Chapeau to the members of the Le Cure de France team who battled through miserable conditions to complete the Ride London event around London and Surrey on Sunday. David Sanderson, Paddy Kerr, James Sullivan and Scott Reynolds all managed to complete a slightly truncated, but still testing, 138km course in the tail of Hurricane Bertha…. Read more »
Although it’s the going up that’s probably the cause of most people’s fear right now, cornering on descents shouldn’t be under-estimated and an over-cautious strategy isn’t necessarily the most sensible approach. The following pointers should help you descend smoothly with confidence: Sighting: It’s natural to look 10-20m infront of you especially when you’re being cautious on… Read more »
Kelsey found a way to train for an Alpine cycle while organising a wedding and buying a house… This summer my (now) husband and I decided to have our wedding and buy a house within the same month. It wasn’t planned that way. And the seven-day, 44,000 vertical feet cycling trip through the Alps that… Read more »
Apparently, and we know this sounds strange, it’s essential to have your bike set up properly – and learn how to pedal it! The good people at Pearson Cycles on the Upper Richmond Rd in Sheen are offering a 10% discount for a professional bike fitting to participants of Le Cure. Contact Tony Butler for more… Read more »
The photo of a disconsolate Dan Shute holding up the traffic as he trudged to the top of Ditchling Beacon back in May became something of a pin up for Le Cure de France; a prime illustration of what a huge challenge the Le Cure de France team faces when we hit the Alpine climbs in September…. Read more »
We would like to take the opportunity to wish our very own Simon and Kelsey (above) and Tom and Suze (below) congratulations on their recent, amazing weddings! What’s more, their generous guests contributed a total of £600 to the Le Cure de France cause, so many thanks to everyone who made a donation. 6 weeks and counting…
If anyone lucky enough not to be working on Monday 4th August is interested, a few of the team are planning to cycle from London to Brighton to put a few miles in the legs. Fancy seeing Dan’s second attempt at Ditching Beacon? Here’s a reminder of what happened the first time:
We wanted to say a BIG thank you to everyone who has sponsored Le Cure de France so far – £13,000 and counting has already been raised for breast cancer research. Special thanks to Mishcon de Reya and Cutfield Freeman & Co for their very generous donations. Keep up the good work!
Two witnesses saw Julian Post reach the summit of the mighty Box Hill on Thursday. He defied doubters by making the 2.5km, 5% ascent without a rest. Baby steps…
We’ve had a great write-up from our friends at See the World! Check out the article here on the See Provence website.