I’ve lived in Bourg D’Oisans for over a year and a half, and ridden up Alpe D’Huez many times, but I’d never done one of the weekly summer time trials up Alpe D’Huez. I finally got around to it last week, and after getting my race number and timing chip Continue reading “Alpe D’Huez Time Trial”
It all started at 4 a.m. in the morning for me…. Continue reading “I Survived La Marmotte!”
I’d signed myself up for the La Vaujany (a local 175km sportive) with my cycling club quite a while back. The idea was that being the week before the Marmotte , the big daddy of all sportives (which I’m also doing), it would be a good warm up. I say warm up, as even though the distance is the same, on paper the Vaujany has 3850 metres of vertical climbing, while the Marmotte has over 5000 metres. So in theory, the Vaujany should be easy. No? No.