Savoury Flapjack

Tasty pocket sized savoury snacks.

Apr 30

EFF: Sustainability

Every Fourth Friday – What is it and how we should change our lives for it.

Apr 25

Ride: Cirencester Gravel

An off-road loop to Cirencester returning without seeing a single car.

Mar 30

Ride: Cheltenham - Ridgeway Loop

A loop to the Ridgeway using as many tracks/cycle paths as possible.

Mar 28

Route: Tour of the Cotswolds

A 400km mixed-terrain bikepacking route circumnavigating this beautiful area.

Mar 26

EFF: The Moon

Every Fourth Friday – How we should all be living our life to the cycles of the moon.

Mar 03

Book: In Pursuit Of Spring

By Edward Thomas. Written over a century ago, the book details a cycling journey from London to the Quantock Hills in Somerset looking for signs of Spring.

Feb 28

Film: Signs of Spring

Searching for signs of Spring

Feb 26

EFF: Tyre Sizes!

Every Fourth Friday – The big tyre size debate...

Jan 31

Winter Snow

Riding in the snow on Leckhampton and Cleeve Hill

Jan 29

EFF: Psychogeography

Every Fourth Friday – Exploring cities

2020

Oct 11

Ride: Salisbury Plain

A big off road loop including a double crossing of the military training ground.

Sep 01

Ride: Dusty Dorset

A delightful Dorset off-road route visiting two beaches.

Aug 28

Route: King Alfred's Way

An amazing 350km bikepacking route around the heart of southern England taking in the Ridgeway and part of the South Downs Way.

Jul 20

Ride: River Thames

Tracing England's greatest river from the ultimate source near Cheltenham to Oxford.

Jun 25

Ride: Stonehenge

A 220km epic to Stonehenge on mostly gravel roads and cycle paths

Jun 24

Ride: South Coast Sizzler

A 172km off road adventure from Salisbury to the Isle of Purbeck and back through the New Forest.

May 31

Ride: Quantocks and Exmoor

A hilly ride from the Quantocks to Dunkery Beacon and back along the coast.

May 18

Ride: Neolithic Tour

An almost entirely off-road route around the ancient landscape of the North Wessex Downs.

2019

Nov 29

Ride: London Urban

An urban loop round central London exploring the parks and sights.

Jul 04

Route: South Downs Way

The best off-road route in the UK!