Gran Canaria – A Winter Warmer

Everyone likes a holiday and for the enthusiastic cyclist a holiday that involves bikes is especially exciting. So when the post holiday hangover kicked in after a relaxing cruise holiday in  early August i did not take much convincing to book a week cycling in Majorca for mid September. Life though is a little like cycling. Just when you are … Continue Reading →


Diaries from an Alpine Adventure

Tuesday June 14th: Day One – Basingstoke to Le Bourg d’Oisans The worst part of any trip is the travelling. For this trip we are travelling by car and the prospect of spending the best part of 12 hours locked in a metal box did not fill me with excitement. The morning starts well, my alarm goes off at 04:20 … Continue Reading →


Hola – A blog from Majorca (2016)

The idea of this blog is to share with all Oakley Pedalers details of our trip and to perhaps give YOU the inspiration and confidence to get interested enough to get involved and/or to organise your own trip. You will find plenty of supportive OP’s willing to help you. Everyone loves to share a good thing and a very good … Continue Reading →


2015 Away Weekend Review

Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th October 2015 It is nine O’clock, Friday morning and the time is right to head west. The autumn sun is shining, not a whisp of cloud only blue skies. Seven OP’s meet at Basingstoke station and caught the train, with their bikes, heading for Dorchester. At the same time six OP’s set off by car … Continue Reading →