Marseillan Plage, Languedoc-Roussillion

  Today is our last day here, tomorrow we move on sadly. We have been here for a week now and like last year we extended our stay from the couple of nights we predicted when we arrived. It’s a great site for our tastes, beach, shops and cycle path all within minutes. Here is…

Getting Back Into The Habit..

Well, at least I hope to be.. I have been away from my blog for far too long.  I got out of the habit while on holiday and I am still struggling to get back into routine since my return.  The more I get behind the more daunting the task of blogging becomes.. So here…

Murder At Lake Annecy..

No, not the title of an Agatha Christie book but an event that took place near me on my visit to France last week. I am sure any UK and probably other European readers will be aware of the events that took place last week near to the shores of Lake Annecy in France.  But…

Where Was I ?…

OK, so carrying on from my previous blog, which more or less became devoted to the Olympics I should now try and remember some of the other cycling stuff that has been going on for me.    It appears after checking my Garmin records that since I returned from France at the beginning of July…

Back To Business

I know its been an age since I last posted here but I have been away for a month on an annual pilgrimage to France. There is an account of one of the more memorable rides in the previous post to this. Rather than bore you with all the details of my ride which were…

'Au Revoir' for now..

Sorry for lack of recent posts here and apologies for forthcoming absence of one month.  Tomorrow I am off for my annual trip to France for a month to get some vertical miles in on the bike in the Alps adjacent to Annecy. Annecy will be the first destination apart from an overnight stop on…

Tuesday 14th June, Mont Ventoux

It seemed I was awake half the night going through all the pros and cons of the following day and my brake situation.  Eventually morning was here and in the light of day everything seemed better.  I did go for a short ride up a long drag I found outside of town and pedalled up…