Cycling

During the first week of May each year, 7 close friends and I test ourselves over 500 miles in 5 days of stunning but hilly climbs in Europe.

Meet the www.whiskeyboyscyclingclub.com

The drinking club with a cycling problem !

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We aim to conquer 1 or 2 of the famous Tour de France or Giro d’Italia summits each year, and thus far have successfully triumphed over Ventoux, Alpe d’ Huez, Turini, Faicchio, Taormina, Mt Etna (Sicily), and Aspin and Tourmalet in Spain.

Thus far, with nearly 5 000 Km completed, our route has taken us from London – Paris – Montpellier – Monaco – Genoa – Rome – Naples – Sicily and then Montpellier – Andorra – Barcelona – Pamplona.

Our May 2018 route planning (Pamplona to Santiago do Compostela, Spain) is already in place….700 Km with 12 000 Metres of climbing in 5 days !

  • 500 Mile (800 Km) 5 day cycle the full length of France (Paris to Montpellier) (April 2011)
  • 500 Mile (800 Km) 5 day cycle (Montpellier, France to Genoa, Italy) (May 2012)
  • 500 Mile (800 Km) 5 day cycle (Genoa to Rome, Italy) (May 2013)
  • 500 Mile (800 Km) 5 day cycle (Rome to Naples, Italy) (May 2014)
  • 500 Mile (800 Km) 5 day cycle (Naples to Sicily, Italy) (May 2015)
  • 500 Mile (800 Km) 5 day cycle (Montpellier – Andorra – Barcelona, Spain) (May 2016)
  • 500 Mile (800 Km) 5 day cycle (Barcelona to Pamplona, Spain) (May 2017)

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2017 Medical Kit