Eight reasons why cycling on the Isle of Wight is simply brilliant

It's the greatest place on earth, if you haven't cycled on the Isle of Wight then why not?

The Isle of Wight is a gem for cyclists, floating just off the South Coast of England. Easily accessible by ferry, but far enough away to put the rest of Britain out of your mind, if you haven't cycled there before what are you waiting for?

The Lonely Planet named the Isle of Wight the best place in the world for cycling, and they clearly know what they're talking about.

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Jack Elton-Walters hails from the Isle of Wight, and would be quick to tell anyone that it's his favourite place to ride. He has covered a varied range of topics for Cycling Weekly, producing articles focusing on tech, professional racing and cycling culture. He moved on to work for Cyclist Magazine in 2017 where he stayed for four years until going freelance. He now returns to Cycling Weekly from time-to-time to cover racing, review cycling gear and write longer features for print and online.