Phil Deeker's Thousand Cols Challenge | Brevet

Jan 10, 2018, 12:00 PM

January 10 | Between May and October 2017, Phil Deeker set himself the challenge of riding a thousand cols in 100 days. The founder of Rapha Travel’s Cent Cols Challenge – during which riders tackle 100 cols in ten days of riding – decided to join together ten of his challenging routes for an epic adventure to mark his 60th birthday.

In this episode of Brevet, Richard Moore and Lionel Birnie interviewed Phil before a live audience at the Rapha Café in London's Soho to ask him what motivated him take on such a challenge, what counts as a col and what it is about riding uphill that connects a cyclist with his or her surroundings.

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