Category Archives: Etape du Tour

Advice and experience of riding the Etape du Tour. Moral support, kit advice, gearing advice and all aspects of successfully riding the Etape.

After the climb, the descent

It sits there in the hallway, untouched. It pleads with me every time I pass it, but I ignore it. I ignore it as long as I can. But there comes a point where you have to take the bike … Continue reading

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Stage 17 of Tour de France 2010 – How tough?

While riding the Etape du Tour, I also found time to make a video report for BBC Sport You can watch it on the BBC Cycling site: Tour de France 2010: How tough is the Col du Tourmalet? My favourite … Continue reading

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Etape du Tour 2010: Pau to Tourmalet in which time slips away from me

07:44 it read at the foot of the Tourmalet as I swung left over the timing mat and up through Luz Saint Saveur. “No danger from the voiture balai here. Should be able to do this in under ten hours … Continue reading

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