An Absolute Beginner, no practice, no experience, not even a regular cyclist! I must be crazy :)
Stephen Peel

Stephen Peel

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Making a Molehill out of a Mountain

Posted by Stephen Peel - Cycling Around the World on November 12, 2017 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Making a Molehill out of a Mountain




Not being a regular cyclist before setting out on my first ever cycle tour, I had concerns regarding hills. I had been surrounded by hills and mountains in the Snowdonia National Park near...

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Best direction to work with the winds?

Posted by Stephen Peel - Cycling Around the World on October 22, 2016 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (1)

Which Direction, and Does This Map Need Tweaking?

 

Starting from the UK, which direction would be the best direction to cycle, given winds at ground level?

 

There is much talk about which direction would best provide the wind to your back for the majority of the time. Some swear by East to West, others West to East. While others say it matters not due to the winds at ground level actually moving from the North or the Sout...

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