Genève Champagne 2019
The 2019 event represents La Septième Jambe of our intrepid 15 year, 4000 kilometre, Huit-Etape, splendidly slow Tour de France.
So far we have ridden between the Capitals, past Les Chateaux, down the Atlantic, beside the Canal, along the Riviera and over the Alps. And now, as the penultimate plan, we just have to cycle to Champagne!
We will begin our four days of ludicrous lycra clad cyclisme on Wednesday 11th September 2019 at CERN in Geneva. As one of the world’s foremost centres for advanced scientific research, it couldn’t be a more appropriate place to launch an atomic rocket thrusting over the mountain and north!
Our 515km cycle course comprises foothills, big hills, little hills; highlands, lowlands and farmlands; rivers, lakes, streams and dams; temples, medieval towns and catholic churches; Jura, Burgundy and Champagne.
Our very courageous participants are: Humphrey Berney, Jonathan Briggs, Charlotte Clabburn, Paul Clayton, Richard Coke, Astrid de Valon, Celia de Blasi, William Finch, Rupert Garton, Julia Gooch, Richard Tigger Goodwin, Duncan Gregory, William Harris, James Harrison, William Heigham, Georgia Hendey, Andrew Nelstrop, James Orme-Smith, Henry Raker, Joanna Savory, Antonia Underwood, Lally Walford, Nick Walker, Philip Weston and Rose Wilson