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La Vuelta visits Biescas

La Vuelta visits Biescas

On Sunday, La Vuelta cycle race is starting the stage in Biescas. It’s a gruelling days riding with the route heading north up the Valle de Tena over the Portalet pass into France and then tackling both the Col d’Aubisque and Col du Tourmalet. I’ve...
Quebrantahuesos bike race 2016

Quebrantahuesos bike race 2016

Quebrantahuesos is a huge bike race in the Pyrenees that shares its name with our famous Lammergeier vulture which is called ‘Quebrantahuesos’ in Spanish or the ‘bone-crusher’! It’s a appropriate name for this beast of a race which is...

La Vuelta in the Valle de Tena

La Vuelta – the Spanish version of the Tour de France – went through the Valle de Tena yesterday passing through Biescas and Sallent de Gallego before finishing at the ski resort of Formigal. We got ourselves a good spot on the bridge and watched the bikes...

Cycling to Espierre

After a week of staying in due to high winds, snow and too much officework the sun finally came out today so I headed up to the villages of Espierre and Barbenuta on my bike. Conditions were pretty snowy and icy on the 4×4 tracks I usually cycle on so headed up...
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