Travel Blogs from Oloron-Sainte-Marie
... pretenders in General Classification.
The combined trophy cabinet for Sworks and its side project Team Rivet, (all sponsored by Velofix, (thanks Antman), is as follows:-
- 3 Polka Dot Jerseys from 3 stages
· 1 Stage win
· Leading the Team Classification
· The most combative team
Posted by Barry Douglas.
With beautiful weather the TT wagon rolled out at 9am and South we headed to the little Town of Luz St. Savour.....Tom Lee our tour guide set a solid pace into a head wind with a few of the Not so Serious seven challenged to hold the group and a split happened...was this shades of things to come?
After an 18 km push up the valley we regrouped ...
... cuisine, he seems right at home.
Snow White "Nat" arrived after the warm up ride just in time for a welcoming beverage and looks quite relaxed and ready to roll....if only she had her "skewers" for her wheels.....going to be tough climbing with no wheels.....thanks to TT....and a spare pair!
Shane loomed at the front of the pack in the warm up ride and his form looks ominus....he enjoyed the dinner but is no go on the cheese...he ...
... Spain which is tantalisingly close. Tapas beckon. We were welcomed cheerfully by Anna and Chris at our wonderful millhouse with cool water running under and beside and making the heat very bearable. We sat outside for a chat with wine and before long had discovered several mutual friends who now live in Cairns. Small world. Unloading, unpacking, a trip to the grocery shops, and we were exhausted. We slept with the hum of running water and no mosquitoes. This is going to be ...
... facts were uncovered during dinner:-
Maximus Gobby’s first name is Graham, Wendy or Wilbur
BazzzMarty’s first name is Eugene
Bazza’s first name is really Barnaby
5.0 The Future
What a Day.
We will be picked up early tomorrow to commence our cycling adventure.
”The Solid 4” is no more.......
Other places to stay in Oloron-Sainte-Marie
Boulevard des Pyrenees, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $109
Route De Bayonne, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $69
14 place LÃ©on Mendiondou , Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $68
24 Avenue Sadi Carnot, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $74
Place De La Gare, Oloron-Sainte-Marie | Hotelfrom $72