The market at Die

This is a post with nothing to do about cycling. Well, other than the fact that I’ll have burnt about 6000 calories yesterday on my six-col ride (should I count ‘colories’?) and I need to eat plenty of food, and Die market is a good place to start. The market takes place twice a week, … More The market at Die

The Roanne Valley – ‘une route remarquable’.

Now I’m home alone, and with a bike with a newly-serviced bottom bracket (the SuperSix’s BB30 has not been the most reliable), it was definitely time for a decent solo ride. With a gentle northerly breeze forecast, I decided to go right up the Roanne Valley, and to loop round clockwise to Saoû. It was … More The Roanne Valley – ‘une route remarquable’.

Back to solo rides

Today was the day to say “Au revoir” to my Exeter Wheelers friends who have been staying here for the week: though I’ve had just three full riding days with them (because of my delayed arrival), I think that Andy, Shane, James and Tom have had a good taste of the riding down here. They have … More Back to solo rides