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UPDATE: This year’s Tour de France, starts on Saturday 4th July


Running from Saturday July 4th to Sunday July 26th 2015, the 102th Tour de France will be made up of 21 stages and will cover a total distance of 3,344 kilometres (before ratification).

These stages have the following profiles: 9 flat stages 3 hill stages 7 mountain stages with 5 altitude […]

Tha best come quick Miste’r Arkwright, there’s people comin up there’ill . . .


A traditional welcome awaits cyclists this year . . . Le Vieux Cornes Auberge at High Bradfield in, yes you’ve guessed it, Yorkshire.

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All you want to know about Le Tour 2014: Where to stay, Where to watch and Pelotons explained

FREEWHEELING FRANCE for all things on two wheels and French !

This is a brilliant web site if you want to follow all, one stage or just one day of Le Tour 2014.

Just click HERE and you will be taken to Lynette Eby at Freewheeling France.

“We’re compiling a list of bike-friendly hotels, B&Bs […]

Four Midi-Pyrenees stages on the 2014 Tour de France route

Four Midi-Pyrenees stages, and three in the UK !

The 2014 Tour de France route has been announced and another historic first will occur – the Tour de France will begin in Yorkshire, England! Yes, you did read that correctly and it is not the 1st April!

The first three stages of the 2014 Tour […]

The World comes to the Pyrenees Audoises, 31 July – 4 August

The end of July saw the preview parade of 2013’s World “Festival of International ” en Pyrénéés Audois. We saw demonstration dances from India, Georgia, Peru, Thailand and a frightening display from Maoris of New Zealand. Accompanying them were ‘local’ dancers and music to entertain us: Les Hauts de l’Aude, La Batucada Botofogo Samba, Les […]

Coming to a town near you, very soon !

Did you see the size of that fish? Photograph JOHN MARSHALL