Clothing company Rapha and specialist retailer CycleFit are presenting an evening discussion of the 2008 Etape du Tour at the Charlotte Street Hotel, London on June 5, 2008.

The 2008 edition of the Etape featuring the legendary Tourmalet is just around the corner and many riders will be eager to learn more about the route. As well as a presentation of the event’s entire route, the audience will also be treated to a presentation on the history of the region by renowned cycling author Graeme Fife.

CycleFit will be on hand to give last minute training and nutrition advice, plus tips on how to recover from the mammoth ride.

The evening will conclude with a question and answer session for anything not covered followed by informal drinks.

Tickets for the evening are £20 (including drinks) from www.rapha.cc. Venue details: Charlotte Street Hotel, 15 Charlotte Street, London W1T 1RJ. Thursday, June 5, 6.30-9pm.