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Home with my family

Delayed flights, missed connections, a stroppy taxi driver and 20 hours later I finally made it home to my amazing family, who I missed...

Haute Route - Final Day

As days in the saddle go this was one of the best days ever! In cycling a combination of several factors can make a truly epic ride:...

Haute Route - Stage 6

The penultimate day arrived with an earlier start than usual as we have the extra 20 minute ride to the start today. I slept well again...

Haute Route - Stage 5 (ITT)

Individual Time Trial (ITT) today which means everyone goes off on their own in reverse GC order and as I was sitting at 101st position...

Haute Route - Stage 4

The good news is I had a great nights sleep so woke feeling pretty refreshed. Unfortunately the good news for the day ends there. On...

Stage 3 - The Queen Stage

Billed as the hardest stage of the whole tour, this three Hors catégorie (HC) climb route was a monster! It didn't start quite as...

Haute Route - Stage 2

What a difference a day makes! Slept really well last night and woke feeling more refreshed. Morning routine was pretty much the same as...

Haute Route - Stage 1

It's started and oh my god I'm tired!!! Didn't sleep well last night, got off to sleep OK but woke at around 2am and tossed and turned...

Haute Route is Officially Open

Slept like a log last night which was badly needed. Crawled out of my pit at round 9am, still plenty of time for breakfast, and what a...

Welcome to Megève

A long, but thankfully uneventful, journey via Munich and Geneva and I’m finally here. As always the Alps are just magnificent, our first...

As ready as I’ll ever be!

It’s about to get real... I’ve done all the training I could’ve done, eaten a healthily as possible , gotten my weight where I want it...