Tag Archives: France

A Day On Camp

Today was meant to be the iconic day of the first Everyday Training Pyrenees KOM camp. We set off early to be driven round to the far side of The Tourmalet to start a classic point to point day over … Continue reading

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Unorthodox Roth Preparation

It’s been over 4 months since an entry on the blog. It has been intentional, the reasons for which I may go in to in a later blog post but for now I’d like to just write a little about … Continue reading

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Ride Support

This months column is almost polar opposite to last months where I went through thoughts on a solo ride, this month I’d like to run you through a day of ride support on a training camp. Back in May Jo … Continue reading

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Epic France – Epilogue

As ever Epic Camp was an amazing experience. The phrase is normally “once in a lifetime” but since I’ve done four that’s not quite right. I feel lucky that I started Epic Camps whilst there were still a few to … Continue reading

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Epic France – Day 8

Swim: 0km Bike: 175km / 2,650m Run: 0k Hours: 6h29 Final day of the camp and I finally slept well. I felt like others looked – dog tired. I think a huge part of this is mental. The end is … Continue reading

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Epic France – Day 7

Swim: 2.4km Bike: 171km / 3,000m Run: 8k Hours: 8h10 The day started early with a swim in the lake. My roommate Paul had got up even earlier to get his run done with hindsight this was a very wise … Continue reading

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Epic France – Day 6

Swim: 1km Bike: 39km / 1,220m Run: 29k Hours: 4h45 I don’t think today was ever described as an easy day. I believe the correct phrase was “Special Events” day. The idea is to get done by lunch so people … Continue reading

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Epic France – Day 5

Swim: 1.8km Bike: 184km / 2,660m Run: 4.5k Hours: 7h50 The day started with a tourist run through Briacon Old Town – very scenic and very up and down. No pace whatsoever and no complaints. A very relaxed breakfast before … Continue reading

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Epic France – Day 4

Swim: 3km Bike: 162km / 3,400m Run: 10.3k Hours: 8h10 Still not had a proper nights sleep. Last night I kept waking up when the sheet hit the side of my knee. Did mean I was awake before my alarm. … Continue reading

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Epic France – Day 3

Swim: 6km Bike: 161km / 3,200m Run: 8.7k Hours: 8h36 Another very fitfull nights sleep. This time due to a very upset tummy. To put it bluntly I was peeing out my arse. Hopefully tonight I get a proper nights … Continue reading

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