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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...

by Marvin Faure

Sep 23, 2019

Pain & Pleasure, Triumph & Disappointment at the Haute Route Pyrenees

  Continuing in our occasional series on pacing at some of Europe’s biggest GranFondo events, this post recounts how I achieved my ...

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