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The French Haute Route – 2013

The wheels won’t be turning this year on the French alps and I am sad, it will be the first time since the beginning of the French Haute Route that we will not be traversing those familiar high peaks and … Continue reading

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Finding Gold on Four Wheels – Otago Rail Trail

The three bicycles are sadly locked up as we drive away from the art deco town of Ranfurly in our hire car.  Due to time and for one night only we sadly swap two wheels for four to explore parts of … Continue reading

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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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A Festival of Cycling – Wales

It has been a busy few weeks of cycling with early morning training rides in the French Alps and the eventful Haute Route.  It has been easy to get caught up in the excitement and action of the past few … 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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Following the Haute Route!

This is my second year of playing supporter in the epic haute route and the endurance of the cyclists never ceases to amaze me. They pedal with passion fighting pain and tears, riding daily over huge mountains to make it … Continue reading

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The Haute Route – another day another challenge!

This is turning out to be one classic cycle journey! The Haute route is in its 5th day and as a spectator it appeared to be a real tough one today. From my chilly perch at the top of Col d’Izoard I … Continue reading

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