1903 Tour de France

Tour de France History

Tour de France History A brief history of Le Tour de France . The greatest show on earth, le Tour is the largest annual sporting event in the world. Introduction – Origins A newspaper publicity stunt, personal animosity and class warfare set to the backdrop of one of the biggest political scandals in French history. The story of…

Luck Custom Cycling Shoes

Luck Cycling Shoes

Luck Cycling Shoes I needed new cycling shoes. Last year I bought a pair of Giro shoes. They were new in the shoe market but were well-known for their helmets which I have used for the past decade. The Giro shoes were very comfortable. I’m afraid that’s where the good things to say about them…

Argeles-Gazost

Argeles-Gazost

Argeles-Gazost An ideal location for cycling, in The Circle of Death, it has easy access to the most famous climbs of Le Tour de France. It is in general a great location for a Pyreneen adventure, on or off the bike. Within 15 km there are over 30 categorised climbs, including Col du Tourmalet, Col d’Aubisque,…

The Circle of Death

Circle of Death The “Circle of Death” is the hardest Tour de France stage in the Pyrenees. It is a place where the Tour is often won and lost. In modern times it has been the 200 km from Luchon to Pau or vise versa. In 1910 it was the start of 326 km from Luchon to Bayonne.…