Category Archives: 2009

The road to Ventoux begins in our dreams

Still not sorted out a place, still not properly organised but I’ll share with you an experience we will all endure. Riding out to Richmond Park this morning, headphones in, head prepared for three laps (roughly an hour and fifteen … Continue reading

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Training still not underway

Despite my best efforts, December was a write-off due to illness and holiday. I’m still suffering with a bad cold which is limiting the effort I can put in. Still, in 2007 my training didn’t really get underway until January … Continue reading

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Route recce by Mike Cotty

Mike Cotty is a well-respected Sportive rider whose route rides are pretty complete in terms of information and giving an overall picture of the ride. He’s done one for this year’s Etape and you can read it in full on … Continue reading

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2009: It’s Ventoux

This year’s Etape has as its centrepiece the Mont Ventoux, the legendary climb situated in Provence. Full details on the official site: http://www.letapedutour.com Here’s the profile: I’m definitely up for it at this stage. Mont Ventoux is probably one of … Continue reading

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