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.…

Col du Tourmalet

Is Col du Tourmalet open 2014?

Is Col du Tourmalet open 2014? New page for 2015 https://velopeloton.com/col-du-tourmalet-open-2015/   Tuesday 4th November 2014 Col du Tourmalet is now closed after snowfall this morning.   Sunday 2nd November 2014 Col du Tourmalet remains open, but perhaps not for long. Forecast is for heavy snow on Tuesday night, down to 1200m.   Saturday 11…

Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon

Beef Bourguignon With the winter now setting in, what could be better for a hungry cyclist after a day on the bike than a hot stew. After much persuasion, Olive has agreed to share some of her secrets with you, however you still need to come to Pyrénées Cycling Lodge to taste the real thing, OMNOMNOMNOM! Beef…