Since we will spend two weeks in Briançon for my ‘Tour de France 2017’, it’s clear that only two Marmots on the menu is not going to get me through those 🙂
As I have previously written, there are a lot of cols to be found in the area, so I had no difficulties in constructing a ‘Tour de France Road Book’ that made me shit my pants.
However, despite my normal lack of restraint, resulting in grossly overestimating myself, I had to promise Paula that for this year’s tour, I would at least try to cut myself some slack.
After all, I recently turned 57, which by itself may not be enough of an excuse to go easy on yourself. But coupled with the slightly discomforting physical problems as the result of several crashes, I might actually be inclined to keep my promise…
So, with that in mind, I present you a first draft of the stages I’m planning to ride! (more…)