I am not used to being here without skis on. But I was plotting this challenging route last winter while slaloming (!?) the slopes at Flaine ski station.
I receive a few emails each week asking questions about cycling in the Alps.
To save some effort, I thought I’d put some of the more frequently asked questions / answers here.
I had previously thought that Col du Tourmalet (2115 metres) was the highest paved mountain pass in the French Pyrenées, but in fact it is Port de Boucharo (2270 metres).