Archive for May, 2008

A Customer, Finisterre Product and the Pyrenees

Friday, May 30th, 2008

12 months ago we set out to raise £50K for The Childrens Trust by
cycling from Biarritz to Barcelona across the Pyrenees, we are currently
over £60K and this figure is still rising.

In all we climbed 8 mountains, including the infamous Col d’Aubisque,
Tourmalet in a single day, and over the course of 7 days totalled a
distance of 430 miles and a climb of 27,000ft [almost the same as

We experienced driving rain from the offset in Biarritz, to snow and
freezing cold conditions on the Aubisque and glorious sunshine as we
crossed the border from France to Spain and on to Barcelona.

Although warm at the base of the mountains, once past 1500m the
temperature would drop and the base layers became essential wear for the
impending descent on the other side.

Please feel free to use any of the attached, or above on your web page.
I look forward to ordering more from you in the future,

Colin Macgadie

No sponsorship deals or overpaid athletes, just a customer looking to do a little good in the name of the Children’s Trust. Super stoked to be a part of it Colin - boys at Finisterre.