September 9, 2011

A goal for 2012 - The Haute Route

When I heard of this year’s Haute Route I looked at entering.

After all, who wouldn’t want to do a seven day sportive in the Alps? (one could also probably ask, who would want to do it). To be honest, the only reason I didn’t enter this year was because all the premium accommodation had already been sold. Sorry, I’m not being snobbish here, but seven days, in the mountains, and shared sleeping arrangements?! I’ll confess to being a wee bit precious about my sleep, and sometimes feel like my cycling performance can be drained by a bad night’s sleep.

No, for me, it’s got to be a comfy bed.

So when the organisers tweeted a competition for entry to the 2012 event, I, of course, entered.

A few days ago I found out I’d won!

I like the way they think I’m training already. Ha! The only training I’m doing at the moment is drinking and eating cake.

Can’t wait for the 2012 event details to be published, this will really motivate me to get some good training in over the winter.