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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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The Grand Journey of the Haute Route – 2012

The week is over and already I am missing the early morning rises and watching the sun come over the mountain spires.  The epic cycling journey over 19 massive mythical cols in the French Alps has come to an end. … Continue reading

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A petite Tour de France

Have you ever watched the Tour de France and wondered what it must be like for those top cyclists to pedal up the French alps?  they seem to have such amazing stamina being able to push themselves higher and higher … Continue reading

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