As well as doing regular trips around North Yorkshire we occasionally venture further afield and tackle much longer routes sometimes over several days or even weeks.

Sierra Nevada 2023

At the beginning of June 2023 we began our Sierra Nevada Tour , starting in Granada and then heading down to the coast at Almunecar. We then headed back into the mountains at Alhama before finishing in Malaga.

Balkans Tour 2022

At the end of June 2022 we began our Balkans Tour ,starting in Slovenia and then crossing into Croatia with a brief sojourn into Bosnia. It was a hot one!

Rhone Alps 2019

At the end of June 2019 we returned to Bourg d’Oisans, one of our all time favourite locations! The highlight of this years’ trip was taking on the legendary La Marmotte. La Marmotte is one of the oldest sportives in cycling and is the ultimate cycling test.

Corsica 2018

At the beginning of June 2018 we went to Corsica. We started and finished in Bastia making a circular route around the northern half of the island taking in, Porto, Ajaccio, Corte, L’lle Rousse, and Cap Course. We tackled some tough climbs over the central mountains as well as tracking along the beautiful scenic coastal roads.

Dolomites 2017

At the end of June 2017 we went to the Dolomites in Italy. We started by staying for 3 days in the ski resort of Arabba for some tough local climbs and then upped sticks and headed for Venice via Aurunzo, Ovaro and Treviso.

Girona 2016

We went to see the Tour de France on the epic leg to the summit of Mont Ventoux. Then to Girona in Spain for five days of riding in the beautiful area of Catalonia.

Puerto Pollenca 2016

In May 2016 three of us went back to Puerto Pollenca in Majorca for some early season training.

Haute Route Pyrenees 2015

We began the year’s trip at at Cambo-les-Baines in France then travelled all the way to Barcelona in Spain taking in many of the famous climbs of the tour de France on our Haute Route Pyrenees tour.

The Italian Job 2014

In June 2014 we were based in Bormio, Italy to tackle some of the climbs made famous by the Giro d’Italia for the Italian Job Tour.

Puerto Pollenca 2013

In October 2013 a small group headed to Puerto Pollenca in Majorca for some winter training.

Grand Traverse des Alpes 2013

In June 2013 we tackled the famous GR5 or Grand Traverse des Alpes. This is the full length of the French Alps starting from Geneva in Switzerland to Nice in the South of France.

Jura Alps 2012

At the end of June 2012 we are headed to the French Alps basing ourseleves at Bourg d’Oisans which lies at the foot of the famous L’Alpe d’Huez.

Le Tour 2011

At the end of June 2011 we headed for the South of France for that year’s bike trek, Le Tour 2011.

We tackled two of the peaks made famous via the Tour de France, Mont Ventoux and the Col Du Tourmalet, in between travelling along the Canal du Midi.

Camino de Santiago 2010

In June 2010 we tackled the Camino de Santiago, a pilgrim route starting in Saint Jean Pied de Port , France and finishing in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, a distance of nearly 900 km.

At the top of the Tourmalet