Cycling, Road Cycling, Weekly Cycle

Weekly Cycle: Road Cycling – Mont Ventoux in Luxury

14 Dec , 2016  

The most legendary of all the climbs in Tour de France is Mont Ventoux. This hill, otherwise known as ‘The Giant of Provence’  is revered by all and feared by many! Macs Adventure offers a special package for those who want to give Mont Ventoux their best. This short cycling tour is designed for enthusiasts who want to […]

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Cycling

Provence: Only for ‘hardcore’ cyclists?

7 Jul , 2015  

Firstly, a confession. I didn’t know much about Provence before joining Macs. I’m old enough to remember ‘A Year in Provence’, the book and then TV series, but young enough that I didn’t really pay any attention to it at the time! However, I do like cycling. I watched the Tour de France as a […]

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Cycling

The ups of a cycling holiday on the Tour de France cols

31 Dec , 2012  

One of our frequent bloggers, FionaOutdoors, reveals why she can think of nothing better than cycling mountains on a summer holiday: Until a few years ago, I had only watched in awe as the Tour de France riders pushed themselves to the limits over the cols (mountain passes) of the Pyrenees and Alps. I had never […]

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Cycling

8 must-do Road Biking trips for 2013

11 Dec , 2012  

One of the fastest growing activities in the UK is undoubtedly cycling. While retailers have seen sales of bikes and kit going up in the last year or two, cycling sportives and cycling holiday tours have witnessed a surge in participants. We reckon the boom in cycling is due to a several reasons. Firstly, we’ve all […]

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Cycling

Easy-going cycling in south-west France

4 Oct , 2012  

One of our regular bloggers, FionaOutdoors, offers her thoughts on cycling in France on two waymarked cycle paths. She writes: France knows how to wow cyclists, whether you’re looking for high-rise riding challenges in the Pyrenees and Alps, or easier-going routes along delightful rivers and canals. After a few days tackling some of the infamous Tour […]

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Cycling, Mountain Biking

Huge boom in UK cyclists

1 Oct , 2012  

It’s as we have been predicting – cycling is witnessing a boomtime! After a summer of cycling fabulousness at the Tour de France – with Bradley Wiggins smashing the field – and the many, many British cycling medals of the London Olympics and Paralympics, a new study has revealed that many more people are keen […]

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