Please note this Etape 2013 information page is currently being expanded and added to – Sept 22 2012.
Etape 2013 Information
Etape 2013 trip planning
Planning an assault on Etape 2013 is not a trivial undertaking, unless you're well experienced in such endeavours.
If you've never done an overseas cycling trip before, much less gone overseas for an event like Etape, the information below will get your planning and preparation underway.
If you need help planning, I offer a concierge trip planning and assistance service.
- All about Etape – the VeloNomad Etape Information Page contains almost everything you need to begin planning your Etape assault.
- Training for Etape is incredibly important – VeloNomad offers a training program subscription and 3 month Etape training plan.
- Nutrition – nutrition for prior and during Etape is covered in the Tackling L'Etape guide, as well as Fuelling For Etape (and other gruelling events). There are also a few posts on the website.
- Getting the right gearing for Etape is also crucial – read more about gearing for Etape.
2013 Etape Training
If you've never done an event like Etape before, I strongly recommend training.
I run an Etape training program which you can check out here.
Or you can check out the special 12 week Etape training plan here.
2013 Etape courses
I'll have a detailed analysis of the Etape 2013 courses and dates soon after they're announced.
General trip planning
There are scores of free articles, and numerous paid ebooks, on VeloNomad dedicated to helping you plan your trip. If you need help planning, I offer a concierge trip planning and assistance service.
There are 3 other main VeloNomad guides for Etape, shown below. They contain a lot more information than is on the VeloNomad website.