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Paris to Pisa cycle ride

Paris to Pisa cycle ride
The training blog and the adventure itself

Done it!

The totals are in, and we have cycled 750 miles and over 41 000ft of climbing in 7 days. Diversions and tunnels have impacted on the intended 800 miles. We’re really proud to have been involved but need to ensure the work doesn’t stop here. Please keep the support going so we can try and […]

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Posted on September 21, 2015 by shirley     |     Paris to Pisa cycle blog

So many miles…

Day 5: Over 90 miles and 9000 feet of climbing today, possibly the toughest day. They have finally reached Italian ground tired, emotional and ready for the last two days. They are pushing themselves to the limit for a worthy cause. Thanku for your words of encouragement and support!   Day 6 As the lads […]

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Posted on September 18, 2015 by shirley     |     Paris to Pisa cycle blog

Over the Alps and into Italy

Day 4 complete! Another long day in the saddle, 80 miles in all with a lot of up hill work and a head wind all the way! Day 5 – Briancon to Pianfei – 96 miles After yesterday’s need to improvise the route, the team will today try and stay on course by traversing through […]

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Posted on September 16, 2015 by shirley     |     Paris to Pisa cycle blog

Climb every mountain

Day 4 – Grenoble to Briancon – 85 miles Today the Paris2Pisa Tour is going through the Alps and will have a lot of climbing to do. They will pass through Bourg d’Oisans and the foot of Alpe d’huez, before heading towards the collapsed tunnel that is proving a problem for them. The lads will […]

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Posted on September 15, 2015 by shirley     |     Paris to Pisa cycle blog

We’re on our way!

Day 1- the grand depart! Paris to Auxerre is 106 miles. The team left Paris very early this morning, as they make their way to Auxerre. Today is the first day of their epic Paris to Pisa challenge, as they cycle over 800 miles, for seven consecutive days, to try and raise £30,000 for Brian […]

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Posted on September 14, 2015 by shirley     |     Paris to Pisa cycle blog