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Day 1. Torrevieja to Ainsa, Spanish Pyrenees Distance – 666km The May trip had been a washout, so after two weeks drying out in the Spanish coastal town of Torrevieja (home) I had returned for a 2nd crack at the Pyrenees. It’s now June and it’s finally proper hot. I’d ridden up the coast from [...]

Day 1. Roscoff to Le Relais de Touvent, Bordeaux Distance – 550km A humbling experience came my way on my 2013 trip to the Pyrenees. Day 1 was mostly N, D and A roads south, pleasant enough if a little boring. I left the ferry in Roscoff around 11am riding 550km under blue skies to [...]

…I’ve ridden on baking hot Spanish motorway and beautiful curvy rural N roads in Murcia. I’ve ridden water logged French motorway at 120kmph+, and navigated flooded, debris strewn D roads south of Bordeaux. In the Basque Pyrenees I rode through sleet, hail and snow in freezing temperatures through high mountain passes on some of the [...]