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Featured Rider – Phil Bingham

For our Featured Rider this week, meet Phil – he rode the full tour in 2013 and keeps coming back to ride shorter loops (he can’t keep away!) so he has great tips for all our 2019 riders. Owner/founder of VeloVixen – Home of Women’s Cycling Kit, we’re their biggest fans! Read on … NAME:                Phil […]

The Condors show how fundraising is done

The team from Cowley Road Condors (Becci, Jen, Jo and Cheryl) have a combined fundraising target of £4,800. It’s fair to say they were pretty daunted by this at first, but they’ve thrown themselves into it and here we are, just 2 months into their Le Loop adventure and they’ve already raised over £2,000! So […]

Get on track for a solid winter of training

Emily has already talked in her first training blog about thinking now about your kit and your preparation for your Le Loop adventure. So here are a few tips to help you get on track …

Easy wins for Fundraisers

Our support is legendary, and not just on the roads of France! We give you everything you need to make a success of your fundraising commitment to the William Wates Memorial Trust. Now that you are a fully-signed up rider you will have access to masses of tried and tested ideas, tools and resources in your […]

Focus on Massif Central

As with all Tour de France routes, sometimes the beauty and the intrigue comes not from the big mountains but from the ‘Middle Mountains’ stages in one of France’s lesser know cycling regions. So to the Massif Central which, if not unknown, is certainly under-rated from a cycling joy perspective. These are roads of beauty […]

Rest Days Matter!

For cyclists whose Loop includes a rest day, the location is (nearly) as important as the profiles of the cycling stages. As organisers, we look carefully at how best to organise the rest days, the first big question being whether or not we need to transfer to a new location or whether we have the […]

Le Loop Hotels

We spend so much time thinking about, and studying the Tour de France route in every detail, that sometimes it’s too easy to overlook the logistical challenge of getting a group of nearly 100 cyclists from A to B to C and on to Paris. And of course, the hotels we choose for our cyclists […]

Charity Visit to Lewisham Youth Theatre

2019 Rider John Griffiths managed to get along to the Lewisham Youth Theatre’s Annual Review last week. Huge thanks to John for this great report. If you want to visit one of the charities receiving a grant from WWMT, get in touch with Kate. What a great set up the LYT is! Catering for people […]

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