Tag Archives: bicycling

A Chilly Cycle in France

We assumed we had cycled every exiting road from our village, but surprise, surprise! The other day the Boyfriend discovered a new road to cycle and suggested that I go and explore its winding path as I might enjoy it… … Continue reading

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The French Alps on my Bicycle

The tired legs are spinning but the bicycle wheels are barely moving.  The road ahead winds steeply up into the clouds.  As I pant for oxygen my whole body is working like a machine fighting to stay strong. My only … Continue reading

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Pedalling up Mountains – France

I am in the support vehicle and the time has arrived for another year of the Haute Route – a cycling feast through the french alps, from Geneva to Nice.  Last year there were approximately 250 riders this year it … Continue reading

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A Sunny Cycle – Linz to Grein

We wheeled over kerbs, across tram lines and down skinny alleys exploring the crisp clean city of Linz.  It gleamed like shiny white teeth in the early morning heat.  Our boat had already departed for the town of Grein, 40 … Continue reading

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Cycling in the National Park – New Zealand

We had driven for five hours to be told by the tired looking receptionist that the weather was turning for the worst and that we should jump back into the car and head back home.  Four of us had eagerly … Continue reading

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The Waikato River trail – New Zealand

Peering over the giant concrete block and holding onto the strong pylons I nervously look down upon the dizzying heights of the Arapuni swing bridge below. I feel like I am about to have an Indiana Jones moment! I have … Continue reading

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New Zealand’s Karangahake Gorge

I am finally home in New Zealand and the gravel flicks out from under my wheels as I weave my bike around this fabulous trail.  My young niece and nephew are squealing in delight enjoying the rush of the air … Continue reading

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