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by Marvin Faure

Jan 6, 2024

Training Guidelines for the Etape du Tour

Photo: Sportograf   The Etape du Tour is a mass-cycling event for amateurs, organised on exactly the same route as one of the Tour ...

by Marvin Faure

Jan 17, 2023

This is what it takes to finish the Etape du Tour

Signed up for the Etape du Tour in a moment of enthusiasm and now wondering what you have let yourself in for? If you are a first-timer at...

by Marvin Faure

Oct 31, 2021

Cent Cols Challenge Corsica: the last five stages

  At the end of Stage 5 we were in Porticcio, a few kilometres south of Ajaccio on the south-western coast of Corsica. We were half-wa...

by Marvin Faure

Oct 24, 2021

Cent Cols Challenge Corsica: the first five stages

    I first found out about the Cent Cols Challenge events in January 2020, when I read an article in Vélo Magazine. The challen...

by Marvin Faure

Apr 17, 2021

Tour du Mont Blanc: how to eat more to finish faster!

  Everyone has a story from the Tour du Mont Blanc! Here’s one of ours (name changed to protect the guilty): The firs...

by Marvin Faure

Oct 15, 2019

Sometimes you have to break the rules

I changed age category this year, so throughout the season I was keen to make the most of being one of the youngest. The Haute Rout...

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