Oct 052012
Col D Aubisque

The Raid Pyrenees is a fabled “randonee” from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. It is over 700 km in length and crosses 19 of the most iconic cols of the Pyrenees. You can do it officially, in accordance with the rules of the Cyclo Club Béarnais, between June and the end of September in under 100 hours and earn a medal and a diploma (very French!). Continue reading »

Nov 142011
Lost Scenes Children in Need

BBC’s annual charity telethon Children in Need airs on Friday this week and as per usual there are lots of cycling themed fundraising rides taking place. One such ride is the week long tour by Staffordshire rock band the Lost Scenes, who will be cycling 200 miles from London to Manchester and playing gigs along the way. Continue reading »

Mar 022011
London to Edinburgh

A London to Edinburgh cycle route is the kind of challenge we appreciate. Particularly when the 400 miles are ridden over only 5 days. This is the challenge being set for the riders in the Place2Be charity ride, organised by the Quintessentially Foundation, which takes place between 20 and 24 July 2011 and for which registrations are now open. Continue reading »