Monthly Archives: September 2015

Tourmalet et Aspin

Saturday 12th September – From Arreau to Argeles Gazost (c. 52 miles). A day of two cols. Raining sporadically when we woke up so that slowed us down, and we said goodbye to Bart and Keith too, so we weren’t … Continue reading

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Further French Cycling

9th September 2015 – From Foix to Saint-Gaudens c. 65 miles We managed to eat 500g of cereal between us, with vanilla soya, before setting off. We went back into Foix from the Camping du Lac and then headed out … Continue reading

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Minerve and then down to Quillan and then to Foix

September 7th 2015 – from Saint-Pons de Thomiere to Quillan FUAJ (Youth Hostel) : 90 miles We knew today would be a bit big so we set off at, well, 9.40am to give us a bit more time. First of … Continue reading

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September 6th (Sunday) 2015 From St Rome du Tarn to St Pons du Thomieres – c. 66 miles

A very hilly day crossing several ranges of hills and rarely being on anything like a flat road. We set off uphill to St. Affrique to get some food before all the shops shut at midday, it being Sunday (a … Continue reading

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Banize to Mont Dore

1st sept 2015 – from Banize to Mont Dore c. 65miles Initially mostly on the D10 through small pretty towns. Enjoyable trying to give my small change in shops, the shop assistant staring at all the little coins- such an … Continue reading

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