Monthly Archives: Jan 2012

January cycle ride up Alpe d’huez

42 consecutive month of riding up Alpe d’Huez. January is always the hardest month to get done because of the lack of daylight and general warmth. A quick stop at bend 16 this time to show the snow and Pierre … Continue reading

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Tour of Andalucia Day3 and 4 Reconnaisance

Day 3 and 4 took us from Monachil to Almunacar and back over the Sierras de Tejeda. We set off from Monachil fairly early to tackle the rolling climb up over the Sierras de Tejeda. The first 15km or so … Continue reading

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Day 2 Tour of Andalucia – The Pico de Veleta – Reconnaisance

Big ride out on day 2 combing our day 2 ride up to the Pico de Veleta with our day 3 ride to¬†Guejar Sierra. The morning was fresh as we started off a little later than planned for the local … Continue reading

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Tour of Andalucia day 1 reconnaisance and training

Today’s ride was a 91 km ride from our base in Monachil to La Peza over the Puerto de Los Blancaros. This forms day 1 of our Tour of Andalucia holiday in March. The temperature hit an amazing 21 degrees … Continue reading

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