Category Archives: L’Etape du Tour

Hello November!

October sucked! There is really no other way to put it – I don’t think I’ve ever seen as cold and rainy an October as this one. I try not to be too much of a wimp when it comes … Continue reading

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L’Étape du Tour Mondovélo 2010 – Official Route

It’s official – the 18th edition of l’Étape du Tour Mondovélo will take place on Sunday, July 18th, 2010.  I am so there! The event will take place on the Tour de France Stage 17 route – starting in the … Continue reading

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L’Étape du Tour 2010 – rumor update

As I mentioned in my last post, I am planning a return to France next year to ride l’Étape du Tour. I did the 2007 edition (Foix to Loudenvielle) and finished top 500 with a silver medal time – and … Continue reading

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My trip to France!

Okay folks, this is a long one! A lot has happened over the past couple of weeks on my trip to France to follow the Tour and ride in l’Étape. I’ve been without internet access during the trip, so the … Continue reading

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100 climbs down, 5 to go!

Last Sunday I did my 4th 100+ mile ride – it would be my last hard training ride before departing for France to ride L’Etape du Tour. I wanted this one to be the hardest, hilliest one yet, so Jose … Continue reading

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21 climbs, 1 sigh of relief!

Last week I did my 1st century, but cracking after 90 miles didn’t give me much confidence that I was where I needed to be yet to do well at L’Etape. For my 2nd century this past Sunday, I did … Continue reading

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#7743

That’s my bib number for l’Etape du Tour – it arrived in the mail this past weekend. Guess I’m committed now! My hiatus from the local race scene began a little early. I had intended to do Winghaven, but being … Continue reading

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