c2c biking holiday Scotland

The Southern Upland Way is 40 Years Old!

The Southern Upland Way is a 344 mile coast to coast route that crosses Southern Scotland through its most remote areas. This mountain biking route was one of the very first mountain biking tours that we offered as one of...

C2C MTB Wales

When Researching a New Biking Tour isn't Fun!

Here at Trailbrakes Biking Holidays, we spend a lot of time over the quiet season, between the end of October and end of March, researching new and exciting cycling tours and mountain biking routes right across Scotland, England and Wales...

Glen Ogle Viaduct cycling

A Biking Tour on the Rob Roy Way

The official Rob Roy Way walking tour spans approximately 79 miles, winding its way from the picturesque village of Drymen, nestled on the shores of Loch Lomond, to the charming town of Pitlochry in Perth and Kinross. Our fabulous cycling...

coast to coast cycle tour

Why are our Coast to Coast Biking Tours so Popular?

Our coast to coast cycling holidays and C2C mountain biking tours continue to be the most popular UK biking routes that we offer and we're always wondering why this is the case. The UK is one of very few countries...

Cycling holiday scotland

Researching a New C2C Biking Holiday Route

The UK is a perfect destination for a cycling tour, road biking trip or mountain biking holiday. With great off-road trail access for mountain biking and gravel biking and endless miles of quiet country roads for cycle touring and road...

Mountain biking tour Snowdonia

The Traws Eryri Coast to Coast Biking Route

In October we took advantage of the unseasonably warm weather to explore the amazing Parc Cenedlaethol Eryri (Snowdonia National Park) in Wales and follow the brand new Traws Eryri C2C off-road cycling route which traverses the region following purpose-built cycle...

Kirkpatrick C2C Cycling Holiday

The Kirkpatrick C2C Cycle Route

The Kirkpatrick Coast to Coast cycling route is a brand new Scottish coast to coast cycle touring route spanning the entire width of the most southerly counties of Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders. We were delighted to...

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Long Distance Cycling for Women

When it comes to cycling, it really is a man's world! This is no more evident than when, as a woman, I tried to buy a comfortable bike saddle from our local bike shop 20 years ago. I tried out...

Cycling Holiday Scotland

Galloway Blazes a Trail for Gravel Biking

The concept of gravel biking was conceived in the USA, combining road biking with unsealed tracks and allowing the rider to explore remote areas while still pedalling efficiently on stretches of tarmac. Over the proceeding 15 years, gravel biking has...