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October 2014 has been glorious so far with no cold or wet weather at all. Temperatures have been in the mid 20's mostly and...
Banana and Date Cake with a Honey and Walnut Glaze

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Banana and Date Cake with a Honey and Walnut Glaze Olive's recipe for Banana and Date Cake with a Honey and Walnut Glaze, as served...
Crusty Pesto Salmon With Ham and Mushroom Tagliatelle

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Crusty Pesto Salmon With Ham and Mushroom Tagliatelle A recipe from Olive, typical of what we serve in Vélo Peloton Pyrénées Cycling Lodge. Ingredients Ingredients for Crusty Pesto Salmon...
Col d'Aspin Tour de France.

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Le Tour de France have just published this on their Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/letour/ It is a photo of the 1922 Tour de France on Col d'Aspin....

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2015 Tour de France Route Rumours 22nd October 2014 The route of the 2015 Tour de France was presented in Paris today. There will be 3 stages...
Beef Bourguignon

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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...

Cols of the Pyrenees

Col de Portet d'Aspet

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Portet-d’Aspet Col de Portet d'Aspet is is a Cat 2 climb in Haute-Garonne. The summit is 1069 metres altitude. It is situated on the D618 road...
Plateau de Beille

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Plateau de Beille Plateau de Beille is a Cat HC climb to a ski station in Ariége. It is between the towns of Tarascon-sur-Ariége and...
Col du Tourmalet September 2013

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Col du Tourmalet Col du Tourmalet is a Cat HC climb in Hautes Pyrenees. The summit is 2115 metres altitude. The road D918 connects the...
Col du Soulor

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Col du Soulor Col du Soulor is a Cat HC climb near Argeles-Gazost in Hautes Pyrénées. The summit is 1474 metres altitude. A Tour de...
Col de Val Louron-Azet

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Col de Val Louron-Azet Col de Val Louron-Azet is a Cat 1 climb in Hautes pyrénées between Genos and Saint-Lary-Soulan. It is also known as...
Cauterets-Cambasque

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Cauterets-Cambasque Cauterets-Cambasque is a 15 km climb from Pierrefitte-Nestalas to 1330m altitude. The first 10km are easy enough but after the town of Cauterets it...

TOUR DE FRANCE

Mur-de-Cauterets

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The route of the 2015 Tour de France has been presented in Paris today. There will be 3 stages in the Pyrenees. Tarbes - Col de...

Bayonne Luchon 1926 Lucien Buysse col d'Aubisque

PYRENEES CYCLING LODGE

First Snow on the Pyrenees 2014

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The first snow of the oncoming winter arrived on the high peaks yesterday, above 2800 metres. It remains warm down here in the valley...

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Flying With A Bike Flying with your bike can be a hassle or perhaps even a nightmare. The internet is full of horror stories of lost...

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Cyclotouring France Donna and Milton from Sydney, Australia. They left Pyrenees Cycling Lodge this morning for a month long tour of southern France. Bon Route!