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Alpine Challenge 2015 - Overall Results after Stage 3

Alpine Challenge 2015 - Overall Results after Stage 3

Saturday 12th September 2015

Sigma Sport Leader's Jersey (Male) - Jamie Wilkins Wattbike Leader's Jersey (Female) - Michelle Dand

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Alpine Challenge 2015 Stage 3 Results

Alpine Challenge 2015 Stage 3 Results

Saturday 12th September 2015

Amateur Men's: 1st Jamie Wilkins - 37.24 2nd Agustin Javander - 37.34 3rd Sebastien Jorry - 37.35

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Alpine Challenge 2015 Stage 2 Photographs

Alpine Challenge 2015 Stage 2 Photographs

Friday 11th September 2015

A small selection of pictures from Matt Alexander of the Alpine Challenge 2015 Stage 2

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Alpine Challenge 2015 - overall results after Stage 2

Alpine Challenge 2015 - overall results after Stage 2

Friday 11th September 2015

Sigma Sport Leader's Jersey (Male) - Jamie Wilkins Wattbike Leader's Jersey (Female) - Michelle Dand

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Alpine Challenge 2015 Stage 1 Photos

Alpine Challenge 2015 Stage 1 Photos

Thursday 10th September 2015

A selection of pictures from Stage 1 - more to follow...

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Alpine Challenge 2015 - Prologue and Stage 1 Results

Alpine Challenge 2015 - Prologue and Stage 1 Results

Thursday 10th September 2015

Prologue - Results: Sigma Sport Leader's Jersey (Male) - Jamie Wilkins Wattbike Leader's Jersey (Female) - Michelle Dand

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Alpine Challenge 2015 Sign On Photos

Alpine Challenge 2015 Sign On Photos

Wednesday 9th September 2015

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Peak at the right time: The art of tapering

Peak at the right time: The art of tapering

Wednesday 26th August 2015

With just two weeks to go until the start of the Alpine Challenge, now is the perfect time to start thinking about how to prepare for the event. One aspect of training which is often underestimated, especially in the lead up to big events, is tapering. The experts at Wattbike are here to offer some advice on what tapering is, why you need it and how to do it.

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Why train with heart rate and power?

Why train with heart rate and power?

Tuesday 18th August 2015

As you've progressed through your training for the Alpine Challenge, you may have heard friends or fellow cyclists speaking about heart rate zones and power numbers. If you want to explore this training method but don't know where to start then this article, written by the experts at Wattbike, is for you.

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Wattbike Training Tip: How improving your power-to-weight can help you conquer the mountains

Wattbike Training Tip: How improving your power-to-weight can help you conquer the mountains

Wednesday 12th August 2015

The Alpine Challenge is testing for any cyclist with around 8,000m of climbing. One key statistic you should know if you're keen to conquer the mountains is your power to weight ratio.

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