• January 2022 Rides

    A page featuring galleries and links for cycle tours undertaken during January 2022. I ride regularly, and I do not necessarily post a web page for each tour I do. I do post to Facebook, Garmin Connect, Strava and occasionally to Komoot and Instagram. The picture was taken by Josh Schenk and it reminded me… Continue Reading

  • December 2021 Rides

    A page featuring galleries and links for cycle tours undertaken during December 2021. I ride regularly, and I do not necessarily post a web page for each tour I do. I do post to Facebook, Garmin Connect, Strava and occasionally to Komoot and Instagram. A West-Side End of Year Ride in Gö – December 29… Continue Reading

  • Gö Strade Bianche 56.50km – December 18 2021 Gravel/Road Ride

    DE Wir feiern das Strade Bianche-Rennen mit den ´Weißen Straßen´ von Göttingen sowie Beton-, Schotter-, Asphalt-Radwegen und öffentlichen Straßen. Es war nass und kalt, aber es war herzerwärmend, Jan Menkens zu treffen.Diese überarbeitete Tour hat Hügel und beinhaltet eine neue Westseite und einen Wechsel am Ende der Fahrt. Angetrieben von Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate (ein… Continue Reading

  • Gö Strade Bianchi 40km – November 29 2021 Gravel/Road Ride

    DE Wir feiern das Strade Bianche-Rennen mit den ´Weißen Straßen´ von Göttingen sowie Beton-, Schotter-, Asphalt-Radwegen und öffentlichen Straßen. Dies ist die überarbeitete Route für kurze Fahrten – Mehr Tours. Heute führte uns der nasse Strade zurück zur Giro dÍtalia Etappe 7 – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QF33PS8GaV4 ENG We celebrate the Strade Bianche race featuring the ´Weißen Straßen´of… Continue Reading

  • Road Race Gravel & Pave Reports 2021

    Results, video and picture links from cycle road races held in 2021 which feature gravel, pave and dirt. Road races that have in common a touch of the ‘Roubaixesque’ about them. I am now based in Germany and so sadly I cannot say that all the video links can be viewed in other countries or… Continue Reading

  • Road Race Gravel & Pave Reports 2020

    Results, video and picture links from cycle road races held in 2020 which feature gravel, pave and dirt. Road races that have in common a touch of the ‘Roubaixesque’ about them. Sadly I cannot say that all the video links can be viewed in other countries or will survive review by the geo-restriction or TV… Continue Reading

  • Road Race Gravel & Pave Preview 2020

    Results, video and picture links from cycle road races to be held in 2020 which feature gravel, pave and dirt. Road races that have in common a touch of the ‘Roubaixesque’ about them. I am now based in Germany and so sadly I cannot say that all the video links can be viewed in other… Continue Reading

  • Tyres – Down the Rabbit Hole I Go

    A little while ago I embraced the dark side and put away my cyclo cross tyres and opted for gravel specific rubber instead. Making this paradigm switch in my head reminded me when I first embraced cyclo cross and also rode the Paris Roubaix sportive. Tyre choice has always been a lively subject for discussion;… Continue Reading

  • Road Race Gravel & Pave Video/Results 2019

    Results, video and picture links from the cycle road race 2019 calendar which feature gravel, pave and dirt. Road races that have in common a touch of the ‘Roubaixesque’ about them. I am now based in Germany and so sadly I cannot say that all the video links can be viewed in other countries or… Continue Reading

  • Gö Strada Bianche Bike

    My favourite road cycle races are Paris Roubaix and Strada Bianche. I savour these two races because they do not follow the tarmac roads exclusively. In the former the competitors ride the brutal cobbles of Northern France and the latter it is the white gravel roads of Tuscany which feature. My manifesto is outlined here… Continue Reading

  • Road Race Gravel & Pave Preview 2019

    A list of cycle road races on the 2019 road race calendar that feature gravel, pave and dirt. I have always had an interest in cycle races that deviate away from asphalt roads such as the Paris Roubaix ‘Spring Classic’ held over the notorious pave of northern France and I have often posted video, pictures… Continue Reading