Cycling holidays becoming more popular than golf breaks, says report

A World Travel Market report has shown that cycling breaks are more popular than golfing retreats in the US, as cycle tourism continues to grow.

More and more of us are packing our Lycra into our holiday suitcases, according to a report by World Travel Market.

The rise in popularity for cycling holidays has come at the expense of golfing breaks, with certain middle-aged men leaving their clubs behind in favour of two-wheeled excursions.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.