Blog Posts

The final stage of my final Grand Tour, ever

Leganés was the official start town for the final stage of this year’s Vuelta but Segovia worked better for me.

The Tour of Spain gets insane

The top of the infamous Angliru, the climb wasn’t as horrific as I’d imagined but nevertheless it was bad enough.

The rain in Spain definitely doesn't stay mainly in the plain

After leaving Oviedo and nearing the top of the Alto del Naranco climb at the end of a very wet ride.

A stunning ride from Burgos to Peña Cabarga on a route that surpasses anywhere I've ever cycled before

The top of Alto Estacas de Trueba and the beginning of the most visually stunning descent I’ve ever ridden.

From busy highways and autovias to peaceful mountain roads and villages

Although today was a flat stage there were still a couple of climbs and this is the top of Alto de Valmala, the second one.

Today I rediscovered cycling for the joy of cycling

Not long after leaving the municipality of Broto, on the the gentle Puerto de Cotéfablo climb.

Without doubt the longest day I've ever had on a bicycle, and quite possibly the hardest

On the Puerto de la Bonaigua climb, not steep but long and into a very strong headwind.

The Cyclist


The Director Sportif

To get an alternative view on cycling a Grand Tour visit Kay's Call This A Holiday? blog.

The Sports Therapist

To find out more about Adrienne and what she does visit her Bewdley Sports Massage website.