Frequently Asked Questions
Is this cycling adventure for me?
This is a trip for anyone who would love to ride Scotland coast to coast with Dream Big Explore, explore by bike, in a fun and friendly environment.
For anyone who enjoys and are experienced in riding together as a small road group at a steady pace, over multiple days.
How far will I have to ride each day and at what speed?
You will need to be confident in cycling 100 -115 km in a day on the road and comfortably riding at an average speed of 19.5 -22.5 kph (12 -14 mph)
What if I have a puncture?
You will need to be competent with basic bike maintenance including puncture repair and changing an inner tube and must carry your own small bike tool kit including spare tubes.
Where will any extra kit go?
As this is a cycling adventure, true to Mel's own solo bike-packing journeys, and supporting our eco values, you must be happy to carry your own kit using a suitable bike bag or pannier system.
You will need limited extra clothing and kit to suit so any weight should be minimal.
A full kit list will be shared on booking.
I'd love to join you, can I come on my own?
Whether you're riding solo and want to come and meet new friends and fellow adventure cyclists, or want to come with your friends, partner or club, we'd love you to join us.
Just remember there are only 8 places on this trip!
*All riders must be 18 years of age and over
Do I need travel insurance?
Your standard travel insurance policy will cover trips in the UK such as this one.
Dream Big Explore cares about making sure all of our riders needs and questions are answered. We want to hear from you!