Colin Pearson

  • Here is the tale of the GS Avanti Saturday ride “slow” group, or as we preferred to call ourselves, Group 2. The group consisted of Nick, Julian S, Julian (new), John C, Alastair W and myself. Many of the group seemed to have an ailment, cold or shoulder injury. Having given the eager fast group a respectable start we set off heading for Downe up…[Read more]

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  • Colin Pearson posted a new activity comment 2 years, 7 months ago

    Last call for expressions of interest in a 2018 Raid Pyrenean. Shortly need to move onto the task of diary management!

    Richard – can you ping me an e-mail (to the address above) so I can take this offline onto emails. Thanks

  • Colin Pearson posted an update in the group Group logo of Club ChatClub Chat 2 years, 8 months ago

    Raid Pyrenean – Expressions of Interest for Summer 2018

    After the excitement of the trip to Whitstable I have been thinking of trying something in a similar vein but on the continent. Having completed the Raid Alpine a few years back I have always had an eye on the Raid Pyrenean. The Raid Pyrenean is a classic coast to coast from the Atlantic to…[Read more]

    • Colin, As discussed I’m currently on a waiting list with Marmot tours for Raid Pyrenees next summer but would love to switch to a club trip if this gets traction. Everyone is talking about this new film of the 1928 tour when incredibly they went across the Pyrenees in just two 200 mile plus stages with only 2 gears!
      Take a look at this trailer:…[Read more]

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    • Last call for expressions of interest in a 2018 Raid Pyrenean. Shortly need to move onto the task of diary management!

      Richard – can you ping me an e-mail (to the address above) so I can take this offline onto emails. Thanks

    • Hi Colin, Richard. I’ve been out of the country for a while and missed this. Any developments with this. I’d be interested

  • Colin Pearson posted a new activity comment 3 years, 6 months ago

    Its a bit if an icon so well worth the effort. Definitely compact chain sets given the last 2 hills are 25%+. Lots of folk walking or crying!!! If you need someone to make a team of 4 up please add me in and happy to help with organising and driving etc.