Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Need More Hills!

Last weekend's ride to Tetbury in the Cotswolds was useful and enjoyable, but neither far, nor hilly enough as preparation for the Etape - at 68 miles and 1,700 feet of climbs it was only 65% of the distance and a meagre 13% of the required climbing.

So this weekend will need to be longer and a lot hillier. The best I can think of is a return trip to Leominster in Shropshire - 100 miles and nearly 5,000 feet of climbs (almost 40% of the Ventoux route). I can't do much more without traveling to Wales or Scotland...

Here's the route:

Bike route 292402 - powered by Bikemap 

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