Candle burning at both ends…erm…ends

Cycle Slammer Andrew Croker will dedicate himself to riding and riding only from now on in....

A cycling rugby player this morning...

I have abandoned…..

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……. beer. Wine. Shots. Caffeine. Sweets including chocolate. Coca-Cola. Late nights.

Something had to give. I do not have the constitution of either a young man or a professional athlete. Mind you, if you’d seen the state of the walking wounded this morning – the rugby boys had gone beyond the call.

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So an easy riding day. 96km. Flat. Lively into Paris with traffic.  And we waved goodbye to our Stage 2 riders in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower. Strong fun bunch.60 arrivals. Will be mixed I think. …