Tour de l'Ardèche

Day 6 at Tour de l’Ardèche 2018

That’s it! Tour de l’Ardèche is finished! Now a few days without the camera, working on The Road Book instead, before heading to Innsbruck for Worlds. Looking back at this year’s race I’ll miss the beautiful scenery but not the chaotic finish lines. Today was a prime example: As I got off the moto at […]

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Day 5 at Tour de l’Ardèche 2018

The penultimate day of Tour de l’Ardèche is done. As beautiful as it is I’m going to be pretty pleased when it’s finished tomorrow. Four or five hours a day in total travelling to and from stages makes it a pretty gruelling event to cover. With one day to go Kasia Niewiadoma took the race […]

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Day 4 at Tour de l’Ardèche 2018

It’s all pretty beautiful around here but today was especially so it was like the North York Moors on steroids with little sections of tall woodland trees thrown in to add some variety. With that terrain came some short (by Tour de l’Ardeche standards) but very steep climbs! Also super happy for Kasia taking the […]

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Day 3 at Tour de l’Ardèche 2018

We had mountains today at Tour de l’Ardèche and plenty of them! First weaving along a beautiful gorge and then Mont Ventoux (without the moonscape bit at the top, incase you’re wondering where those photos are! 😉 ) The climbing continues tomorrow. The finish tomorrow looks super hard. Looking forward to more fireworks!

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Day Two at Tour de l’Ardeche 2018

After such short stages yesterday, today felt like a marathon at almost 130km. It’s far more fun to shoot when you don’t have an eye on the clock to get to the finish after 10km! 🙂 With 10km to go I was pretty sure Tayler Wiles was going to stay solo until the finish as […]

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Day One at Tour de l’Ardèche 2018

Some stage races start with a prologue, it’s like a gentle introduction to a busy week or sometimes more of racing. Tour de l’Ardèche is not one of those races. We had two road road races! It was dark when I left the hotel this morning and it was long past dark again when I […]

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