Mallorca Trip

Planning a trip

How to Organise A Road Cycling “Boot Camp” Abroad Our Experience Based On Two Trips to Mallorca Some of you will already be aware that a group of us have just returned from our second trip to the roadie’s paradise that is Mallorca. Did you know that every week, for the next 12 weeks, the island has 29,000 confirmed bookings … Continue Reading →

Peak District Away Weekend Sep-Oct 2016

What This is a social weekend spent cycling in the Peak District of England. We’ll stay in the lovely Eyam Youth Hostel and there will be planned rides on the Saturday and Sunday. When From Friday 30 September – Sunday 2 October. Accommodation will be booked for 2 nights, but you can opt to stay a night before or after if … 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 →

Two Oakley Pedalers and a Country Member go End to End

Land’s End to John O’Groats 2 July – 17 July 2014 Ash kept a daily blog going if you would like to read a blow by blow account. For those of you interested in reading behind the scenes and the dirt being dished then read on! A couple of years ago Wendy and I talked about riding LeJog, but decided … Continue Reading →