Earlier this month, ACC’s Director of Leasing, Dave Williams, participated in and completed L’Étape du Tour 2017 cycling event in the French Alps.
Starting in the highest city in France, Briançon, the one-day event follows the same course as the 18th stage of the Tour de France.
The route covers 178 kilometres, with a cumulative elevation gain of over 3,500 metres, including the renowned climbs Col de Vars, which reaches 2,109 metres at its highest point, and Col d’Izoard, which reaches 2,360 metres.
Dave, a passionate cyclist who has competed in number of amateur competitions and races, not only completed the course, but finished in the top 15%, placing 2,016th out of a field of 15,000 riders, 200 of whom compete professionally.
A fantastic result and a massive congratulations to Dave on this amazing achievement!
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