It’s ‘Travel Week’ on Cycling Weekly: your guide to the best holiday destinations, and the kit you’ll need to make it happen

Our week-long special is going to get you dreaming of warmer places to ride

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Looking to escape the winter grind? Between the 16th and 21st, January it's Travel Week here at Cycling Weekly! We'll be dreaming of the best cycling holiday destinations and sharing with you all our tips, tricks and advice for getting the very best out of your time abroad. 

There are few things better than the sense of achievement - and the incredible views - you get some summiting cycling's most iconic climbs. But let's not forget the plethora of equally stunning - although lesser known - mountain roads which network through the hinterlands of so many cycling destinations.

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Stefan Abram
Tech features editor

After winning the 2019 National Single-Speed Cross-Country Mountain Biking Championships and claiming the plushie unicorn (true story), Stefan swapped the flat-bars for drop-bars and has never looked back. 

Since then, he’s earnt his 2ⁿᵈ cat racing licence in his first season racing as a third, completed the South Downs Double in under 20 hours and Everested in under 12.

But his favourite rides are multiday bikepacking trips, with all the huge amount of cycling tech and long days spent exploring new roads and trails - as well as histories and cultures. Most recently, he’s spent two weeks riding from Budapest into the mountains of Slovakia

Height: 177cm

Weight: 67–69kg