Monthly Archives: December 2013

My cycling year review 2013

With 2013 drawing to a close I thought it would be good to review where I have ridden this year and highlight some other special things that have happened to our special little company. Alpe d’Huez I have kept up … Continue reading

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New Zealand Road Cyclist rides more than the 21 bends.

W spent an enjoyable 10 days with Chris from New Zealand Road Cyclist in August last year on our Alpe d’Huez to Italy tour. They have produced a great article not only about the area but also a little of … Continue reading

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Bike delivery service to Bourg d’Oisans

With the cost of adding sports equipment to flights going up, and the Eurostar not looking as bike friendly as it once did, we have been looking at options for transporting your bike here for your visit. Increasingly we are … Continue reading

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Magazine shoots – Cambrils – Costa Dorada

Cambrils Cycling COsta Dorada, a set on Flickr. In October I was invited over to Cambrils Spain to experience riding in the Costa Dorada and to be used as an “extra” in the photoshoot for the Spanish Pedalier magazine. Its … Continue reading

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SRAM Tour de Ranges Sportive – New Zealand

I have just entered the┬áSRAM Tour de Ranges sportive near Auckland – New Zealand. The 110 km route does not sound too challenging but I will have only landed the day before from Europe. Perhaps I can have a snooze … Continue reading

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The steepest street in the world – Baldwin Street Dunedin New Zealand

So your father sends through some BBC focus magazines for you to read, and while you are browsing through the magazine you find that the steepest street in the world happens to be in New Zealand and more precisely the … Continue reading

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