Entries by Luc

MCBT 2017: A Victory for Everybody!

  Well, what a fantastic Medical Cannabis Bike Tour we had! For three days in October we brought our special brand of MCBT magic to the mountains and valleys of Czech Republic and Austria. We had it all – sunshine, wind, rain, tough times, good times and 3 days of hardcore cycling! Yet again the […]

Destination Cultiva – Cannabis Congress

The destination for the 2017 Medical Cannabis Bike Tour is the Austrian capital, Vienna, and specifically the Cultiva Hemp Expo (or Hanfmesse). This event is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2017 and it is a well established expo in Europe. Cannabis is legal in Austria until the plant begins to flower or so long as […]

A Brief History of The Bicycle…

In October, the Medical Cannabis Bike Tour rides again with over 70 riders and volunteers taking to the roads of Czech Republic and Austria to fly the flag for the great cause of medical cannabis research. As with every year, participants will turn up on different types of bicycles. Over the years, in addition to […]

Go Fund Us!

The days are ticking towards the 2017 Medical Cannabis Bike Tour and yet again we have had a fantastic response from companies that have signed up to sponsor the bike tour. This money will be used to fund scientific research into the benefits of medical cannabis. We have also had requests from individuals wishing to […]

Cannabis v Cancer: An Accidental Discovery

         In the lab: Dr Guillermo Velasco and Dr Juan Sepúlveda who will be conducting the MCBT funded clinical trial. Over the past five years the Medical Cannabis Bike Tour has been raising funds for medical research and final preparations are being made for an ambitious clinical trial into the effects of the […]

MCBT 2016 – Day 3: Monselice – Bologna (VIDEO)

Sun burn, saddle-sore asses, aching muscles… it was time for true heroes to step up to the challenge of completing this tough 420km in 3 day ride. The target was the historic northern Italian city of Bologna, home to the Sativa Indica trade show. Most unwelcome weather – heavy rain – made this a difficult […]


Medical Cannabis Bike Tour 2016 – Day #2

The second day of the 2016 MCBT was certainly flatter than the first! However, this day wasn’t all plain sailing although the lack of hills allowed the Medical Cannabis bike tour riders to get up some speed, especially in the leading peloton. The route ran parallel to the coast, passing Venice on the way although […]

MCBT 2016 – Day 2: Codroipo – Monselice (VIDEO)

After the mountains of Slovenia today’s ride never got above 50m, but it was long – over 160km. It was a chance for the peloton to get some speed up. However, it was a tricky day 2 on the road, with 2 road diversions, lost riders and the last rescue mission of the day bringing […]


Medical Cannabis Bike Tour 2016 – Day #1

The 2016 Medical Cannabis Bike Tour began in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia, in May. Located in the Julian Alps near the Italian and Austrian borders, the first day’s ride was mountainous and the first 12 km (from 800m – 1600 m) were described as ‘pure hell’ by many of the cyclists! At the highest point the […]

MCBT 2016 – Day 1: Kransjka Gora – Codroipo (VIDEO)

In the history of the MCBT, we have experienced some big climbs, but day 1 (144 km) of the 2016 tour was definitely one of the hardest! The first 12 km (from 800m – 1600 m) were HARD! High in the sky where the eagles fly and the mountains are covered with snow and the […]