14 Aug, 2011

London to Frankfurt


Needed for a week in Germany means an opportunity for a great ride from London and Frankfurt and back. Leaving London for a Saturday afternoon chunnel crossing to Calais, and it couldn't have been easier. First time using the eurotunnel and it was great. Even arrived a bit early and was ushered straight onto the [...]

London to Frankfurt2014-10-21T13:35:53+11:00
31 May, 2010

Mont-Saint-Michel and back to London


Out of the blocks early again this morning to ride about 20 mins to Mont-Saint-Michel just on the Nomandy side of the Brittany border. The ride out of Ducey and through the surrounding fields is great and then you just see the abbey, enormous on the horizon on the other side of clear flat fields. [...]

Mont-Saint-Michel and back to London2012-11-21T22:21:45+11:00
30 May, 2010

Tapestry’s and the D-Day beaches


Great nights sleep in the village an we were up to a hearty breakfast before getting back on the road headed for Bayeux. First stop was the British war cemetery just outside town. Massive cemetery and within walking distance of the British war museum. We didn't go into the museum but we wandered around the [...]

Tapestry’s and the D-Day beaches2012-11-21T22:21:46+11:00
29 May, 2010

Ride to France?!


Today we started with an early 5:45am start in Portsmouth for the ferry to Le Havre, on the Normany coast of France. Stayed at the Portsmouh Travelodge which is the optimal place to stay for access to the ferry wharf. With the bike packed, a 45 second ride from the carpark had us handing over [...]

Ride to France?!2012-11-21T22:21:46+11:00
1 Jan, 2008

Paris for NYE


Happy New Year!!!This year it was great to have some visitors from Sydney in Will, Julia and Camille. While we had plenty to do in and around London we managed to arrange a rendezvous in Paris for New Years Eve. We found great little place for dinner and then headed to Plac de la Concorde [...]

Paris for NYE2013-07-11T00:24:09+10:00