21 October 2017

Chantilly to Paris. Congratulations to Chris Froome for winning the yellow jersey - hardly a surprise... Congratulations to John Fancourt for more...
Set a goal. Stick to it. Don't let anything stand in your way. Ignore distractions. Don't listen to anyone. Accept the fact that only you can do it. more...
Stage 21 Starting distance: 1160km Distance covered: 40km Total distance: 1220km Time taken: 1:07:32 Average speed: 35.54km/h 120km in one more...
Stage 20 Starting distance: 1100km Distance covered: 80km Total distance: 1180km Time taken: 2:14:18 Average speed: 35.74km/h The tour more...
Megève to Morzine. Congratulations to Jon Izaguirre from Movistar for winning the stage! I have now finished my 500 kms.
Stage 19 Starting distance: 1060km Distance covered: 40km Total distance: 1100km Time taken: 1:09:23 Average speed: 34.59km/h Third last more...
Yes! It' so close now. Powered through this nice and early watching the chaos of last night. Feeling pretty good after 3 weeks of base training. more...
Albertville to Saint Gervais Mont Blanc. I cycled safely home (at my usual snail's pace) in the rain last night and it was midnight by the time I had more...
That should tidy things up a bit.....2 to go.
Stage 18 Starting distance: 1040km Distance covered: 20km Total distance: 1060km Time taken: 33:50 Average speed: 35.47km/h Only did 20km more...
Sallanches to Megève. Inspired by Lampre – Merida.
Absolutely stoked. Put a towel over the odo and just went for it. Watched a long replay of yesterdays stage and shaun the sheep with the kids and more...
Bern to Finhaut-Emossen. Inspired by Direct Energie. Congratulations to Ilnur Zakarin from Katusha for winning the stage. (Unfortunately, I hadn't more...
What a day! Why 91.1? Because my good friend Laurent let me drive his brand new Porsche today. Fast. Really, really fast. So for that grand merci mon more...
Stage 17 Starting distance: 1000km Distance covered: 40km Total distance: 1040km Time taken: 1:07:54 Average speed: 35.35km/h Still 5 more...
Beautiful Day for cycling 50 kms.
Great cycle today.
The final 20 kms of the 500. I just thought this photo was worth sharing - who dresses like this?
Stage Rest Day 2 Starting distance: 950km Distance covered: 50km Total distance: 1000km Time taken: 1:26:08 Average speed: 34.83km/h more...
Rest day. Some of us enjoy being lazy :-).
Rest day Schmest day!
Moirans-en-Montagne to Bern. Inspired by Didi Senft, the Tour Devil, appearing at the side of the road during the event.
Intermediate stage - intermediate distance from me :-)
Stage 16 Starting distance: 900km Distance covered: 50km Total distance: 950km Time taken: 1:26:16 Average speed: 34.78km/h On the home more...
Into week 3 and up the mountains we go!
Bourg-en-Bresse to Culoz. Congratulations to Jarlinson Pantano from IAM for winning the stage, particularly given IAM is disbanding at the end of the more...
Stage 15 Starting distance: 850km Distance covered: 50km Total distance: 900km Time taken: 1:28:47 Average speed: 33.79km/h Knocked off more...
Stage 14 Starting distance: 800km Distance covered: 50km Total distance: 850km Time taken: 1:26:13 Average speed: 34.80km/h Twisted my left more...
Montélimar to Villars-les-Dombes Parc des Oiseaux. Inspired by Time Gap Claire, the Ardoisière who carries a slate on which she writes the gap more...
Bourg-Saint-Andeol to La Caverne du Pont-D'Arc. Time trials - congratulations to Tom Dumoulin. Inspired by fellow Rouleur, KForrest.
Ticking them off... not long now! On target for the magic 4 figures this weekend. Have to work until 8pm tomorrow so its going to be tough....
Stage 13 Starting distance: 740km Distance covered: 60km Total distance: 800km Time taken: 1:46:02 Average speed: 33.95km/h I have been more...
Montpellier to Mount Ventoux (Chalet Reynard). Spectators crowded the road on Bastille Day, leading to Chris Froome, Richie Porte and Bauke Mollema more...
After feeling like a bucket of you know what yesterday, have perked up a bit today. Pretty happy about that total, but not happy about not seeing the more...
Stage 12 Starting distance: 680km Distance covered: 60km Total distance: 740km Time taken: 1:45:29 Average speed: 34.13km/h Could have more...
Carcassonne to Montpellier. Inspired by Tour de Lounger, Rod Campbell and his green t-shirt. Congratulations to Peter Sagan, in his green jersey, more...
Stage 11 Starting distance: 640km Distance covered: 40km Total distance: 680km Time taken: 1:10:53 Average speed: 33.86km/h Wanted to do a more...
Sick as a pig - that's all I've got in me.
Stage 10 Starting distance: 600km Distance covered: 40km Total distance: 640km Time taken: 1:11:36 Average speed: 33.52km/h Rather more...
Escaldes-Engordany to Revel. Congratulations to Michael Matthews from Orica BikeExchange for winning the stage.
Rest day.
Respect to HELEN P. Your motivation is much appreciated! This one hurt - real hurt. Is that 75%, my eyes are blurry?
Stage rest day 1 Starting distance: 560km Distance covered: 40km Total distance: 600km Time taken: 1:08:07 Average speed: 35.23km/h Didn't more...
A little late, but better than ever. Not easy to do with Jet Lag!
Veilha Van D'Aran to Andorre Arcalis. Inspired by Tour de Lounger, John Fancourt's dedication to keeping up his kms in Thailand :-).
Stage 9 Starting distance: 500km Distance covered: 60km Total distance: 560km Time taken: 1:43:44 Average speed: 34.70km/h Added a few more more...
Pau to Bagnères-de-Luchon. Congratulations to Chris Froome from Sky on his victory.
Stage 8 Starting distance: 460km Distance covered: 40km Total distance: 500km (1/2 way, w00t) Time taken: 1:08:11 Average speed: 35.20km/h more...
Without a doubt the toughest 50km you'll ever see. In Phuket, 20km before breakfast, 13.6 with the wife sightseeing and 10km before a wedding. To top more...
L'Isle-Jourain to Lac de Payolle..Steve Cummings from Dimension Data broke away, gaining a spectacular solo victory. The others also had a memorable more...
Stage 7 Starting distance: 380km Distance covered: 80km Total distance: 460km Time taken: 2:15:53 Average speed: 35.31km/h Got into a more...
Arpajon sur Cère to Montauban. A soigneur from Movistar handing out a musette (foodbag).
Have to do a morning ride today watching the replay of last night's win by Cav - off to Thailand for a wedding. Hope the hotel has a bike in the more...
The bare minimum! Forgot the odo = 459km
Limoges to Le Lioran.. Congratulations to Greg van Avermaet from BMC for holding out in the breakaway and winning the stage!
All the little bits add up to a big bit sooner or later.
Stage 5 Starting distance: 250km Distance covered: 70km Total distance: 320km Time taken: 2:02:28 Average speed: 34.30km/h My first single more...
What a great journey so far. I can't claim all 150 on one day but I started Saturday night after a great night of wining and dining. Then I became more...
Saumur to Limoges. I didn't make it to the end, though, because I had to get up early in the morning. Inspired by AG2R La Mondiale.

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