What Does A Cycle Tour Company Do In February?

Today I’ve got a few jobs on, and I want to schedule a little bit of each. Hotels in Tuscany and Umbria Firstly, I’ve got to confirm a bunch of hotel bookings, mostly in Italy, both Tuscany and Umbria. Bespoke groups in Umbria and the Dordogne Then I’ve got a handful of email enquiries to… Read more

What to think of our anti-doping authorities?

Catching up with cycling news from the end of 2008 ( CyclingNews – great website with all the news of the professional race scene), I saw that Floyd Landis was planning to pursue legal proceedings in the USA. Having won the Tour de France in 2006, he was eventually stripped of his Yellow Jersey and… Read more

The Tour de France and the Dreyfus Affair.

Every year I look forward to the Tour de France as one of my highlights of the sporting year. I was fascinated recently to learn about the links between the Tour de France and the notorious Dreyfus affair of late 19th Century France. Dreyfus was a Captain in the French artillery who was imprisoned for… Read more