Lost Lanes: 36 Glorious Bike Rides in Southern England

lost-lanes-trans-smallLost Lanes is a new guidebook to the best places to ride a bike within easy striking distance of London: day rides and longer weekends away, mostly in the countryside but a few hidden corners of London too.

To buy the book, go here.

Each rider chapter takes the form of an extended travelogue, covering the history, the landscape, and interesting places along the way. There are also listings of best places to stop for a pint, a bite to eat or somewhere to stay overnight. Each ride has downloadable detailed turn-by-turn instructions, a printable Ordnance Survey map and a GPX file for using in a GPS device or smartphone app. View sample ride info.

What are people saying about Lost Lanes?

Read a review of the book on Road.cc, on Podium Café, on  Buffalo Bill’s Bicycle Blog, on The Washing Machine Post, on ibikelondon, on Real Cycling and on the London Cyclist blog.

Cycling Active magazine judged Lost Lanes was judged ‘test winner’ in a group review of summer cycling books. They said,

“Lost Lanes fills us with a warm glow over the simple pleasure of delving into our local little-known bike routes, which is why it’s our test winner”

But don’t just take their word for it, check out an interactive 64-page preview of the book (click to enlarge).