An Ode to the High Road; a reflection on Haute Route Alpe D’Huez

Haute Route, famed for their brutal seven day stage races / sportives, launched their new concept three day events this year, and I rode the first in the calendar – the Haute Route Alpe D'Huez. OC Sport nailed the route. It perfectly caputured all the different facets of the mountains that makes me so love …

When Camps Collide: An idiot’s guide to Europe’s training destinations

I've been lucky enough to visit four of the main areas used as winter training destinations in Europe by both pros and weekend warriors in the last 15 months.  So, here are my throwaway comments, insights and tips on the four big hitters of the training camp world: Gran Canaria Tenerife Javea (nr. Calpe) Mallorca What follows …