Marie-Claire was already biking for many years before Tom started back in 2010. Our first big adventure together was our trip to Le Mont Ventoux with some friends. It was the start of many trips and Gran Fondos that would follow in several countries. Some years we really focus on the biking trips and other years its a little less.  


Church of Madonna del Ghisello

Tour of Lombardy

Tour of Lombardy Date of achievement: 16/09/2020  We started in Valbrona, from our AirBnb, with a decent to get on the track of the Tour


Milan – Sanremo

Milan – Sanremo Date of achievement: 09/09/2020 Strava recording: 49 km with 538 altitude meters AirBnB: Sleeping on the Poggio! We found an AirBnB room on

First Strade Bianche segment

Strade Bianche

Strade Bianche A recently new cylcing race which has gained a lot of fame in the last years. We wanted to ride the course, but

La Maratona

La Maratona – Maybe the most beautiful 2015 – We were lucky to obtain a starting ticket for La Maratona dles Dolomites in 2015. The

Passo Dello Stelvio

Passo Dello Stelvio – Bike for charity 2013 – There was an initiative to get more awareness around and to raise funds for diabetes. The


Start of the course

L’étape Sanfloraine

L’étape Sanfloraine L’étape Sanfloraine is a smaller cyclosportive but definitely worth attending. We attended the race in 2023 and there were just below 200 riders

Luz Ardiden

Bike Road Trip

Bike Road Trip Get direct access to the main biking topics! The Pyrenees Mont Ventoux Milan – Sanremo Strade Bianche Tour of Lombardy Day 1:

Le Mont Ventoux

Cinglé du Mont Ventoux (2011)   After a first experience with climbing the Mont Ventoux in 2010 (see below), the tone was set to explore


L’Ardèchoise – The most atmospheric one 2017 – It was Marie-Claire who picked up this race a couple of years ago. We selected other challenges

Les Trois Ballons

Les Trois Ballons – The “preparation” one 2014, 2015 & 2017 – Les Trois Ballons is probably the second best known Gran Fondo in Belgium

La Ronde Picarde

La Ronde Picardie – The fastest one 2015 & 2016 – The trip to La Ronde Picarde is not really a trip as we only

La Marmotte

La Marmotte – The famous one 2014 – Gold for all 3 of us! After a first edition in 2011 we selected La Marmotte once

Andorra - Spain - Luxembourg - Belgium

Views and hairpin turns

Biking around Alicante

Biking around Alicante A workation was the perfect break away from Belgian winter with rain and cold temperatures. We rented an apartment in Alicante centre

Jaizkibel views

Classica San Sebastian

Classica San Sebastian Classica San Sebastian, or “The Donastia-Donastia Klasikoa” is held since 1981. The race passes through beautiful environments with a mix between nature


Andorra In our journey to visit all countries we once again combined our biking passion to check off Andorra which is getting more and more famous

Schleck GF

Schleck Gran Fondo – Beware of going to fast 2018 – This second edition, part of the UCI Gran Fondo World Series, was a qualifier

Le Vélomédiane

La Vélomédiane – The Belgian one 2012 to 2017 – We joined La Vélomédiane 6 years in a row. It is traditionally held on the

Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria – Biking Paradise We visited Gran Canaria in 2016 and 2017. It is truly a biking paradise where you have only 7 rain