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Phil Anderson cycles at the Tour de France on a cycling holiday with Phil Anderson Cycling Tours

Tour de France

Pyrenees Cycling Just like it is for the Tour riders, a rest day is never really a rest day. And just like every day except…

Phil Anderson cycles at the Tour de France on a cycling holiday with Phil Anderson Cycling Tours

Tour de France

Alpes The iconic Alpe d’Huez is a familiar foe of mine, with eleven of my thirteen Tours including a battle to its 1,860 m summit.…

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Tour de France

Pyrenees Cycling Almost every year I come over to France we run a tour in each of the major mountain ranges, the Alpes and the…

Phil Anderson cycles at the Tour de France on a cycling holiday with Phil Anderson Cycling Tours

Tour de France

Alsace to the Alpes We well and truly hit the Alpes today! Having left the Voses behind us, we leap-frogged le Tour and arrived a…

Phil Anderson cycles at the Tour de France on a cycling holiday with Phil Anderson Cycling Tours

Tour De France

Alsace to Alpes July 14—ALSACE TO ALPES After a morning conquering the mountains the PAC peloton had the pleasure of encountering the same storm as…

Phil Anderson cyclist at the Tour de France. Ride with Phil Anderson on a cycling holiday at the Tour de France with Phil Anderson Cycling.

Tour de France

Alsace to the Alpes Unlike the Protour riders, we spent the day successfully dodging the rain. Some riders had their first taste of cobblestones as…

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Tour de France — 23 Days

The Tour de France can be a difficult beast to follow for the whole three weeks, and so it was that, following my first week…

Phil Anderson cycles at the Tour de France on a cycling holiday with Phil Anderson Cycling Tours

Tour de France

Alpes After a couple of big days in the mountains—3800m on Wednesday and up to 2800m on Thursday—we made a slight adjustment to Friday’s program…

Phil Anderson cycles at the Tour de France on a cycling holiday with Phil Anderson Cycling Tours

Tour de France – Week 1

So far everybody’s predictions of Cav in yellow after Stage one and a strung out field for stage two have been wrong. It was a…

Cycling Holidays at Le Tour de France with Phil Anderson Cycling Tours

Tour de France – WW1

This year’s tour has as its theme a commemoration of the centenary of WWI. Stage five of the Tour de France visits Ypres, which is…

Phil Anderson cycles at the Tour de France on a cycling holiday with Phil Anderson Cycling Tours

Prelude to le Tour

With the Giro behind us and the Dauphiné run and won, everyone’s attention is now turning towards the Tour de France and the riders we…

Phil Anderson cycles at the Tour de France on a cycling holiday with Phil Anderson Cycling Tours

Giro d’Italia

Like all Australian cycling fans, I’ve been tuning in to this year’s Giro with increased anticipation every day, such is the momentum that the Australian…


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