Prepping for the Vosges

Next month, we’ll be heading for Colmar, the self-proclaimed capital of Alsatian wine. While I’m sure that this title alone will make some of my readers go wild, I’m actually just going there because it’s an excellent place to start cycling trips through the Vosges mountains. Gérardmer – or La Bresse – is probably the more popular …

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Holiday Plans 2022

Hoping for the best with regards to the pandemic and – perhaps even scarier – provided that the mad dog in the Kremlin doesn’t destroy the planet, we have booked two holidays for this year. One will be a week in Hochsauerland (Germany) where we have rented an apartment as the base camp for another cycling …

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Sensa Trentino CXD – First Impressions

My Sensa Giulia G2 has evolved in such a way, that it is actually no longer suited for long rides in the mountains, as I have fitted it with a 3T Vola cockpit to make it look like a TT-bike. It’s fine for the short bursts uphill in the south of my country or the neighboring Ardennes and Eifel, …

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