Sunday 17 December 2023

Today's ride: Col d'Aspin in the snow, under blue skies. Beautiful conditions!

Friday 28 July 2023

Working on shades positioning. How's this? Feeling great, new fastest time climbing Col d'Aspin! #OlderIsStronger? wink

Saturday 26 June 2021

Sublime Col d'Aspin today: PR the climb, home in time for stage 1 of le Tour, beer & delicious lunch. Life is good smile

Thursday 25 March 2021

Today's ride: Above the clouds in glorious sunshine. Col d'Aspin. Sublime.

Tuesday 16 February 2021

Well slap my thigh! wink Col d'Aspin... on Feb 16... in shorts! Set a PR too so double awesome! Happy days! grin grin

Sunday 30 August 2020

Look who finally joined me up the Aspin, yay! Crazy weather for end of August but only slightly damp so no probs smile

Tuesday 19 May 2020

Glorious day to ride the Col d'Aspin. Not much traffic but loads of riders out... and cattle... Moo! wink smile :)

Sunday 2 February 2020

Today's ride: Hourquette d'Ancizan & Col d'Aspin. In the middle of winter. In shorts (you can't see) wink Ridiculous!

Saturday 14 September 2019

When visitors ask to ride Hourquette/Aspin. Erm, OK, if we must! wink Clouds & rainbows but didn't get wet - perfect!

Sunday 7 July 2019

What a day to see cols with our visitor! Below/in/above clouds. Many cyclists. Cattle & horses. Sunshine happiness smile

Thursday 27 June 2019

Middle of a heatwave? Time to head for the hills! wink Col d'Aspin was wonderfully refreshing. Moooooo! grin

Thursday 30 May 2019

Typical day at the Aspin? Kindof wink Beautiful roll with les Roses des Pyrenees. Bien joue tout le monde! smile

Saturday 10 June 2017

Bit of a traffic jam in Sainte-Marie de Campan this morning! wink Mooo! More of the same up the Aspin. Glorious day! smile

Monday 15 May 2017

Col d'Aspin descent to Payolle. Sometimes just have to stop & enjoy... as not enough time for that on the climb? wink

Monday 15 May 2017

Col d'Aspin... Moooooooo! wink smile grin

Thursday 4 May 2017

Might look a bit cloudy, but beautiful up the Aspin today smile Game of 'Dodge the Cows' necessary on descent too wink

Friday 10 March 2017

Spectacular winter's day (yes - still winter!) on the Aspin. First ride in shorts for ages & it's up here! Toasty! grin

Friday 30 December 2016

Does winter riding get any better than this? Unbelievable day playing on the Col d'Aspin!

Saturday 17 December 2016

More autumn views... Col d'Aspin of course! Tourist friends mean we have to go sightseeing. Tough day for it! wink grin

Saturday 24 September 2016

Another glorious day up the Col d'Aspin. Say no more! smile smile smile

Tuesday 30 August 2016

While it might be a little cloudy down the valley, another glorious day up the Col d'Aspin. Simply love it up here!

Wednesday 3 August 2016

Today's ride: local loop then up the Col d'Aspin. Because, why not? Mooooooo! grin

Tuesday 26 July 2016

Today's ride: Cloudy spin up the valley, but as usual, view from the Col d'Aspin fails to disappoint!

Friday 8 July 2016

I often do quite well on the daily leaderboard. 8th up the Aspin today. Somehow I can't see this lasting though! wink

Friday 8 July 2016

6s off a PR on the Aspin today. Think I could have taken those seconds with a sprint if it wasn't so busy up here! wink

Monday 4 July 2016

Bit of a traffic jam out riding today. Well, traffic of the bovine kind wink Glorious day up the Hourquette & Aspin! smile

Thursday 23 June 2016

Spectacular day in the Pyrenees. Col d'Aspin, Arreau, Hourquette d'Ancizan, Sarrat de Gaye. Lazy 2000m of climbing wink

Friday 20 May 2016

Things to do this arvo, so little spin up the Aspin & to Lac de Payolle was all there was time for today. Oh well! wink

Sunday 8 May 2016

Big week of riding ends with loop to next valley & home over this little climb. Stayed dry despite the clouds. Phew!

Saturday 3 October 2015

View down to Arreau as we drive the Col d'Aspin. The clouds rolled over as we climbed so was a bit nippy up the top!