To get the most out of The Alpine Challenge, you need to be fit enough to actually enjoy them. It is an extremely challenging multi-stage endurance event and we have found that many people under estimate the amount of training required in preparation.
For more detailed information getting the right nutrition in preparation for the Alpine Challenge, please follow the links below to get tips and advice from our own Ride Captain, Juliette Clark.
Nutrition: The Basics
Nutrition: Recovery - "Eat today. Ride Tomorrow"
To get the most out of The London-Paris, you need to be fit enough to actually enjoy them. It is an extremely challenging multi-stage endurance event and we have found that many people under estimate the amount of training required in preparation.
We are really excited to have teamed up with Wattbike for the second year as our official Training Partner for 2013, enabling us to provide riders with first-class training advice and support. At HotChillee, we put great thought into our partnerships and in Wattbike we think we have found a tool that will allow all of us to be in perfect shape for the events - that is of course with a little hard work!
Wattbike have devised a detailed training plan that is bespoke to The London-Paris, to view and download please click here.
TheTriTouch our Sports Massage Partner will be supporting you during the event. Click here to see their guide for your first cycling challenge. They are also offering a discount of 50% for all new riders to The L2P at their Sigma Sport, Kingston, Surrey clinic.
ALPINE CHALLENGE Group 3 - Ride Captain ReportTuesday 16th September 2014
We hit the timed section quite hard, with a good break by Mr Sigma himself, Ian Whittingham. He provided the carrot for the rest to chase. And chase they did.Read More ...
ALPINE CHALLENGE Group 4 - Ride Captain ReportMonday 15th September 2014
That was not the climbing done for the day but at least the steeper climbs that came later in the ride were not classified. The dynamic of the group altered slightly after lunch as we were joined by cycling royalty, Stephen Roche - at last, a fluent french speaker to chat to Severine and Denis!Read More ...