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Spain To Norway: The Tenth Degree

With only a few days until the publication of all 35 degrees of ‘Spain to Norway on a Bike Called Reggie‘ on May 11th (pre-order at Amazon or Waterstone’s), exactly two years ago today, I was cycling from Rochefort to La Rochelle, enjoying the great cycling facilities of […]

Tour De France 2015 – In 3D

It’s that time of the year again when the route of the Tour de France is released and as per usual there is an accompanying video to reveal all. This year the video is a real cracker; it seems speeded up somewhat and the mountain stages are shown […]

BBC Yorkshire (May 2014)

Coming To A Radio Station / Café / Pub / Bike Shop / Cathedral Near You! Well, if you live in Yorkshire… Later this week I’ll be talking a short break from putting together the final chapters of Along The Med on a Bike Called Reggie (due out […]


One of Europe’s most popular cycling destinations and home to the queen of bicycle races, the Tour de France.  Posts on tagged ‘France’ can be found by following this link. For posts written by Andrew P. Sykes during his cycles in France, scroll down below the map. […]

A selection of hiking experiences across Europe: 2005: Corsica, France 2006: Tour de Mont Blanc (Sud), France / Italy 2007: Picos de Europa, Spain 2013: The High Tatras, Slovakia 2016: Cadair Idris, Wales 2016: Borrowdale, Cumbria 2016: The Haute Route: Chamonix to Zermatt, France / Switzerland 2015/16: Hebden Bridge, […]

Fear And Loathing In Harrogate

“Words and verse about the race” sums up this half hour programme called ‘Fear and Loathing In Harrogate‘ that was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 earlier this week. Recorded in, well, Harrogate on the day that the Tour de France passed through the town, it’s well worth thirty […]