Archive for August 2013

A Quick Jaunt to Thirsk.

Why Thirsk? Because of LEL (London Edinburgh London) the flagship ride of Audax UK. Not as a cyclist, but myself and my eldest daughter Beth had ourselves up as volunteers to help at the Thirsk Control. Firstly though we had to get there...

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Tour de France 2014 (Yorkshire) – official First Stage route preview

Le Grand Depart 2014 – Le Tour visits Yorkshire! A preview of the first day's route, from Leeds to Harrogate via the Yorkshire Dales. Saturday 5th July 2014. 190km (119 miles). Swaledale, North Yorkshire – 80 miles in, 40 to go.. STAGE 1, Saturday 5th July 2014

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Up, Up, and Up a little bit more. Taking on The Galibier

Day 3 of the University of Bristol Cycling Club's tour of the French Alps saw us take on the iconic Galibier (2642m). Read on to find out how we faired, relive the highs the lows of the ride and feast your eyes on some great scenery. If the previous two days of riding were anything […]

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Gaspé 2013

In the beginning ... "I can make it complicated for you if you want. I'm good at that." So says Mary as she sets me up on her iPad to write the trip report. There‚Äôs no need for that. Things get complicated soon enough. Our ride this year is a trip around the Gaspé peninsula, […]

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