May - September has always been the ideal time for cycling in the French Alps and with a snow shower on la Tournette (2351m) over looking Lake Annecy, where should you look to ride to avoid any illness and get your fix of spinning the pedals up hill?
Our favourite French Alps cycling cols are not because they are famous from TV coverage of the Tour de France, although they have all been in an edition or two! In fact there are over 20 fantastic TDF cols from Lake Annecy it's why we call it 'Cycling Paradise'.
With the explosive power of the worlds best one day specialists showing how it should be done at the Spring Classics. It's now time for the tour riders at the 3 week Grand Tours, Giro d'Italia, Tour de France & Vuelta Espana. If your heading to Europe