Category Archives: Iconic Places & Passes

Cycling’s Iconic Places & Passes

Over the Hill or Over the Alps …. or Pyrenees

Ageing … I can’t help but conclude that 1) getting older can be a bollocks right enough and 2) it’s also a case of use it or loose it. I’m not in denial about getting older you understand.  It’s just …
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Posted on by Cheryl | In Iconic Places & Passes, Performance, Thoughts, Trips, Voiture Balai

Iconic Places – Ghisallo

Iconic Places – Ghisallo
One of our favourite road climbs is the Ghisallo above Lake Como in Italy. 
This historic climb rises up from Bellagio on the shores of the Lake to the very moving Madonna del Ghisallo chapel, which is also known as the Cyclist’s Chapel by Papal Decree. 
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Posted on by Gav McDonald | In Iconic Places & Passes, Trips

Iconic Places – Roubaix, Roubaix, Roubaix, Roubaix (with apologies to the Kaiser Chiefs)

Paris-Roubaix Recce ride with Bernard Hinault
It Should’ve Been Hell But it was my Idea of Heaven
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Posted on by Gav McDonald | In Iconic Places & Passes, Recces