Oct 182012
Peyresourde Views

St Lary to Arac, 140km, 2200m of climbing, Col de Peyresourde and Col de Portet d’Aspet

Day four of our ride from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean was a 140km stage from St Lary to a hamlet 20 km East of St Girons called Arac. During the day we climbed over 2000m and summited the Peyresourde and the Col de Portet d’Aspet. A large lunch was enjoyed in Luchon.

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Oct 142012
Biarritz Beginning

From midday onwards on the first day of our Raid Pyreneen the clouds were low and the rains fell. Sometimes heavily. This was in sharp contrast to the warm and occasionally sunny conditions that were enjoyed as we took the necessary group photo prior to departing Biarritz for our six day tour along the Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. Continue reading »