Having qualified at the Tour of Cambridgeshire for the UCI World Championships at Albi, Rachel combined this with her summer holiday.

The Grand Fondo was a 97km hilly race in high temperatures from Albi

At the start line of one of the ladies start groups.

Leading a group at about half way


The final 100m on the racetrack.

Final time was 3 hours and 25 minutes   – an average of over 28km/hour