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CCC Completed 2607

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 ...

Added by William Webb
Blog From the President
16/06/2015
CCC Day 9 2605
Distance cycled today: 115 miles
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 ...
Added by William Webb
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16/06/2015
CCC Day Wet (8) 2597
Distance today: 122 miles less the last descent!
Ascent today: 16,800 feet
Calories so far: 53,900
Distance to go: 240 miles
Ascent to go: 28,900 feet (just one Everest left)
Phil says: “There may “only” be four climbs on this stage, but each of them are Legends unto themselves and put together make up a massive second day ...
Added by William Webb
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14/06/2015
CCC Day7 2596
Distance today: 128 miles
Ascent today: 16,700 feet (back to tough days)
Hours in saddle so today: 9hr 30mins (that’s a long time to be pushing pedals)
Distance to go: 362 miles
Ascent to go: 45,800 feet (1.6x Everest)
Cols to go: 22
Phil says: “This stage is the first of the final four stages that between them cover almost all of ...
Added by William Webb
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14/06/2015
CCC Day 6 2587

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 ...

Added by William Webb
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12/06/2015
CCC Day 5 2584

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 ...

Added by William Webb
Blog From the President
12/06/2015

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