Distance cycled today: 100 miles
Distance walked today: 2 miles
Ascent today: 12,900 feet (a relaxing last day)
Total miles on trip: 1203
Hours in saddle on trip: 84hrs 15mins
Calories burnt: 66,600
Pedal revolutions: 378,975 (roughly!)
Distance to go: miles, I’ve done it!
Phil says: “Heading due south over the ...
Road blockages climbed around: 4
Ascent today: 16,000 feet
Those who have done all cols so far: 5
Distance to go: 100 miles
Ascent to go: 12,900 feet (0.4x Everest)
Phil says: “Beginning in France the majority of this stage enjoys the drama of the Italian Piemonte region with some more extra-ordinary ...
Distance today: 115 miles
Ascent today: 10,900 feet (a breeze, well actually a gale)
Hours in saddle so far: 50
Distance to go: 490 miles (below 500)
Ascent to go: 62,200 feet (2.2x Everest)
Cols to go: Only 30 but they’re massive!
Phil says: “Back round the northern side of Ventoux for the last time, by another route, we climb ...
Distance today: 123 miles
Ascent today: 20,100 feet (more than I’ve ever done in a day before!)
Hours in saddle so far: 42
Distance to go: 605 miles
Ascent to go: 73,300 feet (2.5x Everest)
Madman awards: 1
So today I did something pretty special. The ascent of Mount Ventoux is considered in cycling circles to be a very big deal. The ...