(Below is was what I originally had in mind – the reports tell a somewhat different story, althoug in the end, I managed the “must do’s” I had in mind, just not the way I “planned” it 😎
There’s a lot of intersting intel in this post, though.)
Now that our short trip to sunny Egypt has ended and May is coming to a close, the start of my Tour de Suisse 2019 is only two months away.
Although I’m back to a regular – much less
intense destructive than in 2018 – training routine, I’m still a long way from anything near my ‘normal’ form.
On average, my power numbers are 30 Watts lower than they used to be before my injuries forced me to take a 3-month break.
With the help of Pav from Direct Power Coaching, or Spokes Fit as they are now rebranded, I successfully rebooted, following two training plans.
During that reboot, I reconnected with Xert and I’m now using their ‘adaptive training advisor’ to get me further back on track.
Anyway, the apartments for the Tour de Suisse have been booked, Chesa Bellaval in Silvaplana and Casa Nacla in Sedrun/Surrein.
Both apartments are chosen based on their strategic location, while still staying within a more or less ‘sane’ budget for the tour.
From either place, a score of cols is available for me to break my legs on…
In this post, I’m covering part 1, the week in Silvaplana.