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Good cycling routes and exciting events for cyclists.

Ride through Villages around Montreal in Aude

We brought our bikes here to La Force on the back of the car, so that we could do a few cycle rides while we are here.  La Force is close to Carcassonne  and well positioned for rides to surrounding … Continue reading

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New River Crossing at Batheaston

The Batheaston Bridge has now been open for some months.  Although it was delayed and cost more than expected, it is an excellent design and provides access to  National Cycle routes and an off road route into Bath for people … Continue reading

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Birthday Ride

On Monday 22nd September 2014, my partner Nic and I decided to ride from Bristol to Portishead and back, mostly on old railway tracks along the Avon Gorge. Early that morning I had received one of my front teeth as … Continue reading

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Chew Valley Lake Cycle Path

You could be excused if you thought that it would be easy to ride or walk all the way around the Chew Valley Lake, but you would be mistaken.  This beautiful “man made” reservoir in the heart of the Valley, … Continue reading

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Vuelta a Espana started today

What is probably the third ranking “Grand Tour” after Tour de France and the Giro d’Italia, the Vuelta began with Team Time Trials today.  This is a three week race with more climbs and mountain top finishes than either of … Continue reading

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Tour of Britain

  Tour of Britain announces biggest ever field for 10th anniversary Tour of Britain organisers say this year’s event will feature its biggest ever field, with 114 riders from 19 teams competing. Omega Pharma-Quick Step and Tour de France winners … Continue reading

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