Welcome to Pedalnorth.com

Pedalnorth is written and managed by cycling writers and athletes around the globe, bringing you the very best routes and unbiased information. Our team work within the global cycling community, alongside their role at Pedalnorth simply to give something back, by sharing their own life-cycle with you.

We’ve expanded our routes database all over the globe this year, with new road cycling routes from Nadezhda in Florida and Mary Wilke in Europe. After the tragedies that many will have experienced during the pandemic, we want to bring you more ideas for bikecation vacations too, and we’ll be writing more about places to visit and ride.

And, we’ve recently ridden the Transfargarasan Challenge in Romania, writing about the experience, as we continue to try to encourage others to take on a cycling adventure in beautiful Romania and Transylvania.

Nadezhda Pavlova – athlete, triathlete & tri coach – our new deputy Editor in Chief 

ELITE CYCLING

There’s lots of heat technical stuff on our website, as we continue to work closely with brands like Elite from Italy, to bring you lots of advice and information about indoor cycle training and how it can help you to reach those far off and beautiful places. Elite make the very best interactive trainers, water bottles and other cycling equipment, and we’ve got a wealth of information for you, as Larisa and the team use their products to find out more to help you.

TRIATHLON  & LIFESTYLE

WITH NADEZHDA PAVLOVA

We’ve got some great triathlon training programmes for you, from Nadezhda, an international triathlon coach and world class age group athlete. Nadezhda’s award winning blogs will guide you on your own triathlon journey.

And, we know how important leading a sporting lifestyle is for many ladies, and how difficult it can be to find the right advice, written specifically for the female athlete. Our multi-talented cyclist and writer will be bringing you even more lifestyle articles and cycling kit reviews, specifically for women in sport. Click the links in our menu and become part of the best website for ladies cycling online.

TAKE A CYCLING BREAK SOMEWHERE SPECIAL

Why not use our vast database of cycling routes and our informative blogs to plan your own cycling holiday. We’re more than happy to help you too, and we welcome emails for advice on where to go. For instance, why not take a trip to transfixing Transylvania, with some of the best natural trails and the best road cycling climbs in Europe, plus so much history to explore. It’s the home to our editor, Larisa Chinces and so we love it as much as we know that you will once you visit 😉

You can click the button here or the Booking.com link at the foot of this page and find your own special cycling holiday accommodation with Booking.com and help to support us in being the best truly independent cycling information website for real cyclists. And, if you’re looking for a great way to transport your bike safely to all those amazing places, then simply visit the Bike Box Alan website and choose from their amazing bike boxes, regarded by many as the best in the world. Now take that holiday you know that you deserve and enjoy your own bikecation vacation with Pedalnorth.com.

CHECK OUT OUR MTB & ROAD ROUTES

We’ve got the best selection of high quality road and mtb routes in the U.K. and elsewhere, with new routes being added for Italy, France and Romania all the time. Best of all, our maps and gpx files are all free and don’t require subscription.

Our mountain bike coast to coast route is regarded as one of the very best, and our new gravel bike coast to coast route went live in summer 2022, taking you from Ravenglass and the Lake District, through the Yorkshire Dales and on towards Ravenscar and the North Yorks Moors coast. All of our U.K. based road cycling and mountain bike routes have detailed Ordnance Survey maps for you to follow too, keeping you on track wherever you’re riding.

We’re adding new routes all the time, especially in Transylvania, an amazingly beautiful and undiscovered landscape. Click below to explore our routes database.

TIME FOR A BIKECATION VACATION

check out our recommendations – with DS Pro, Ladies Cycling Clothing

Italian Mountains

Take an Italian cycling holiday. Amazing mountain roads… great food and coffee 😉

Transfixing Transylvania

Take a look at the amazing road cycling & mountain biking in this beautiful corner of Europe

Faraway France

Lose yourself in France with the amazing places to ride and relax amidst the mountains and culture

Features

Latest articles, reviews and some classic routes to ride

Alé Future Nordik Jacket

Larisa takes a look at this stylish high performance cold weather cycling jacket

Triathlon with Nadezhda

Useful coaching tips & advice from our editor & tri coach, Nadezhda Pavlova

Voom Hydration Powder

There’s a new nutrition brand on the bike block and Larisa is testing it out

Elite Indoor Cycling

It’s getting cold outside and we want to tell you about indoor cycling, with Elite from Italy

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