Social Ride Blogs

The social ride blogs are a collection of ride stories from our AATR friends....

Ride London - My First Century

Ride London – My First Century

By Christina Dove | Aug 1, 2018

Signing up for your first 100-mile cycle ride is pretty exciting stuff – especially when it is Ride London.  Put that together with the driest start to a summer since modern records began in 1961, you think you are onto a winner.  What could be more fun than cycling through […]

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Cycling in Zimbabwe

Cycling in Zimbabwe

By Christina Dove | Apr 20, 2018

Visiting Africa to see one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls and going on a camping safari in Botswana are both pretty awesome, but when you can squeeze in a cycle as well – that is surely the icing on the cake. This is what happened […]

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Bikepacking - Touring or Just Transport

Bikepacking – Touring or Just Transport?

By Matt Bark | Jan 9, 2018

Christmas commitments to see family, working those days many have off in between bank holidays and some typical winter weather combined to reduce the opportunity for cycling, especially my desire for any multi-day bikepacking adventures. So I bridged bikepacking with touring to get some practice for future adventures. The term […]

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Is Cycletography the Answer?

By Christina Dove | Jan 5, 2018

When I first joined Twitter in March 2016, one of the first handles I discovered was AATR Cycling (All About The Ride) and a blog on Cycletography.  As a keen amateur photographer, this appealed to me straight away – combining two of my passions: cycling and photography, with an outlet […]

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Taking it Easy

Taking it Easy

By Matt Bark | Nov 23, 2017

As we roll inevitably on into another winter, (which is definitely coming), my cycling is taking an unexpected turn. My priorities on the bike have changed and the ideas of hard training are gone, or maybe I’m just training for a different type of ride. The warm sunshine of summer […]

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