Tag: Cycling

Le Tour et Le Moor

A couple of weeks ago I posted a description of a walk I had done on Ilkley Moor; a week ago, I talked about cycling on Le Tour de France route; this week it’s a little of both. On Wednesday I cycled just over 30 miles, virtually all of it on the route cyclists will …

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Le Tour

Saturday May 17   Friday and today have been absolutely gorgeous days here in Yorkshire so I finally got out on the bike to enjoy the scenery and the weather.   Ilkley is at Mile 23 on this year’s Tour de France cycle race and hence only about 45 minutes from Le Grand Depart. This …

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The True Arrival of Spring

April 6 2014. Spring finally arrived for us as the first bike ride of the season was undertaken Sunday afternoon. The bike had been readied (tires checked, gears oiled) in anticipation a few weeks back but a mixture of rain, snow, sleet, cold and wind kept the machine in the garage. However, Sunday morning was …

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