In search of sunshine! Posted on 1/10/2010 10:10:00 PM
Pre season Bbox Bouygues Telecom camp starts tomorrow afternoon in Salou, Spain and most if not all of the riders are in search of sun and above 0 temps! For the few of us in Toulouse and even further south and all of those in the northwest this weekend brought on 20cms of snow!Go to Blog home Edit Entry
Having grown up in Chicago I had to laugh when last week I couldn't cross country ski because there wasn't enough snow and I almost cried this weekend because we couldn't go due to too much snow!
The roads, (main axes is what I mean when I say roads), weren't plowed, salted, sanded, or anything...so I had to settle for the indoor trainer and a 10kms run in the middle of the streets around my neighborhood less we slip and slide...
In Salou the weather forecast looks OK, anywhere from 5-12 in the afternoons which is fine and welcome after the -4 we rode in here on Thursday and the -10 they're calling for tomorrow!
We'll be a group of 17 riders at the camp with the others heading off to the Tour of Gabon a bit later...were looking at an action packed 2 weeks with a bit of a mix building into some endurance resistance, strength, work and setting up our new TT bikes!
I'm sure good fun will be had by all!
Cheers and thanks for reading,