Tag: Ponferrada 2014

Memories from World Championships past: Part II

Here’s the second part of my meander down memory lane with my friend Ute covering UCI Road Race World Championships from 2011 to 2015. Copenhagen 2011 While Ute didn’t travel to Melbourne she once again volunteered in Copenhagen. I had facilitated her application as… Continue Reading “Memories from World Championships past: Part II”

Highlights

New Year’s Day is not a bad time for sober reflection on the last 12 months. What were the highlights of another busy and thoroughly enjoyable year? In no particular order, here goes:- 1. Amael Moinard (BMC) wins stage 2 of Tour du Haut… Continue Reading “Highlights”

Postcards from Ponferrada II

Strictly speaking our vacation is over and we’ve been back home for a while. Embarrassingly, it’s been almost three weeks since we left our delightful Casa Rural some 50km from Ponferrada and started our slow exploratory journey home via the Mediterranean coast. Of course, I’d been… Continue Reading “Postcards from Ponferrada II”

Postcards from Ponferrada I

One week into our almost three-week vacation, how am I faring? I confess that a week of sharing a bathroom with my beloved is stressful but plenty of exercise and fresh air has meant I’ve slept for well over nine hours per night and… Continue Reading “Postcards from Ponferrada I”

Planning in vain

Yet again I find myself chomping at the bit to go out for a ride. I managed to slip out at lunchtime for a quick thrash around Cap d’Antibes but was left wanting more. Sadly, I’m still hosting a whole variety of tradespeople two weeks after… Continue Reading “Planning in vain”