Winter Cycling in Gran Canaria & Tenerife Depite us still having 21 holidays to run until the end of the Marmot Tours season, we’re already getting excited about our Winter cycling holidays in the Canaries. Gran Canaria is the 3rd largest of the Canary Islands and is known as a “continent in miniature” due to its differing climatic conditions and variety … Continued
“Ride as much or as little, or as long or as short as you feel. But ride.” – Eddie Merckx
Tour de France 2018 debrief, literally!
Ears still ringing and legs still aching from our recent visit to le Tour de France, we thought it only right to share with you some of our highlights from an AMAZING week of cycling on our Tour de France based ‘Classic Cols’ of the Alps trip.
The carnival atmosphere of le Tour is infectious, and with the roadsides and villages packed full of eager spectators (some of whom had staked their claim on their little piece of the mountain and had been there for weeks!) our group, along with scores of other cycling fans from all corners of the globe, were clapped, cheered and encouraged up every hill.
With lots of riding on offer, including the fan-favourites of the Telegraphe, Galibier, Madaleine, Croix de Fer and the now-famous Lacets de Montvernier, alongside some serious TDF partying, there were options to suit everyone.
So, without further ado, here’s a collection of images that best describe our crazy week in the Alps. Bring on next year!