We are planning a range of training events leading up to the Etape du Tour.



31st May

North Wales Cyclosport Event

An Audax designed for Etape du Tour training in North Wales.
Click here for details!



7th June

Barbury Bash Audax

That old favourite is back! Plenty of hills!
There is a 210 km version or a 100km ride
Always good training value!


June: Sat 6th to Sun 14th

The Alps

Practice climbing "haute montagnes" culminating in Mont Blanc sportive!


June: Sat 6th/7th, 13/14th and 20/21st

The Brecons

Choice of three weekend training trips led by Yanto Barker of team GB. www.uketapetraining.co.uk for details.


The Ardennes

Try some "moyenne montagne" rides with the famous Phil Deeker!



Reconnaissance Trip
following the route of the Etape du Tour



March: Sat 7th

Chilterns ride

Starting Goring on Thames


March: Sun 22nd

Cheddar Gorge and the Mendips

Try the hills and gorges of the Mendips
Optional accommodation available


April: 11th to 18th or 18th to 25th

Training in Provence

Try the route of the Etape!
The second week will feature Eros Poli, “Monsieur Mont Ventoux” himself, who won Tour de France Stage 15, Montelimar to mount Ventoux in 1994.
See the la Fuga.cc web site for details.
10% discout available to those who have booked etape places through etape.org.uk.


May: Bank Holiday weekend Sat 2nd, Sun 3rd and Mon 4th

Snowdonia - details

Try some real mountains in the UK with two great ride leaders!


If a particular event interests you, email me: Ron@etape.org.uk and I will put you on the mailing list for that event, and send you details as they become available.