Stuff I like
CYCLE COURIERS UK
Birmingham: Cycle 4u
Brighton: Recharge Cargo
Coventry: Yellow Jersey
Darlington and Luton: Green Link North East
Edinburgh: Rapid cycle couriers
Hereford: Hereford Pedicabs
Leeds: Go Getter Despatch
London: Pedals Delivery
Nottingham: Pedal Express
Plymouth: City Cycle Couriers
Museum of Trademen’s Workbikes – The history of workbikes in UK and around the world.
Bike Trailer Blog – the title says it all really – all things bicycle and trailer.
Utility Cycling – Another American offering with good stuff on cargo bikes.
Treehugger – interesting coverage on a whole range of longtail cargo bikes here
USEFUL STUFF FOR CYCLE TOURISTS
Visas for tourists – visa costs for Egypt, Syria, Jordan and others. Not sure how current this is.
Help Exchange – Puts people in touch with each other, work in a foreign country in return for food and accommodation.
Anywork Anywhere – jobs abroad, sometimes paid, sometimes not.
Warm Showers – hospitality site pairing up cycle tourists and hosts the world over.
CYCLE TOURING SITES
Trento Bike Pages – links to a huge array of tours from all over the world. Well worth a visit.
Crazy Guy On A Bike – equally huge array of tours from all over the world. This site, however, gives cyclists the space to write up their reports on the site itself.
Cycle Tours happening now:
Bicycling around the world – very well laid out site with some great images from tours in India, Nepal and Indonesia, amongst others.
The Big Africa Cycle – Started July 2009, this is Peter Gostelow’s latest tour from England to Cape Town. Well written site, good peripheral links and nice images.
Cycling Gypsies – touring Europe with two dogs, two Surlys and one trailer. Plus additional info/bike related themes. Good site.
Cycling To The Ashes – 25000 km on a bike with a cricket bat. Regular updates from the road.
Down The Road – travelling since 2002, the Travis’ have written two books and developed a big website.
Heinz Stucke – “Facts & figures as of May, 2006 – 66 years old, 545,000 km cycled, 193 Countries seen, 63 Territories, Regions or Associated States, etc. visited, 44 years on the road” (Bike China). The facts speak for themselves, really.
Herve Pura Vida – On the road for the past 5 years, covering parts of Europe, plus Africa and South America. Includes adapting his bike to pedal down the Amazon. Interesting site.
Revolution Cycle – Round the world cycle tour by 3 guys from Ireland. Some really nice video footage.