How Did Egan Bernal Train To Win The Tour De France?

Zach Nehr 1 Aug 2019 What kind of riding do you need to do to win the Tour and how does that compare to other riders? When it comes to preparing for the Tour de France, arguably the hardest sporting event on the planet, the question is often asked: how do the riders do it? How do they prepare for the mountains, such as the Col de Tourmalet which climbs to over 2,000m? How do they prepare for the crazy crosswind stages, where they reach speeds in excess of 70kmh on a flat road? And how do they prepare for being in the saddle for almost six hours a day for three consecutive weeks? Every single rider’s approach to the Tour de France is different. Some like to race more than they train, others train more than they race. Some like to go to isolation – I mean, altitude – ...

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