Go on – have a cycling adventure!

Because you work hard, because life can be tough, because you deserve it, have a break. Go on a gentle adventure! On WillCycle I have plenty of resources to help you go on that adventure you so richly deserve, so linger a while, look around, as this site can help you!

The purpose of life is to live

You don’t exist just to go to work, day in, day out, until you (hopefully) make it to retirement. There’s a whole world out there, waiting to be explored, and it’s waiting just for you.

In life, you can always get more money, but you only have a finite amount of time available. Time is far more valuable than money ever could be, so spend your time wisely by having as many adventures as possible!

If you’re looking for ideas for your next adventure, simply click either the GoCycle link on the menu (for multi-day routes) or the Traffic-Free link.

The Spirit of Adventure

Every two weeks, the WillCycle newsletter is sent out, and it contains content not available on the site, plus often exclusive giveaways. There’s a good reason why The Spirit Of Adventure has well over double the industry standard reading rate for newsletters! If other people enjoy reading it so much, it’s time to signed up and stopped missing out! Signing up is super-quick and easy, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

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I have made a wealth of knowledge available for you on here. Simply start by clicking the Back To Basics link.

You will find all sorts of information, from cycle touring, to cycle campingstealth campingwild camping in the UKhelp with navigationsecurity while cycle touring and even how to design a good cycle touring route.

It’s all here, simply waiting for you to explore! Do yourself a favour and look around this site. You’ll find lots of useful information!


So, you have a bicycle, you have camping gear, but what you lack is the experience?

There’s an easy solution! Join me on a WeCycle Guided Wild Camping experience. You will experience the delights of wild camping on Dartmoor, in a supportive environment, with help on hand.

You will gain experience and confidence, all while having loads of fun in an exquisitely beautiful landscape. Simply click the link, read all about it, then pick the next available date and book yourself on it!

Latest posts from WillCycle

  • Kit Review – Micronew 3 x 9 shifters
    Micronew shifters overall rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ My bike has a 3 x 9 drive. It started out with a double chainring, but as it’s used as a touring bike, I changed to a triple chainring setup. As it happened, I had two older Shimano Sora shifters for dropped bars that I fitted, and it all worked … Read more
  • 24 must-cycle routes for 2024!
    No matter what kind of cyclist you are, you will love these 24 routes! 24 routes in 12 months obviously averages to two routes per month. Your challenge is to go cycle as many of these as you possibly can. There’s a free cycling cap as prize to the first person who can prove they … Read more
  • Bliss. On two wheels
    I went on a gentle adventure, with my youngest daughter, and it was so good! Why? Well, to answer that you’ll need to settle in, but it’s worth your time. Multi-modal I’ve long been a fan of taking my bicycle on the train, and that was the plan for this adventure, right from the start. … Read more
  • The Middle-aged Cyclist
    Time pauses for nobody, and before you know it – if you’re not already there, or beyond it – you too will be middle-aged. That does have implications for your cycling, but it certainly doesn’t mean it’s the end of your cycling! Over the years, I discovered a few tricks that work for me. Your … Read more
  • November Digital Detox Campout
    Right, here’s your mission (and don’t give me any of that “I don’t accept it” nonsense): go camping in November! I don’t care where you go camping, how you get there, or who you’re going with. However, there are rules attached! A digital detox Yup, that very much means no phone usage. Sure, you can … Read more
  • Coffee First, Then The World
    Coffee First, Then The World, by Jenny Graham When you read stories by people who cycled around the world, you quickly learn that doing so is an enormous achievement. When it is done solo, it becomes an even bigger achievement. When done as a woman, riding on her own, unsupported, it becomes monumentous. Finally, when … Read more
  • Climbing the Grand Colombier – Part 3
    This is the third and final part of Roy Everitt’s adventure, that saw his travel to go cycle up the Grand Colombier – on a laden touring bike. Be sure to first read Part 1 and Part 2. Train to Lyon While I was catching the train to Lyon on Bastille day, three days earlier, … Read more
  • Vagabond
    Vagabond is define as “a person who wanders from place to place without a fixed home”. Traditionally used as a slur, but oh how times have changed! Cycle tourers are vagabonds! It’s true! When you go cycle touring, you’re literally moving from place to place, without a fixed home (while on tour). That’s the very … Read more

What do you mean “It’s a lifestyle”?

Because you’re visiting this site, I’ll guess cycling is as important to you as it is to me. It runs right through everything I do, and forms the basis of almost all my adventures. This is why I have so much help and guidance available for you on here. It’s also why I provide DayCycle cycling route guides, as well as multi-day GoCycle cycle touring route guides.

Cycling influences my daily life. It impacts on almost everything I do. To me, cycling is a lifestyle, and WillCycle is simply an extension of that lifestyle.