In a parallel universe, I am at this moment creeping up Mow Cop, surrounded by hundreds of cyclists keen to assert their early season fitness on the Cheshire Cat.READ MORE »
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Etape Cymru 2012 was an awesome event. Forget all the negative stuff about the first event in 2011, the new organisers did a fantastic job in 2012. But don’t just take my word for it, here’s what twitter had to say. Book yourself on the 2013 event now! Here’s my “proper” video of the event [...]READ MORE »
Now, I am working on a “proper” movie of my Etape Cymru footage, but when I saw my footage for the Horseshoe Pass, I couldn’t resist the temptation when I realised how many riders I had passed.READ MORE »
September 9th 2012 will see the return of Etape Cymru, a closed road sportive event through some stunning North Wales scenery.
The event is under new management this year and everything looks very promising for the big day.
Here’s what Twitter is saying in the week running up to it.
An established favourite on the cycling calendar in these parts, the Wild Wales has a reputation for providing a route that comprises both spectacular scenery and a great physical challenge in terms of some pretty serious climbing.READ MORE »
I was struggling to find the GPX file for this route, and since the event is two days away, I thought I’d better start preparing little things like getting the Garmin ready. The official site says there will be GPX files but there aren’t any links, as far as I can tell. I eventually found [...]READ MORE »
Ever had one of those moments when life grabs you by the lapels and shouts “Wake Up!” right in your face, spraying you with flecks of a tuna sandwich in the process just to add some additional gut wrenching revulsion?READ MORE »