Category Archives: European Rides

Riding the Raid Alpine with Marmot Tours

740km and 16300m ascent in 6 days (22nd -29th July 2011) If someone suggested the idea of cycling from Lake Geneva to the Mediterranean in July, the idea might summon up images of long climbs in stifling heat, idyllic alpine … Continue reading

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Getting ready for the Raid Alpine

On  July 22 I will be flying out to Geneva to attempt the Raid Alpine. Ever since completing the Raid Pyrenean  in September 2008 I have wanted to ride the Alpine equivalent.  When looking for an organised trip I was never … Continue reading

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Raid Pyrenean: September 2008

720Km, 18 Cols, 100 Hours This is an account of my Raid Pyrenean trip in September 2008. (You may have seen this previously on other sites, but I wantedto publish it here in my own blog) How did I find … Continue reading

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