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Calanche de Piana

Corsica Bike Adventure

Corsica first came onto my radar in 2013, when the Tour de France completed the first 3 stages of the 100th tour on the Island. The beautiful arial footage of the Island during the race just blew me away, and I banked it into my memory of ‘must go’ places with my bicycle. Well it

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The transcontinental Race

Hard decisions in the Transcontinental saga!

So recently I had to make the decision whether to enter the Transcontinental (TCR) again in 2017, having failed to complete the race in both 2015 & 2016, or defer it for another year. There is no way this race can or will go unfinished, BUT I was questioning whether racing again in 2017 was the right decision. Of course we ride our bikes in races like the TCR to push ourselves physically and mentally, but ultimately we enter because we LOVE cycling! I was worried that if I go straight back into doing the TCR again, with the pressure I put myself under to succeed and do well, the race could become more of a chore rather than a passion, which is not what it is all about!

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Katie-Jane L'Herpiniere cycling

Top Tips for ‘Everesting’ by Bike

EVERESTING – a fiendishly simple concept, and a fiendishly difficult ride to complete. Pick any climb, anywhere in the world and ride repeat after grinding repeat until you have notched up 8,848m vert. In one ride.

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Mont Ventoux

Mont Ventoux 3 Sides

Fully recovered from Transcontinental Race sickness (…well maybe not my disappointment, but physically recovered) so time to get back on the bike. So here are some pics from yesterdays 3 sides of Mont Ventoux day out and I feel much better for it.

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