Hi Andrew, Thanks for your blog. We selected Sundays to leave Rome and Naples. Go off the beaten track in Brussels to explore the capital's many different sides. EuroVelo 5 - Via Romea Francigena - Distance: 3900 km - Operator: European Cyclists' Federation. I'm sold on VELO!-Kevin TRY VELO. After the Eternal City, the route continued to Jerusalem through the port of Brindisi, along the ancient Via Appia. I have planned a route roughly in line with the euro velo 5, but heading into Geneva and into Torino rather then Bern. Just a couple of long-distance routes, one in England, the other across Europe but don’t be put off by the people who would like to make you think it will be a challange for only a finely-tuned athlete. Closed Now. Good luck! I’ll definitely be buying the book, but in the mean time I was wondering if I could ask your opinion on an idea I have for next summer. The country that does concern me a little is Albania (although I presume your route would skip that out as you wouldn’t be following the coast as I plan to do)… Thanks for helping to keep CyclingEurope.org & The Cycling Europe Podcast online! The 2021 jersey is the same cut as 2020, with the aero sleeves and new pocket design. The aim of the Méditerranée à Vélo cycle route is to link Spain to Italy and the Pyrenees to the Alps, via southern France. We followed the Eurovelo 5 route from Rome to Brindisi (Sept. 2017 â 777 km and 6k m climb). At the top of the hill, there are several fields of purple flowers and another grind rail that leads over one oâ¦ Reiseberichte. We recently did the Passau to Budapest danube section of the eurovel6 and there were certainly sections of that i would not relish on a tandem. Good luck! You can help. â We are investing over 100 million euro in the development of the velo routes network alone. Esterbauer guide of the Saar Cycle Route: From the French Canals to Trier - With the Rhine-Marne Canal Cycle Route. find out more. Have you biked in these countries and do you think this is too far for the month and a half I have? Near the Lumiose City gate, there is a skate park with grind rails leading out either side to areas exited using a ledge. Just got back from Andermatt, after completing “phase 2” Luxembourg to Andermatt. He had quit his job working in the A&E department at St. Thomas' Hospital in London and was to spend the next 6 years cycling nearly 90,000 km, visiting 75 countries in the process. I’m loving the idea of biking up the coastline of the first 4 countries. I was thinking about biking in Europe and I am not sure what preparation is necessary or what route to take but I really like the Eurovelo 5 route and am considering doing a portion of it. Van: 239â¬ 5 dagen. Cycle along quiet roads and cycle paths to visit the cultural highlights. You get a quick answer as I have just sat down at my computer I am a moderate cyclist and have only started to put in the miles (about 30 a day) in the last month. Join Facebook to connect with Decathlon Mably Vélo Route and others you may know. Using the GPS track for the route, we found several stretches with heavy traffic so you need to cycle carefully (almost dangerous) and looking at the maps and track later the Eurovelo route could be planned on alternatives close by with much less traffic. Without a doubt the route is fantastic. hello andrew, Download the app, get on your bike and start exploring! Or is the Greece Portugal a better fit? Starting alongside their 100 mile counterparts in the heart of Birmingham, our 45 mile riders will take riders on a truly memorable point-to-point ride through the West Midlands, ending in Coventry city centre. Best wishes Veloservice alle zeigen. The beautiful journey ends in Colmar, Alsace wine capital with its beautiful historic centre. Andrew, Purchased your book from Amazon and am now about half way through (you and Reggie are in Milan). Of your bicycle the sight is impregnable: villages, castles, vineâ¦ With 15km/h, nothing escapes to you. To the extent that it is mapped and signposted as the Eurovelo 5 I’d say you’d be OK on racing tyres but what about the weight and the rigours of travelling any kind of distance on a bike? Full route here EuroVelo 2, The Capitals Route, Galway to Moscow (5,500km):An east-west route from Ireland across the UK, Germany, Poland and Belarus and on to the Russian capital. Section 16 route was updated on September 2018 with contributions received from FPCUB members. If so, do you have any tips ( best places, where it is legal, did you put bike in tent, how to keep it secure) if not other options? have been of use helping you find your way. INCLUDES FREE STANDARD SHIPPING* TALK NOW. The circuit ends in Colmar with its beautiful historic centre, its charming pedestrian streets and its many museums, such the Unterlinden Museum which has been beautifully restored. Our official app is free and designed to help you discover the most developed EuroVelo routes. PLEASE CERTIFY YOUR AGE. I’ve never done a bike tour before but I’ve got a year to practice and bags of ambition so I hope it’s achievable. You can read some of the chapters by here. 5 out of 5 stars. Those riders may spendâ¦. As I cycled, I blogged…. I hope I replied at the time – I try to reply to anyone who expresses an interest in the route. Führer / Karten alle zeigen. Autan does the trick; expensive but effective repellant. I can sympathise with the mozzies – little bastards they are (they attacked me from Pisa to Rome in a way that would make you think eating flesh was going out of fashion). More than 400 km at a sporty pace close to the Brittany coastline. Hi and congrats for your passion i would like to know which kind of bike is reggie? added to this we had only just realised that drinking the tap water in italy wasn’t agreeing with us so rough camping by the path, although convenient was very unpleasant. You going over the top today or is that ‘phase 3’? You can discover rich tourist and cultural heritage of the region with all of its beautiful villages Obernai, Riquewihr, RibeauvillÃ© and of course Eguisheim, and at the same time, you will get the opportunity to climb a few beautiful and famous mountains of the Vosgien Piedmont as the Mont Saint Odile or the "Haut-Koenigsbourg"! I shall be looking closely at this blog as I need to get some good ideas of the route to take etc and obvious pitfalls to avoid. Thanks for the info Gemma; the glories of the Po Valley! Without a doubt the route is fantastic. Enjoy your holiday, everything has been organised for you ! We followed the Eurovelo 5 route from Rome to Brindisi (Sept. 2017 – 777 km and 6k m climb). My planning hasn’t got very far so far – you can visit the Eurovelo 8 pages of this site to see what I have done so far – but it is along the lines of what you are planning; fly out to Athens with my bike and then cycle north and the west all the way to Spain. Cycling in Europe? Andrew. Come and explore Eguisheim, cradle of the Alsatian vineyard, which has grown vines blessed by the gods since Roman times. Cyclists first tackle a section of the Catalan Pyrenean route, Pirinexus, to join the southern end of the the Mediterranean Cycle Route. Really enjoyable read and will put comments on Amazon when finished. The GPS tracks files for the EuroVelo routes are stored on the Hightail website. Kevin, Hi Kevin! The Euro Velo 19 Meuse Cycle Route â La Meuse à Velo â goes from the Meuse River's source in Pouilly-en-Bassigny, France to its mouth at the Hook of Holland. The Martinâs ChÃ¢teau du Lac is situated at the lake and offers a nice and quiet stay in natural surroundings. good luck with your next trip, and thanks for the blog because its the only info we have to plan our route back home along the ev5! Website restricted to adult nicotine â¦ Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Spain to Norway on a Bike Called Reggie (2017), Along The Med on a Bike Called Reggie (2014), Along The Med On A Bike Called Reggie: Mont Ventoux, Crossing Europe on a Bike Called Reggie (2011), Attraverso L’Europa Su Una Bici Di Nome Reggie (2016), Signed copies from just £15 incl. Is it quite easy to get water, did you just buy it from a shop etc? Go Premium Premium. Esterbauer guide of the Saarland Cycle Route. veloroutes.org is a route planning & geo-analysis tool for cyclists, runners, walkers, hikers - people on the move.. After Lacedonia and the peak of 870 m the ride down is on a rough road which in some â¦ You can contact me by clicking here. Over a thousand years ago, pilgrims traveled all the way from England to Rome. A trip to the historic city, the Sonian Wood and The Waterloo Battelield can be made easily by bike. Hi Tom. In this second instalment, he highlights EuroVelo 19 â Meuse Cycling Route as an example of good practice of the backbone approach by sharing his personal tips for cycling the route. Tags Official. I’m not one and I’m seem to do OK! alle zeigen. We designed a course where you can discover rich tourist and cultural heritage of the region with all of its beautiful villages Obernai, Riquewihr, RibeauvillÃ© and of course Eguisheim crowned as most beautiful village of France. I have to say that in the end I quite liked not having a detailed route to follow; I ended up picking my way from town to town across the continent and the journey was all the better for taking that approach. Too late? Limited to 200 copies, this is the 9 th year we have offered a jersey! It seems to be one of the other neglected routes of the network; you could become its champion. Cycles. Do you pay the normal fee? The itinerary we suggest links the two historical cities of Milan and Parma and offers the chance to discover the lowlands of the area. Hi. Andrew. 174 people like this. If you are into stats, you might also find this interesting: http://cyclingeurope.org/2010/08/25/eurovelo-5-in-numbers/ we needed 3 days by the sea to heal ourselves afterwards, and i thought i would write to recommend you take a mosquito net and research your places to stay beforehand! it was some of the most unpleasant cycling we’ve done, and we’ve found our way through many a winding english route, climbed some dolomites and alps and rolled down the rhone (don’t get me started on ardeche v. drome) in the last 3 months, and the worst part was this. VELO ROUTE. Loved Switzerland even if a little manicured and of a different reality. The race is due to finish in the evening, at roughly the same time Take That's concert at Birmingham Arena in â¦ Learn more. If you are using your SmartPhone to navigate, download the KML files. Whernside, 2015/16: Hebden Bridge, Calderdale, Yorkshire, 2016: The Haute Route: Chamonix to Zermatt, France / Switzerland, 2006: Tour de Mont Blanc (Sud), France / Italy, You can read some of the chapters by here, …on a Bike Called Reggie… | PERIPETIA 365, Time To Move To A New Galaxy? Forgot account? Do you dream of heading from England and cycling all the way to the South of Italy or from Norway to Spain while only following one route? Check the routes on your smartphone with the âBlois Chambordâ app. Read more. I have only visited France for holidays and all I remember of it is long motorways and lots of fields! Namur à Vélo (Belgium) email@example.com +32 81 24 60 86. It will, I guarantee, be fantastic; go for it! Please excuse any silly questions; I’m quite new to the whole idea of touring but can’t wait to get out there. September can be a great month even in the UK for weather. Atlantic Cyclepath, with 60 kms, between Nazaré and Pedrógão. Level of difficulty: medium (relaxed activity). Cyclists love crossing Southern Alsace via the peaceful Canal du Rhône au Rhin. I think you’ll be absolutely fine. The Genval Lake is a unique location at 20km away from Brussels Region. do happen to have a blog or tips? Folgen Sie dem abgebildeten Logo auf der roten Wegweisung für das Velofahren. Hope that answers your questions; it wasn’t too much of an inquisition, don’t worry. Bicycle tour in Alsace from Strasbourg to Colmar â Alsace shows its best side. â Kirsten Pfaue. Whether you want a short break or a long adventure, EuroVelo 5 offers something for everyone! Wegweisung. There you will join the famous Knooppunten system of Flanders and cycle route LF6-Vlaanderen Fietsroute which will lead you to the south of Brussels. sorry for the spanish inquisition. Keep following the blog and spread the word in the Czech Republic about the book. Follow these steps to get offers for VELO products right in the palm of your hand. The cycling sportive, which will attract 15,000 participants, takes place on â¦ We are thinking of flying to Rome and riding home. I just had few questions about the trip itself: I’m planning to do the trip independently and wandered if you ever wild camped? 2 check-ins. New Route. I assume the route is biker friendly so would have hotel/food outlets every 25-50 miles. P&P in the UK, NEW: 15 Top Tips For Long-Distance Cycling, Signed copies of the ‘…on a Bike Called Reggie’ books, 2017: The Three Peaks Of Yorkshire: 1. 177 people follow this. Duzer TV is a YouTube channel run by 40-something American adventure cyclist Ryan Van Duzer based in Boulder, Colorado on the eastern edge of the Rocky Mountains of the USA. Not Now. Agriculture and breeding dominate, offering the best of italian: Parmigiano, Prosciutto of Parma, Culatello, cold cuts and wine of Piacenza. Section 13: Penedo da Saudade Lighthouse, in São Pedro de Moel. This is a particularly charming landscape for cyclists because the Alsace region has the largest length of cycle paths on offer in France. Imitating the GR® 34 â Sentier des Douaniers, Brittany is developing a coastal cycling route. The route included detours to Naples and after Taranto.