How stage winner Marlen Reusser prepared for the Tour de France Femmes

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Want to know how the best riders in the world train? For each article in this long-running MY WEEK IN TRAINING series from Cycling Weekly’s print edition, we sit down with an elite rider who talks us through a recent week of training in granular detail. This time it’s the turn of Swiss pro Marlen Reusser…

A latecomer to cycling who didn’t compete in her first race until she was 25, Marlen Reusser has quickly made a name for herself in the women’s peloton as one of the strongest time triallists. The 30-year-old Swiss rider defended her European TT title in August, and is also a three-time national champion against the clock, while she took silver in last year’s Olympics.