Holiday in Annecy May 13th 2011 Spent the rest of the week relaxing. In total we rode 610 miles to get here and a further 50 or so whilst here. Lots of the riding was into the wind and up hill but overall it has been a thoroughly enjoyable experience. The French were always helpful and the weather once the wind dropped was superb as wall as this we managed to avoid a single puncture or problems with the bikes.
Day 1, we took ... read more
Europe » France » Rhône-Alpes » Annecy Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
The aim for the intrepid team is to cycle from Ashtead pond in Surrey to Lake Annecy in the French Alps, a distance of around 600 miles.
The leaving date is Sunday 1st May 2011 and we hope to arrive on Wednesday 11th May, returning home by train (after some well earned beers) on Saturday 14th.
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Paul, Colin & Michael.
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