Tour de France 2013 – let’s get excited!

Getting closer ………  here’s the official trailer for the 100th Tour de France 2013. We have 2 places left on our Tour de France Cycling Holiday. The perfect cycling holiday – you get to watch 3 stages of the 100th edition of the Tour de France up close and
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Monday Morning Funny!

We thought that we would offer something funny, well we thought it was funny, to brighten up your Monday. This video has come from the blog site veloaficionado, whose creator is a humble, quiet, but very strong cyclist. His name is Robert Cobcroft. He is a very entertaining and inform
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Santos Tour Down Under Part 2

Day 4: The BUPA Challenge!! 126.5 kilometers of cycling fun for everyone! Today is the day that, as a member of the public, you can if you choose, ride an entire stage of the TDU! How awesome is that?? So awesome in fact an estimated 8,000 riders signed up for it! Start of the BUPA Ch
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Santos Tour Down Under Part 1

Day 1 Well Day 1 actually starts the night before, where the starting suburb, in this case Prospect, held a massive street party, with live bands, food, wine, markets and a criterium race in the main street for the Juniors. a massive crowd was in attendance, and what a great way to ge
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Santos Tour Down Under Review Preview

Well the Santos Tour Down Under (TDU) is over for another year, the international teams and riders have all returned home to their freezing European bases, and the UCI World Tour is officially underway! The excitement and fun of our Santos Tour Down Under however will remain for a ver
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Le Velo

“What is existence without Le Vélo?”   What a great line!   Here’s the soundtrack for your next ride ……. and remember to take a baguette and bottle of wine with you of course.
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Some Nostaglia – 1962 Tour de France

Cycling in france has so much history. Having spent the day planning our tour group for the 100th running of the Tour de France in 2013 I came across this short film on the 1962 Tour de France. It’s an amazing insight into the conditions 50 years ago. I still think it’s st
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The Dream Team win at Noosa

One of the events held on Saturday in the lead up to the Noosa Triathlon on Sunday was the Womens Subaru Noosa Grand Prix criterium race. The women’s race went right down to the line with Lauren Kitchen from the Dream Team taking out a well deserved win. Congratulations to the g
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BMW Ride For Life Challenge

Today we participated in the Ride For Life Challenge. An 86km ride from Northshore Riverside Park in Brisbane, through the city, Southbank and then out to Cleveland across to Manly and back to the park via the Gateway bridge. The major challenge today wasn’t the distance so much
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