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Raid Pyrenean

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Raid Pyrenean

  • Atlantic to Mediterranean.
  • Hendaye to Cerberes. 
  • 560km,
  • 12000m of climbing.
  • 100 hours

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Going Dutch - road cycling in the Netherlands

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Going Dutch - road cycling in the Netherlands

I've been spending a lot of time in the Netherlands this year and taking my bike with me on most trips. Even though I'm usually only there for a few days it's been worth the hassle and expense because it's such a pleasure riding there.

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Cycling in the Algarve

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Cycling in the Algarve

I just got back from a couple of weeks in the Algarve, Portugal with my family. I took my bike, of course, and managed to sneak out most days for ride of between 40 and 120km. The weather in the Algarve in April is like a nice day in July in England. So, somewhere between 20 and 30 degrees and perfect for cycling. The smell of the pine trees in the sunshine is amazing. We flew EasyJet from Luton to Faro which when booked in advance is inexpensive and fortunately went without a hitch. We were based near Lagos for...

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The Bi-Cingles du Mont Ventoux, an epic ride for an epic place

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The Bi-Cingles du Mont Ventoux, an epic ride for an epic place

I’ve been lucky enough to do some great things on a bike and cycling has fundamentally changed my life for the better. Mont Ventoux is where it all started for me…

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Early Spring Crit Racing - March 5th/6th

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Early Spring Crit Racing - March 5th/6th

From SVR's Phil O'Connor and Jos Busby Equipe Velo 2/3 Crit - MK Bowl On Saturday Alex Woods and I went along to the Milton Keynes Bowl for the first of their early spring crit series races. The 2nd/3rd cat field of 80 were restricted to the non-technical perimeter track for their early season leg tester and this seemed to nullify the racing somewhat. There were a few surges throughout the race and a break of three got away for a few laps, only to be reeled in by the largely intact bunch. After that the race remained fairly static and an...

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