• Haute Route Alps Stage 5: Valloire to Courchevel

    Haute Route Alps Stage 5: Valloire to Courchevel Food poisoning, not my favourite thing to have whilst riding, actually at any time. Yet here I was, stuck with continuous nausea. I’ve never wanted not to get on my bike before, but this particular day it was the last thing on my mind. I was dark. […]

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    September 21, 2016 By SeoPro
  • Haute Route Alps Stage 4: Galibier Time Trial

    Stage 4: Galibier Time Trial I’ve never done a true time trial before, let alone one uphill. This was always going to be a test, and it was. Although you couldn’t officially DNF on the TT, you could lose a lot of time. Losing time is what I couldn’t afford to do. I was in […]

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    September 19, 2016 By SeoPro
  • Haute Route Alps Stage 3: Risoul to Valloire

    Haute Route Alps Stage 3 Stage 3 is where it all goes tits up. After a moderately cold descent from Risoul we started our first climb. The Col d’Col d’Izoard was a brute. The Izoard begins in Guillestre and is about 31.5 km long. The climb can be divided into two parts. During a long 16km run from […]

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    September 19, 2016 By SeoPro