This year the 101st edition of the Tour De France is 3,664 km (2,276 miles) in length with 21 stages including 6 daunting mountain stages. To win Le Tour requires a combination of great climbing ability AND incredible powers of endurance. Two attributes that shape this month’s Le Tour Special Challenge.
Climbing - All riders who log more 5,000m of climbing during July will be entered into the main random prize draw to win a Tour de France Climbers Polka Dot Jersey. Plus achieve up to four K.O.M climbing targets – 1,000m, 3,000m, 6,000m & 9,000m for your chance to win Velozone challenge t-shirts.
Endurance - Everyone who logs more than 336 KM (227 miles), 10% of Le Tour de France 2014 will also be entered into a random prize draw to win Velozone Challenge t-shirts.
1. Join this challenge group by clicking the “join” link above (you’ll need to be a registered member – click here to sign up if you’re not already a member)
2. Upload your rides by Midnight GMT 31st July 2014.
3. Keep checking back to this page to see how you’re progressing on the challenge leaderboard
4.Tell the world about this challenge on Facebook & Twitter, #velozone
5. That's all there is to it; keep checking the group for leaderboard updates and to find out which members have won a prize.
By joining this challenge, you acknowledge and accept that it will entail physically challenging activities and some of the techniques featured in the challenge may be suitable for advanced cyclists only. Individuals participating in the challenge do so at their own risk and anyone under the age of 18 should be supervised by a responsible adult. Participants must seek medical advice if they have any injuries or medical conditions. Protective clothing and helmet should be worn at all times. Participants must obey all traffic controls and signage whilst undertaking the challenge and are solely responsible for ensuring that they comply with all applicable traffic laws. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Training Diaries Limited exclude any and all liability to participants or any third parties arising out of or in connection with an individual’s participation in this challenge.
Velozone reserves the right to query or ignore any entries that it believes contain falsified data. Unless indicated otherwise, this challenge includes both outdoor and indoor cycling (aka turbo). All activities must be logged by midnight GMT 31 July 2014. For all other standard terms and conditions, click here.