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On Tour
Due to "popular" demand I have included this list format of The Tours.

When complete this will facilitate the calculation of numerous trivial and misleading statistics, just to whet the rampant appetite I have provided a few starters for ten - correct @ 12/08/21 - my attendance in brackets.

Years on Tour 35 (28)
Tours 32 (25)
Tours (under-strength) 2 (0)
Prologues 14 (13)
Total Tours 48 (38)
Melton Mowbray Pies 00 (00)

I am always working to some degree on the text, maps and photo galleries for the tours I have attended, what is available is linked to the list below.


Classic On Tour - Mrs Glitter hosts the Amoeba, Tolmin, Slovenia 2013
Mrs Glitter

When Where Who What... but never Why TT ER Ph
1987 Yorkshire PrH, MrM In the beginning... refer to the Brief History - NB. this doesn't count as a tour. Due to strict but infinitely fluid Amoebic rules, a tour is only considered quorate with three or more partaking.
Bedford - Malverns PrH, MrM Same rules
1988 Carlisle - Isle of Arran PrH, MrM, MrF
1989 Co. Cork MrH, PrH, MrM
1990 Galicia DrH, MrH, MrL, MrM, PrH ...plus a little dip into Northern Portugal, two week tour!
1991 Hungary DrH, MrF, MrL, MrM, PrH
1992 Northumberland DrH, MrH, MrL, MrM, MsF N'castle to Berwick
1993 Lyon to Marseille DrH, MrL, MrM, MsF, PrH
1994 Santa Maria di Castellabate DrH, DrJ, MrL, MrM, MsF, MsG, MsH, PrH, Bob My first encounter with the "tour", in fact a base holiday - Campania. Love at first sight.
1995 Wicklow Mountains DrH, MrL, MrM, MsF, MsH, MsM, PrH, Bob Another base holiday, but with the added spice of getting there via rail, ferry and bike! Dedicated to "Billy two-shirts".
1996 Belgium MrL, MsF, PrH, Bob Wallonia and the Ardennes ft. a spin around Luxembourg City
1997 Halkidiki DrH, MrF, MrL, MrM, PrH, Bob
1998 Douro DrH, MrL, MrM, MsF, PrH, Bob
1999 Ring of Kerry DrH, MrF, MrL, MrM, PrH, Bob Only Cyclists named but many others back at base.
2000 Mallorca DrH, MrL, MrM, PrH, Bob Disappointingly, the only tour during which a monk has offered us the use of his Fiat Uno.
2001 Bulgaria DrH, MrH, MrL, MrM, PrH, Bob Released as "Carry On up the Shipka" in the UK.
2002 Perthshire Pedal DrH, MrH, Bob The first Prologue, providing rain, mountains, the llamarama and home-made shortbread. Fantastic.
Bohemia DrG, DrH, MrL, PrH, Bob The Dr Dr makes his entry.
2003 Cheshire DrG, DrH, MrH, MrL, PrH, Bob Prologue, bobspace embraces the new era of digital photography.
Alentejo DrH, MrM, MrL, PrH, Bob
2004 North Lancs DrG, DrH, MrH, MrL, Bob Prologue
Latvia DrH, MrF, MrL, MrM, PrH, Bob Including the Latvian Alps.
2005 Yorkshire Dales DrG, DrH, MrL, Bob Prologue
Marché DrG, DrH, MrL, MrM, PrH, Bob Couldn't be bothered to visit Assisi.
2006 North Shropshire DrG, DrH, MrH, MrL, PrH, Bob Prologue
Croatia Sadly, a tour missed for me.
2007 Alsace DrG, DrH, MrL, MrM, PrH, Bob The german bit of France or vice-versa.
2008 Bulgaria DrH, MrL, MrM PrH, Bob Rila and Rhodhope mountains.
2009 Pyrenees DrG, DrH, MrL, MrM, PrH, Bob
2010 5 Counties DrH, MrL, MrM, Bob Prologue, spectacularly, rebooted.
Napoli - Bari DrG, DrH, MrL, MrM, PrH, Bob
2011 Slyne Settle Circle DrG, DrH, Bob Prologue
Ulster DrH, MrL, MrM, Bob
2012 Chilterns DrH, MrL, PrH, Bob Prologue
Andalucía DrG, DrH, MrL, MrM PrH, Bob
2013 North East Wales DrG, DrH, MrL, Bob Prologue
Slovenia DrH, MrL, MrM PrH, Bob Including lunches in Austria and Italy
2014 Pork Pie DrH, MrL, PrH, Bob Prologue
Bavaria by the Danube DrG, DrH, MrL, MrM, PrH, Bob Donau Radweg
2015 Mellow Yellow DrH, MrL, PrH, Bob Prologue
Crna Gora DrH, MrL, PrH, Bob Montenegro
2016 Croydon to Brighton DrH, MrL, PrH Prologue
Andalucía DrG, DrH, MrC, MrL, PrH
2017 Banbury - Leamington Spa DrH, MrL, PrH, Bob Prologue
Bordeaux DrG, DrH, MrC, MrL, MrM, PrH, Bob
2018 Baloton DrH, MrL, MrM, PrH, Bob
2019 Crete (East) DrH, MrH, MrL, PrH, Bob
2020 Corfu A minor casualty of the Pandemic of 20/21.
Surrey Hills DrG, DrH, MrL, PrH, Bob Keeping the corpse warm - a minor fix of a prologue, tiding us over 'til 2021?
2021 Riviera Exeter to Brighton, via Isle of Wight - TBC.
2022 Qatar