In search of the best roads to cycle on. Know a great route? Tell us about it
Gravelventures Expedition Report.Six intrepid gravel explorers joined the Podia guides on an adventure in the wild terrain of Beskid Niski, Poland. A region known for it’s varied terrain, numerous river crossings, steep hills, exhilarating descents, rocks, dust and a healthy dose of mud. The one constant during the trip was the smiles on peoples’ faces.
Our favourite roads to cycle
What are the great roads to cycle on in Hidden Europe? In this series, we take you through some of our favourites. A stunning ride into the heart of the High Tatra’s forms this edition; let’s ride to Velické Pleso.
Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary
In 2013 I took a friend from London on a weekend of road cycling around Cracow, or Kraków if you are local. I had visited the city many times with my Polish wife, but it was the first time I had been with my bike. What happened that weekend changed my life quite dramatically.