Category Archives: Pyrenees KOM 2013

KOM Camp Pyrenees 2013: c’est fini (jusqu’à l’année prochaine)

Well it’s taken a few days to catch up after this awesome camp. Comparing to our experience of camps in Lanzarote, this camp blew those big weeks out of the water in terms of the hours of training we all … Continue reading

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KOM Camp Pyrenees 2013: day 6 Col des Ares Finale

Just a quick post today since, at the end of the camp there’s some celebrating to be done….so just to deliver the final results of the handicapped time trial up the last KOM climb on the camp, and overall  competition … Continue reading

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KOM Camp Pyrenees 2013: day 5 Tourmalet

Today was to be a the most iconic day of the camp with a long point-to-point long route from Argeles Gazoste so that we could climb up over the Tourmalet from the far side. This may be the more difficult … Continue reading

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KOM Camp Pyrenees 2013: day 4 La Portihlon

It was a weary start to the day as we drove to the lake without much chat, contemplating the relay format aquathlon ahead. Andy decided not to even get out of bed for it :o(. Three teams of two would … Continue reading

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KOM Camp Pyrenees 2013: day 3 Cote de Burs

With a long day on the bike ahead of us we skipped our morning trip to the lake in order for an earlier roll out. We’d worked through a number of complex options to make the logistics work and allow … Continue reading

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KOM Camp Pyrenees 2013: day 2 Hourquette d’Ancizan

Day two on camp and following the format of a “typical” day on camp, we were in the van, half dressed n wetsuits for a 7am departure to the lake. All, that is except for Andreas and last night’s late … Continue reading

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KOM Camp Pyrenees 2013: day 1 Col de Aspin

 The first full day of EverydayTraining Pyrenees training camp started with a 30 minute swim in the lake. There was no question of extending the swim as it was icy cold. Even those smart enough to have included neoprene swim … Continue reading

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KOM Camp Pyrenees 2013: prologue

Last May Steven and I had our first taste of riding in the Pyrenees, when we were asked to come and work as guides with our friends at Pyrenees Multisport on a training camp that they had organised for a … Continue reading

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