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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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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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The highs and lows

One week you’re kicking the cobbles in Belgium, the next you’re stuck in the office trying to follow Paris-Roubaix on the internet and Eurosport. Meanwhile, outside it’s a glorious spring day, over 25 degrees and perfect cycling weather. That’s how … Continue reading

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I made it round! (almost)

For the first time in an eternity I managed to make it round the traditional four laps of Richmond Park without dropping back a group. Admittedly, I trundled into the car park a fair way back from the group after … Continue reading

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