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July 12, 2016

My Love Affair with the Tour de France

In this video I share my passion and history with the Tour de France and why it’s such an incredible experience to be there in person! I invite you to join me in 2017 on our TdF final week bike tour!

September 11, 2015

2016 Tour de France Route Rumors

As of September 10th, 2015 here are the latest route rumors for the 2016 Tour de France. We’ll know more in October, when the official race route is announced.

March 16, 2015

Training for Mountains on Flat Roads

Cycling training for road cyclists – In this video I give some training tips on how to train for long climbs or mountains when you live on flat roads.

February 27, 2015

A Tour de France bike race Experience!

Each year we take people to see the Tour de France. In this 2 minute video you will get a small taste of the magical experience of being in France in July to witness the race. This video was shot during our 2014 Tour de France final week trip where we saw 4 epic stages while traveling to the Pyrenees, Bordeaux and Paris.

February 26, 2015

Cycling up Mont Ventoux

Mont Ventoux, or the “Giant of Provence” is a mountain in the Provence region of Southern France located some 20 kilometers (12 miles) northeast of Carpentras. Although Ventoux is geologically part of the Alps, it is considered separate due to the lack of mountains nearby.

Mont Ventoux is a legendary mountain in the Tour de France. It has been ascended 14 times since 1951 and has been witness to dramatic scenes like the death of British cyclist Tom Simpson in 1967 who collapsed from exhaustion near the summit. In recent years it has been the stage for battles between Armstrong and Pantani and legendary solo breakaway wins of Richard Virenque and non-climber Eros Poli.

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