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We’re now in Australia and New Zealand too

New Friday 10 January

cycle.travel’s coverage takes a further leap forward today with mapping and route-planning for Australia and New Zealand. We’re delighted to bring the world’s best bike route-planning to the Southern Hemisphere…

Stick to tarmac with our new routing option

25 Feb 2019

Since launching cycle.travel in 2013, we’re delighted to have become the route-planner of choice for thousands of bike tourers, recreational riders and city commuters. But our number one requested feature…

River Rhone becomes latest Euro route

22 Mar 2016
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The Rhone Cycle Route, a 1,100km tour beside the river through Switzerland and France, has been anointed as the newest member of the EuroVelo route network. The designation as EuroVelo route…

Coming soon: red lights that turn green for bikes

17 Feb 2016

Traffic signals in Austin, Texas, are to respond to approaching cyclists by staying green for longer. An innovation being piloted by the city will encourage cyclists to use a dedicated…

America’s longest rail trail escapes the axe

23 Jan 2016

The John Wayne Pioneer Trail, the longest rail-trail in the US at 300 miles, has escaped closure at the hands of hostile Washington state lawmakers. Two Republican members of the Washington…

Taiwan aims to be “paradise” for bike tourists

22 Jan 2016
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A new 750-mile round-the-island cycle route is spearheading Taiwan’s efforts to become a “cycling paradise”. The ambition is that of no less than Prime Minister Mao Chi-kuo. Taiwan is already a leading country…

Japan to get its own National Cycle Network

26 Aug 2015

Japan is the latest country to establish a network of bike touring routes. Roads selected for the Japanese national cycle network will have low traffic numbers, bike rental facilities, and a…

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