1. Bringing it all back home
    Posted On: July 25th, 2012

    Bringing it all back home

    Bastille Day. I stood in Start Pen 7 (out of 9) in Pau’s Place de Verdun at 6.15, surrounded by 8,000 other riders. A sea of lycra and bikes. They say that cycling is now worth £2bn to the UK economy and most of it seemed to have turned up in Pau. Half the participants […]
  2. For Every Beginning, There Is An End.
    Posted On: January 11th, 2012

    For Every Beginning, There Is An End.

    The end, I hope, will be celebrating in the spa town of Bagnères-de-Luchon on Saturday 14th July, Bastille Day. However, the substantial Ying for that Yang is that I aim to have cycled 197km over the Pyrenees’ finest climbs after leaving Pau that morning. Along with several pals and around 7,000 other riders, I have […]

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