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August 4, 2019

John O’Groats – Land’s End: Duncan Pike, Anthony Egan and Richard Price

Glasgow – Gloucester: David Long

Wigan – Gloucester: Jim Wynn

Wigan – Hereford: Andrew Sanders

Transcript of daily updates by Duncan to his family WhatsApp group.

Day 1 – John O’Groats – Thurso (45km /...

January 29, 2018

I have some good news, Fiascii, after a lengthy Committee debate, the next Autumn club mountain trip will be to the wonderful Pyrenees, with legendary Col de Tourmalet being the highlight of the trip (so good, we will climb it both ways in one day).

We are basing oursel...

October 11, 2017

Can I claim a Fiasco first?


I love summer. It means slightly better weather, the odd glorious morning and hollibobs. This year Famille Pike were quite late on the holiday game, Strava was already recording the well documented Fiasco members’ exploits on Ventoux well be...

May 3, 2017

We have quorum of 14 participants, an eclectic mix of Fiasco regulars and old friends from the Bordeaux run. Like the Bordeaux trip, the spirit of La Tourette is relaxing fun and a weekend away with like-minded gentlemen. The riding is not a race but we do have a ferry...

April 28, 2017

When researching my first road bike purchase, I went round the houses for three months but eventually came back to the first one I fell for. That first copy of Cycling Plus I bought had a review of a Lapierre Audacio 400 (2013) and they liked it, much better bike than...

November 9, 2016

The Bédoin ascent of Ventoux is fast becoming a Fiasco racetrack during each Summer holidays. Longy and Bomber started the trend in the Summer of ’15, which became the inspiration behind a Fiasco trip in September ’15. This cemented Ventoux, alongside Five Licks, as an...

June 6, 2016

Some more big rides completed over the last week or so are indications that training is still in full flow. But now for the interesting stuff. The What, When and How….

Bike Packing Instructions:

We will get as many bikes as possible in the van, potentially all 10 (we hav...

May 26, 2016

Amazing things are happening Chez Fiasco. Some fantastic contributions to this site have rekindled memories and reminded us of the club’s bedrock, telling the story to where we are now and directing us forward. And we seem to take giant strides every passing week.

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