VéloRoo’s 2016 Tour de France fun!

The 2017 Tour de France route has been announced and with it comes the planning of getting to France to see it live! What keeps the Tour de France special is the different routes it takes each year. This year we had the excitement of the Tour de France (le Grand Boucle) returning to o
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Montée du Géant – Bringing a cycling icon home

When it comes to cycling few nations are more steeped in history than France. For over a century the world turns to France every July to watch the worlds biggest sporting event, the Tour de France. When it comes to cycling icons, the fearsome Col du Tourmalet’s “Le Géant&#
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Post ride stretches 101

We all know Cycling is awesome and the benefits it brings to our lives. When we ride regularly we are not angry, we become lovers, resolve the troubles of the world and can eat more cake guilt free. Brilliant. What is not so brilliant is how few of us stretch post ride. Stretching pos
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Espresso! 5 interesting things about coffee!

Drinking Coffee at boutique cafés and Bike Riding. Both of these activities are experiencing massive growth in Australia and for good reason. They are AWESOME things to do with your time and share with friends. I do like a good coffee, some harsh riding mates even suggest I only ride
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Tour Down Under – the perfect Australian Summer Cycling Week.

The Santos Tour Down Under has been run and won for another year and a VéloRoo Croo was again there lapping up all the excitement and action of the UCI World Tour. The Tour Down Under action isn’t the only great reason to visit Adelaide in January. The weather this time of year
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Spoke’n about the Herault. More International visitors experience the Avant Monts…

We are always excited to have the opportunity to meet new people and introduce them to share our special region of France, the Avant Monts and our neighbouring Communauté de Communes, referred to as the real South of France. We had our guests, a fantastic quartet for 3 days of superb
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Spoke’n about the Hérault – First Pezenas Club Ride for the year and Tour de France fever.

                    After out brief local riding, we had to get back to the grind of work and preparation for giving our next group of friends the very best cycling holiday experience. The French Alps and Iconic Climbs were beckoning.
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Spoke’n about the Hérault – All go or all stop and seeing an old friend!

After spending a week of no riding the day finally came where I got to have a casual ride with mates. That was the plan. Our meeting point, the nearby medieval village of Roujan. The route was the circuit of the following weekends Roujan GP, a 75 k, 1,000 m elevation gain loop taking
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Groundcover Flowers of Springtime in Hérault.

Spring time in the Hérault is all about an awakening, both naturally and humanly. It is a magical time to be out in the fresh air and countryside (especially on a push bike where you have the time to absorb all there is to see around you). Ok summer may already be 2 weeks old, so yes
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