Category Archives: Cycling

2019 in Photos

Christmas 2018 In Val Thorens, With Ray And Jacky. Not really 2019 but close enough. A winter Break in Croyde/North Devon, “Van hunting” Jan 2019 Had Stop my bike on the way home from Squash Club, 13th Feb 2019,  to … Continue reading

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We seemed to have jumped a holiday

Yes as I write this update we are in France again. This time in Provance in a small village at the foot of Mount Ventoux, “The Giant of Provance”. The holiday we skipped was in France in our camper van … Continue reading

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It hoilday time, yippee “part three”

We made it to Perranporth, one of my favourite places in Cornwall. It was nice of the Childers to come to Bude for Bettie’s Birthday. But we have moved on and on our way to Perranporth and after a couple … Continue reading

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It hoilday time, yippee “part two”

Today/tonight we are wild camping in a National Trust carpark just outside falmouth, on a headland with stunning views to the South over the sea and behind us is a view of farmland. It seems strange to me that at … Continue reading

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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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