Trans-Provence 2012 – Day #7 : Final Day!

…Sospel to Monte-Carlo!   —>>> Please don’t forget to Like our Fb page.  Thanks ~tHR —>>>   [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/50574184 w=700&h=400]     By Amah-Rose Abrams on 2 October 2012 in Mountain Bike Marathon Nicolas Lau is the overall winner of the Trans Provence and the drama of the race continued Trans Provence came to a close on Sunday and the winner was […]

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Trans-Provence 2012 – Day #3…

…Villars-Colmars   —>>> Please don’t forget to Like our Fb page.  Thanks ~tHR —>>>   [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/50204268 w=700&h=400] By Amah-Rose Abrams on 26 September 2012 in Mountain Bike Marathon Check out the latest video update from Trans Provence as the riders make their way over the trails It’s Day 3 of Trans-Provence and day 3 is the day that things got physical. […]

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Trans-Provence 2012 – Day #2…

…Clamensane – Digne-les-Bains   —>>> Please don’t forget to Like our Fb page.  Thanks ~tHR —>>>   [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/50119480 w=700&h=400] By Redbull.com team on 25 September 2012 in Mountain Bike Marathon A storm of biblical proportions greets riders on Day 2 of Mavic Trans-Provence Trans-Provence is a pure test of endurance but it is also a test of commitment and so Day […]

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Col du Granon…

This was a hard ride.  I set out from home at about 10h45 to meet a friend in Villeneuve.  Together we were going ride to the Col du Granon via the gravel track and then hit one of the amazing singletrack descents back down again. It was a sunny but windy day and I knew […]

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Bike, Board, Surf, Ski, Skate…

If you’ve got half an hour to kill, do yourself a favour – make a cuppa or crack open a Heineken 😉 kick back and watch this pretty cool edit of a few guys that definitely look like they’re loving the ride in what looks like an amazing country of amazing contrasts… From capsusfilms.com : “What you are going […]

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Going Out With a Bang…

    The winter season is coming to an end in Serre Chevalier but no one has told Mother Nature that.  More snow last night & this morning with a freezing level of about 1500m so there was even snow on the cars when we woke up. Was on the first lift this morning and […]

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The Egg Burner…

Now I’m not a calorie counter – in fact very far from it but 982 kcal sounds like it should of helped get rid of at least some of the Easter excesses doesn’t it? We spent a few days with my family in the North-West of France over Easter and when we returned to the […]

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Airy Rider…

Well, we’ve been hitting 21-24°C everyday since the weekend in our front garden so not any snow left at this height (1200-1300m) at least out in the open – there’s patches of slushy/icey stuff on some of the bike trails under the trees down by the river.  Which makes for some fun riding – especially […]

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The Best Time of Year…

I think this really is the best time of year up here.  Warm weather, lifts still open, not many people and a fairly big dump last night so fresh powder for the morning session plus some of the bike trials are clearing now so was out in the afternoon on the mountain bike…c’est mortel ici! […]

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