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How To Fuel A Grand Tour

The Tour de France 2016 is almost upon us and SIS have created an infographic that gives an insight into how the riders in Team Sky stayed fuelled during those long days in the saddle. I have to say my own approach as I cycled across Europe was […]


Andrew P. Sykes has written three books about his journeys across Europe. The first book, Crossing Europe on a Bike Called Reggie, was published in 2011 and recounts his trip from southern England to southern Italy in the summer of 2010. It is available as a paperback and […]

Mon (My) Mont Ventoux

This Thursday, 14th July 2016, the Tour de France once again points its riders in the direction of the summit of Mont Ventoux in the south of France. As I was cycling from Cape Sounio in southern Greece to Cape St. Vincent in southern Portugal in the hot […]