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Cycling Day 33: Orléans To Montargis 

Click here to see the detailed statistics of today’s cycle. An average day in several ways but most obviously In that I cycled 75 km, my target average (which is currently exactly 74 km). I was out of the tent early. The fact that I didn’t know where […]

Cycling Day 32: Amboise To Orléans

Click here to see the detailed statistics of today’s cycle. One of those days where, when I set off, I really had no idea where it would end. I guessed somewhere between Blois and Orléans, the former being only 35 km from Amboise, the latter about 100 km, […]

2. France

The country I know best. That said, cycling across southern France in 2013 from Italy in the direction of Spain had its issues; following the Route du Sud a Velo wasn’t quite as easy as I had imagined and the Mistral wind as I crossed the Rhone Valley […]


Here are some exciting things being planned in West Yorkshire (the area where I was brought up) to tie in with the Tour de France visiting the region in 2014. Hopefully I will be involved in some way, shape or form…

Rest Day 8: Mont Ventoux

Mont Ventoux is a place with iconic status but one about which I knew little about until just a few months ago. Scouting around for interesting cycling-related things to do whilst crossing southern France, I simply noted on the map that Mont Ventoux was actually in the very […]