Passing by the Arc de Triomphe where, a month earlier, Mark Beaumont had set off on his record breaking world cycle (Paris to Bayeaux 2017 Days 103-105)

August 19th – 21st 2017 (Days 103 – 105) Today's featured image shows the Arc de Triomphe in Paris with the Eiffel Tower in the background. It was from here in July 2015 that I set out on the first Tour de Travoy and in the years since, I have cycled about 10.000 km with … Continue reading Passing by the Arc de Triomphe where, a month earlier, Mark Beaumont had set off on his record breaking world cycle (Paris to Bayeaux 2017 Days 103-105)

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Going around in circles trying to find a tyre in Troyes and a hotel in Montmatre (Troyes to Paris 2017 Days 99-102)

August 15th - 18th 2017 (Days 99 - 102) Today's featured photo shows the Sacre Couer basilica in Montmatre in Paris. After completing the Route des Grandes Alpes in 3 weeks and 3 days, it had taken me another week to cycle from Lake Geneva to Troyes, just 150 km from Paris. But after suffering … Continue reading Going around in circles trying to find a tyre in Troyes and a hotel in Montmatre (Troyes to Paris 2017 Days 99-102)

From the foot of the Alps to the outskirts of Paris in 3 days (Lons le Saunier to Troyes 2017 Days 96-98)

August 12th – 14th 2017 (Days 96 – 98) Today's featured photo shows a sign on the outskirts of Chatillon sur Seine saying 224 km to Paris. I had already cycled about 250 km the previous 2 days since leaving the Alps behind at Lons le Saunier but this sign was the first sign I … Continue reading From the foot of the Alps to the outskirts of Paris in 3 days (Lons le Saunier to Troyes 2017 Days 96-98)