Tag Archives: Erickson Cycle Tours

The Haute Route

Fans of ultra-tough gran fondo/cyclosportif events have just been given a dream come true. The French promoter OC ThirdPole has announced a new event called La Haute Route and is the multi-stage ...

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The Route des Grandes Alpes: the Maps

The Barcelonette loop ride over the Col d’Allos, Col de Champs and Col de la Cayolle. As I mentioned in my post The Void, I wouldn’t ordinarily publish each of the routes for a given tour. ...

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The Void

A few of the usual suspects: (l-r) Joel, Adam, Eric, Rob, Gary and Padraig Since returning from Nice and wrestling with jetlag I’ve been inputting each of the rides I did on my Alpen odyssey with ...

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Hors Categorie

The Col de Pré was crazy steep by any standard. When I think back on the coldest, wettest and, ultimately, hardest days I’ve had on the bike, I can’t come up with any where I was seemingly inches ...

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