Category Archives: Cycling

Day 22 – La Vuelta – Back on the road again and looking forward to Benidorm!!!

I know that we all remember the past differently and people have different perspectives. So I give the following knowing that it is the way I remember it and other people i.e. “Sally” my ex-wife, may remember it differently. In … Continue reading

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Day 21 – La Vuelta – La Vuelta – A Rest Day at last

Yes today was a proper rest day, we returned the bikes to Xèbia Bikes. They are a biggish bikeshop and have three stores in the local area. The only problem I can see it that they are close on Saturday … Continue reading

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Day 19 – La Vuelta – Fun Sun & a late Lunch & Mont Ventoux

Today was a recovery day, yet again Bettie and I were the last up and after a lazy breakfast of Fruit, Muesli and Greek Yogurt. A plan was made a short ride of about 40km, one big climb over to … Continue reading

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Day 18 – La Vuelta – Have you been miss-sold PPI?

Today Jeeves sold us a ride to the Coll du Rates, now Google maps says it is 26km away and the summit is 602m. So I’m not sure how we ended up with this ride instead. Yes that’s 129km with … Continue reading

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Day 17 – La Vuelta – A rest day, almost

The weather forecast apps the group have been using have proven, not to be up to the job. Yesterdays agreed forecast from three different apps was for sun in the morning and rain in the late afternoon. As I lay … Continue reading

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Day 16 – La Vuelta – There is a sleeping Elephant

I have been trying to get a photo of the elephant, but the weather is preventing it. Here is the best I have managed so far. So I have stolen one of the internet His eye is a great big … Continue reading

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Day 15 – La Vuelta – What’s my name

Well I had a few drinks the other evening. Nothing new I hear you say, and when the drink flows so does my tong, I got to boring the others with tales of the people I have worked with over … Continue reading

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