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Bikes in the Peaks

Oct 7 and 8 saw another Saddle Skedaddle bike weekend from HF’s Peveril of the Peak. DAY 1 First item on the agenda was the legendary Tissington Ford led by Senior Guide, Les Haddon Then on  to the ‘ Thankful … Continue reading

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Way of the Roses

I have had a great week supporting this group riding from coast to coast from Morcambe to Bridlington. Lunch and coffee stops along the way was my job 170 miles and some steep hills later Tessa, Peter, Anthony and Wouter … Continue reading

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Cycle camping Austria

After leading 5 group tours in nice hotels on the Danube it was refreshing to set of in July with just a bike, a tent and the Bikeline book.  I got a bit of time to explore some the spots … Continue reading

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The Dromoise – bike festival in French twin town

My hometown of Wirksworth in Derbyshire has a twinning link with a very lively little French town called Die (you pronounce it ‘dee’) .  One of the many annual ‘animations’ a Die is the September Dromoise bike event which combines … Continue reading

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Splashing time

It was a breath of fresh air to lead a family bike HF holiday in Derbyshire. Here we are enjoying the ford next to Hognaston.

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Reunion with Danube ferry captain – first met on bike trip 2 years ago

It was a joy once again to lead a group  from HF Cycling down the ‘Danube Radweg’  to Vienna once again. July 2016 saw may fifth lead on this route (it’s becoming a habit!)  and it was especially good to encounter … Continue reading

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From Italian Mountains to the Sea with 3 Steves and 2 Mikes

What a great trip this has been! Starting in the Dolomites we hurtled downhill to Lake Garda  on a route with stunning views and very little flat let alone uphill.   A real joyful start to any trip. From Riva … Continue reading

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