We have pulled together some useful links for anyone interested in touring on their bikes - having a bit of adventure or just some armchair research.

New changes to the Highway Code

Cycling Safety Awareness  Share the Road: Cyclist & Pedestrian Safety Awareness for Drivers.

Cycle Tours on Thorn bikes

The Family Bike Club Welcome to For Two - The Family Bike Club

The Adventures of Margo Polo 

My Bicycling Adventure

A Bike Journey

Rolling Tales

Take On Africa  a journey by bike from UK to Cape Town.

Bicycle Touring South America (and now Mexico and North America)

The Long Way Home  1 Guy, 1 Gal … pedaling 30,000kms home.

Better Life Cycle  The Better Life Cycle is a one man unsupported bike ride from London to Cape Town; delivering £100,000 of sponsorship directly to orphanages en route.

Across Continents  What’s it all about? Simple – travel solo across the principal inhabited continents – Europe, Asia, Australia, the Americas and Africa.

The Hungry Cyclist  One man's inter-continental pursuit of the perfect meal - on a bicycle.

Cycle UK to China  Why Don't You Fly?' the story of a 16,500-mile, 13-month journey on a Thorn eXp.

Bicycles to Australia  Mark and Juliette's two year cycles tour on a Thorn eXp and Nomad.

Take a Seat  One tandem, one camera, twenty thousand miles of possibilities!

London to HK on a Thorn Raven  Humphrey's Cycling Adventure

Cycle touring adventures across Europe, the Caucasus Mountains & Iran on our Club Tours  The Stages of a Ride Across Europe to India

Thorn Bike Hire

Drover Holidays Walking & Cycling Holidays in Wales.

The T-4-3 Triplet Hire Company Triplet Bicycle Hire.

Padstow Cycle Hire Have some Thorn Tamdems for hire.

Bridge Bike Hire Wadebridge. 


Brooks  Leather saddles.

Busch & Muller  Dynamo lighting.

Panaracer  Tyres.

DT Swiss  Rims.

Rohloff  Makers of the 14 speed Speedhub and S-L-T chain.

Schwalbe Tyres and tubes.

Shimano Gearing and Braking Suppliers

Ryde  Rims

Cycling Magazines

Cycle Magazine  The magazine of CTC - The UK's National Cyclist's Organisation.

Tandem Club Journal  Magazine of the UK Tandem Club.

What Mountain bike  Mountain bike magazine.

Cycling Websites

Audax UK  Website of The Long Distance Cyclists' Association.

Bike Magic  Mountain bike news reviews and forum.

CTC  The UK's National Cyclist's Organisation.

Single Track World  Magazine website.

Tandem Club  The Tandem Club of the United Kingdom.

What Mountain bike  Magazine website.

Complete a Mad Dog Challenge in Asia and forever bask in the glory.  adventure touring website.