Tag Archives: Col du Pillon

Tour Report - Alpenbrevet 2013

Tour Report: Alpenbrevet 2013

The challenge of completing the Alpenbrevet 2013 attracted riders from Australia, America, Denmark and the UK to the Swiss Alps to take on the toughest one cycling event in Europe on our unique Alpenbrevet Cycling Holiday. Our Tour Report looks back on a great week from the perspective of our Guides, if you are thinking of […]

Tour Report - Tour des Diablerets 2013

Tour Report: Tour des Diablerets 2013

In 2013 the Gruyère Cycling Tour date clashed with the Alpenbrevet so we ran a special Tour des Diablerets trip that featured many of the same climbs included in our Gruyère Cycling Tour holiday itinerary. Our Tour Report looks back on a great week from the perspective of our Guides: Stage 1 – Lac Hongrin […]

Tour Report - Granfondo Gottardo 2013

Tour Report: Granfondo Gottardo 2013

The Granfondo Gottardo is known as one of the most unique and challenging sportives in the Alps and Granfondo Gottardo 2013 was testament to that! Our Tour Report looks back on a great week from the perspective of our Guides, if you are thinking of joining us for the Granfondo Gottardo then you should check […]

How to Descend on a Bike

How to Descend on a Bike

Taking the time to learn the skills and techniques of how to descend on a bike is a great advantage if you are taking on a sportive in the Alps. Whilst most people worry about keeping up with mates on the climbs, just by focussing on acquiring descending skills in your training sessions you can […]

Cyclotour du Leman Sportive

Tour Report: Cyclotour du Léman 2013

Our 2013 Cyclotour du Léman guests arrived in Switzerland from the UK, Brazil, Australia and Switzerland with the same aim in mind – get some early season climbing in the legs and take part in the Cyclotour du Léman – the first sportive in the Swiss sportive season. Our Tour Report looks back on a great week […]

Tour de Romandie

Tour Report: Tour de Romandie 2013

We kicked off our 2013 Tour de Romandie holiday chasing the peloton through stunning Swiss scenery in bright sunshine. After watching the breakaway contest the first GPM points of the day we raced through the Lavaux Vineyards to the Tour de Romandie Stage 2 finish in Renens, West of Lausanne. For more pictures check out […]

Talented Matese rider Carl Attard on the Col du Pillon in preparation for the Maltese National Championships on a Brevet Bespoke Training Camp

Brevet Bespoke – Skiing and Cycling Trip

When talented Maltese rider Carl Attard saw that Switzerland was still enjoying fresh snow he had a crazy idea “Could I get in some quality cycling training in the Alps whilst my family ski?” The answer with Brevet Bespoke was always going to be “Yes!” Fresh Powder and Col Christening Winter 2012/3 has been incredible […]

Alpine Cycling Tour on Col des Mosses

Brevet Bespoke: Alpine Cycling Tour

We recently hosted Don and Becky as they swapped cycling in the Blue Hills around Boston, Massachusetts for a Brevet Bespoke Alpine cycling tour in the Swiss Alps. Alpine Cycling Tour As big European cycling fans Don and Becky were keen to ride on roads with history and where better to start than the Col des […]

Ironman Camp

Brevet Bespoke: Ironman Training Camp

Taking on the challenge of signing up for an Ironman and embarking on the journey that is Ironman training takes courage. Completing an Ironman involves swimming 3.86 km, riding 180.25 km on the bike and then running a 42.2 km marathon! We recently hosted triathlete Allan Noble as he put the finishing touches to his Ironman […]