Having spent most of this year building up to it, I can now proudly announce that I completed the Etape Du Tour, between Foix and Loudenvielle, on Monday. I’m still trying to recover now. My back isn’t hurting as much and my lungs have stopped feeling like they’ve been set on fire but I’m still tired from the experience.
You can read all about it on my Etape blog here:
Sadly, I’ll be packing it away for another year while I contemplate whether to take on the Etape again next year.