Took TGV to St Nazaire last weekend to watch start of Tour de France. No ride available to drive me, so I rented a 40 lb clunker from a beach rentals place at 3 p.m., and pedaled in running clothes 55KM to Fremontaine with a 16oz bottle of water. Arrived at start ramp 6:15 - Lance left at 6:48.
Got lots of great shots, afterward got water and food from a nice lady watching from her window. Took me til 11pm to get back; I didn't think the bike would make it. I didn't dare stand up on the pedals for fear the chain or pedals would break.
This Friday; TGV again to Grenoble to meet my brother, cycle in the alps, hopefully on better equipment.
mercredi, juillet 06, 2005
le tour de greg
Here's the latest from my friend Greg and his adventures in France: