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Jenny Tough – Bikepacking the Balkans Jenny Tough is an endurance adventure enthusiast and world traveller, taking on solo expeditions all around the globe. Through her writing and films, she is passionate about sharing her tales of adventure to encourage more individuals to explore this incredible planet and push out the edge of their own…

Tales from the Silk Road Sold out! Three women from the Adventure Syndicate set out to compete in the first Silk Road Mountain Bike Race in Kyrgyzstan. This is their story of what happened. Only 29 riders out of the initial 98 at the start line made it to the finish. Telling their personal tales…

Adventures in Altay “Bikepacking is the best way to explore new places – the pace of travel, the things you notice about the environment you’re travelling through, and the opportunity to interact with people you meet. Being self-sufficient means you are able to just head off into the wilderness and see what adventures come your…

Circus from the Sea Family Bike Ride Bicycle Decorating, Face-painting and Family Bike Ride Starting at Victoria Park, you will be taken on your journey by one of our trained ride leaders from Sustrans along the cycle routes of Leith finishing at Dock Place (where Leith Market is usually held). The event is Circus from the Sea themed…

The world at 15mph(ish!) In 2012 Naomi (a self-confessed non-athlete) set out on the cycle tour of a lifetime with a man she’d met just three times before. Fuelled by stubbornness, determination and cake, the trip eventually totalled 32,000 km including Alpe d’huez,Cairo to Capetown, South East Asia, India and Nepal. If you’re not sure you’re fit enough…

Jenny Tough – pushing boundaries In 2018, Jenny Tough surprised the ultra bikepacking community – and herself – when she came in as the first female in the inaugural Silk Road Mountain Race in Kyrgyzstan. Jenny came into unsupported bike racing from solo touring adventures, through the Canadian Rockies, circumnavigating the Baltic Sea, crossing Korea,…

A Sunday in Hell For the 7th year running, Balerno Village Screen is partnering with the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling to bring you a night of cycling related films. A Sunday in Hell is a Danish documentary film by Jørgen Leth about the 1976 Paris Roubaix road race over the cobbles of Northern France, the…

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