"We head to Portugal’s Douro Valley to sample the cycling – and join the effort to save the region’s under-threat wolves.
Smart trainers may be all the rage right now, but that is an activity different from cycling. That’s just exercising with pedals. Cycling, as it’s meant to be, does not involve staying in place in front of a screen, breathing your own sweat and CO2 over and over again, locked up in the basement. It’s not a form of active sedentarism. Cycling is outside and it is an exploration. It is like the Wolf Ride."