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Tour De France

Well it all starts tomorrow. The pinnacle of the season. The moment you have all been waiting for YES. It’s the Tour De France . . . . . . . . Waldy Challenge Edition.


We will be combating for our very own

Yellow Jersey

Polka Dot Jersey

And Green Jersey in a multi Jersey competition. The yellow and polka dot jerseys have familiar rules. However, the Green jersey has a new segment never before used in the Waldy Challenge.

It is the infamous waterworks sprint!


Many a tale has been regaled on a Sunday morning about last week’s waterworks sprint. And how the protagonist beat Richard, Guy and Clive* replace with your favourite Waldy. In a never to be repeated amazing feat of athletic performance, skill and cunning. This performance was the pinnacle of their career and life will simply never be the same again. Well you too Waldies can relive the waterworks sprint in all its fullest glory this July until we finally reach the procession on the promenade de Bushy Park on the 31st July.


The Yellow Jersey Distance Category in the same format as how far can you go January.


Here are the available points

Ride 150km in July 1

Ride 500km in July 2

Ride 750km in July 3

Ride 1000km in July 4

1 man and 1 woman with the most km in July bonus 1

A maximum of 5 points can be obtained in this category.

Please join the July Distance challenge on Strava to be included.



The Polka Dot Vertical Metres Jersey

How many vertical metres can you cover during the month?


Here are the available points

Climb the height of Snowdon 1085m in July 1

Climb the height of the Eiger 3967m in July 2

Climb the height of Kilimanjaro 5895m in July 3

Climb the height of Everest 8849m in July 4

1 man and 1 woman with the most metres climbed in July bonus 1


A maximum of 5 points can be obtained in this category.


Please join the July Climbing challenge on Strava to be included.

The Green Jersey Mark Cavendish edition on a now Official waterworks segment.

Fastest over the sprint segment https://www.strava.com/segments/34784314

For clarity can be ridden with drafting.

Points are as follows;


Men

90 seconds or less = 1 point

75 seconds or less = 2 points

65 seconds or less = 3 points

60 seconds or less = 4 points

Fastest rider = 1 bonus point


Women

105 seconds or less = 1 point

95 seconds or less = 2 points

85 seconds or less = 3 points

80 seconds or less = 4 points

Fastest rider = 1 bonus point


A maximum of 5 points can be obtained in this category.


All rides to be outdoors.

You can enter all three categories for more points and ultimately bidon, caps etc.


Any questions, let me - your challenge master know.





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