I received a sobering message yesterday from one of the Chain Gang’s loveliest customers, Marjorie Trundle. “Are you still alive?” was the basic jist of it, because I’ve been so lazy with blog updates and newsletters. It’s a fair criticism, and one I intend to address. Months ago I set a competition about knowing where… Read more

Chain Gang Biking Weekends In Devon

Something completely new for us. Well, not that new, it involves cycling, wine-tasting, good food, beautiful countryside and a memorable hotel. But it’s only for a weekend, and there ain’t no guide, so for The Chain Gang that makes it new. I’ve chosen to base these weekends at a fabulous hotel, Hazelwood House, set in… Read more

Biking To Château Chambord

This is the third in a series of 4 examples of a new mapping tool incorporated in our website . You can use the tool, from Mapometer , to examine The Chain Gang’s bike tours in France, Italy and the UK. ‘Zoom’ to examine features in detail, and select ‘Satellite’ to enjoy ariel views of… Read more