The official race manual or "roadbook" includes all the essential information for each stage of the race. The information helps the riders and management of the teams prepare for the stage ahead.
It includes, maps, profiles and special detail of the final 5KM.
Although many key stages will be reconned by teams and riders well ahead of the race, riders often use the time in their hotel room the night before to revise the key details in order to be ready for the next day.
We are following the fortunes of young racing cyclist Evie Field, in her first season as a junior for JRC-Interflon Race Team. In this month's edition of her blog she takes time to look back on the season so far, as training racing and high school exams all collide at the same time...
We are following the fortunes of young cyclist Evie Field, in her first season racing as a junior for JRC-Interflon Race Team. In Part 1 Evie told us about the transition from club to national level racing. In Part 2 of her blog she gives us a peak inside the team training camp which took place in the cycling Mecca that is Girona.