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Provided the well drilled Swork team continues their well-disciplined game plan, one would think that the overall winner has already been decided on this Beast of a climb - the Col du Tormalet.
Posted by Barry Douglas.
With beautiful weather the TT wagon rolled out at 9am and South we headed to the little Town of Luz St. Savour.....Tom Lee our tour guide set a solid pace into a head wind with a few of the Not so Serious seven challenged to hold the group and a split happened...was this shades of things to come?
After an 18 km push up the valley we regrouped ...
... cuisine, he seems right at home.
Snow White "Nat" arrived after the warm up ride just in time for a welcoming beverage and looks quite relaxed and ready to roll....if only she had her "skewers" for her wheels.....going to be tough climbing with no wheels.....thanks to TT....and a spare pair!
Shane loomed at the front of the pack in the warm up ride and his form looks ominus....he enjoyed the dinner but is no go on the cheese...he ...
... Spain which is tantalisingly close. Tapas beckon. We were welcomed cheerfully by Anna and Chris at our wonderful millhouse with cool water running under and beside and making the heat very bearable. We sat outside for a chat with wine and before long had discovered several mutual friends who now live in Cairns. Small world. Unloading, unpacking, a trip to the grocery shops, and we were exhausted. We slept with the hum of running water and no mosquitoes. This is going to be ...
... 8217;t mind stopping at the local cathedral. Shane (aka Graham) even picked up a small plastic baby Jesus souvenir.
Upon arrival at base camp, those that had bikes, unpacked them and got them ready for the first ride of the tour.
About, 1130, we got the news that the big baggage handler in the sky had located the lost bags…and they ...