Colin Lewis remembers Tom Simpson
On the eve of the longest and possibly hardest stage of la centième, Giant of Provence awaits the riders on stage 15. Exactly 46 years ago today Tom Simpson tragically left his life on Mont Ventoux and tomorrow will be the 8th summit finish since that day. I had the pleasure and honor of interviewing […]
Rest Day, Up Mont Ventoux
Today myself and hundreds of other cyclists made the pilgrimage up Mont Ventoux. Since the teams and many race followers are staying very close to Ventoux, it was a convenient day out. A rest day for the pros meant that us fans could spend the whole day riding without rushing back to follow the race […]
What You Missed This Morning…On Mont Ventoux!
I’m sure most of you have seen thousands of photos and video of Mont Ventoux and feel as though you’ve ridden it yourself. In any case, I thought I’d share a few more with you after my ride up there today with a ripper of a headache (I have to thank Mrs CT for stepping […]