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Giro d’Italia Tour Part 3/3 by Jack Chevell

Ed. – This is the last blog from Jack following his Italian adventure. Thanks Jack.    Day 7, Como – Sondrio, 93km (and a ferry) After a second night in Como, the weather had improved and the roads were dry. On a clear day, Lake Como is a wonderful place. The road to Bellagio runs […]

Giro d’Italia Tour Part 2/3 by Jack Chevell

Ed – This is the second blog in the three part series for Jack. Day 4, Ceva – Pinerolo, 80km It was intended that this day would be the first in the Alps, and the first big ascent. The weather had other ideas. Heavy rain throughout the day was accumulating as snow on Sestriere. Our […]

Giro d’Italia Tour Part 1/3 by Jack Chevell

Ed. – This is our second guest blog.  Thank you to Jack for putting his hand up. Day 1, Nice – San Remo. Approx 60km. The first day was really just a preface for the trip. Out of Nice, along the Cote d’Azur and into Italy. The weather was overcast and blustery but warm and dry […]

Giro d’Italia Tour Part 1/3 by Jack Chevell

Ed. – This is our second guest blog.  Thank you to Jack for putting his hand up. Day 1, Nice – San Remo. Approx 60km. The first day was really just a preface for the trip. Out of Nice, along the Cote d’Azur and into Italy. The weather was overcast and blustery but warm and dry […]

Up, open, then down. by Myles McCorry

How slow I was moving was a surprise to the sheep who momentarily stopped chewing and just glared as I inched past. The stillness of the day whispered around my ears now the wind no longer rushed by. The gradient meant desperately punched pedalling, drawing harsh vertical lines instead of light circles with my cranks. […]