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