Gar­den County cy­clists climb iconic routes

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - SPORT -

CO. WICK­LOW based cy­cling team of 20 from Cy­cle­plus Grey­stones re­turned from their Pyre­nees cy­cling chal­lenge re­cently, where they climbed over 6000m in four days, all iconic climbs from the Tour de France in­clud­ing the no­to­ri­ous Col de Tour­malet at 1700m other climbs in­cluded the Fa­mous Col de Hat­u­a­cam, Col de Ar­di­den and the fa­mous Col de Au­bisque which was a once stage win­ner for Stephen Roche.

The group com­pleted all stages and re­turned safely to en­joy the re­cov­ery pe­riod.

There are limited places avail­able for the Septem­ber 2020 trip should you be in­ter­ested please con­tact Tom McKenna on 0872476886 or pop into Stephen Caut­ley at Cy­cle­plus Grey­stones.

Some of the ter­rain the Co. Wick­low rid­ers had to en­dure.

Tough go­ing in the Pyre­nees for the 20-strong Wick­low group.

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