Chip Tips

Joggers jogging across a large bridge with an US flag on it

Joggers jogging across a large bridge with an US flag on it
Joggers jogging somewhere that isn’t ‘Orsham.
Photo by Chris Newton from Unsplash.com
And early evening can also be a good time to walk along popular jogging routes eating a large bag of chips.

Zoncolan – And It’s Steep As Well

The leading cyclists climbing a very steep hill at the Giro d'Italia have to contend with fans running along side them.

Great comeback by Chris Froome at the Giro today beating both the man with the stuffed fox and the dinosaur to win the stage.

The leading cyclists climbing a very steep hill at the Giro d'Italia have to contend with fans running along side them.

The Zoncolan averages 11.9% over its 10.1km length, with a maximum gradient of 22%. The Tour de France’s better-known Alpe d’Huez averages 8%, with a maximum of 12%, while Mont Ventoux is far longer at 21.5km but averaging just over 7%.

Royal Wedding

King George V with bride and bridesmaids at his wedding

Do remember that not everyone saw the event live so for those catching the highlights later please don’t mention the result.