Diversions: D204 Saulce-sur-Rhône to Grane

​This little diversion is well worth doing, for three reasons. Firstly, it takes you away from the horrid N7. Secondly it’s quite pretty, especially with the famous perched village of Mirmande. Thirdly, you meet some of the steepest little bits of roads in the area. So, Mirmande. Definitely worth a look. Surrounded by fruit farms, … More Diversions: D204 Saulce-sur-Rhône to Grane

Solo again

​It’s been a great week with Paris2Romers Andy, Keith and Neil, plus Sue enjoying cooking, walking, swimming and joining in the virtually non-stop banter. Cycling-wise we’ve covered 310 miles, and probably more than replaced the calories burned with Sue’s Splendid Suppers, and the odd slice of flan and ice cream. I know that Neil’s been … More Solo again

Diversions: the D252

​An unplanned little discovery for me today: the D252, through Le Percy and Monestier-le-Percy between Clelles and Croix de la Croix Haute. Today’s ride was supposed to go to Mens for lunch, but seeing its name erased on the road signs, and big yellow ‘déviation’ signs near Clelles scuppered that idea. Unfortunately, the arterial E715/D1075 … More Diversions: the D252