No, seriously. The willing participant in this diabolical experience was none other than Escape's own Alex Pope, who earlier this month went to
Hell Vancouver Island for the Eau de Hell, which even by pain-loving cyclist standards was pretty extreme.
So here's some excerpts from Alex's mileage log for that week:
April 7th: ride 200 km
April 8th: ride 300 km
April 9th: no entry recorded. He probably just wrestled Cerberus