Being obsessed with cycling is one thing but inspiring others with your madness to take on such a life- changing challenge as Le loop is quite another.

Tom Hall of Alitex in South Harting is an all weather cyclist. He took a peloton of his Alitex team to complete two stages of Le loop. It follows the exact route of the The Tour de France a week ahead of it. Le Loop offers the opportunity for amateur cyclists to tackle anything from 2 to all 21 stages of the Tour de France each year, fully supported, one week ahead of the pros.

The Alitex team did 2 stages. Tom tells Noni why they do it, what they expect to get out of it. Listen here to be inspired – do you want to give it a go yourself?

Places go on sale from July the year before and the event usually sells out. Please visit the Le Loop website

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