14:42

Glorious day to ride the Col d'Aspin. Not much traffic but loads of riders out... and cattle... Moo! wink smile :)

14:51

Guess there are worse places to be forced to ride a trainer wink Easy spin in the sunshine, perfect conditions smile

11:47

Not quite my normal view from a bike sad But... thanks to FFC & Kinomap just took a spin up Col de la Colombiere smile

12:35

Our w/e trip to Lisbon cancelled for obvs reasons sad However, there are worse places to be stuck wink #SelfIsolation wink

13:23

Another amazing day for a ride. Jan/Feb this year been rubbish skiing but awesome on the bike! Swings/roundabouts wink

15:40

Today's ride: stunning day for a tour of the Val de Gave. Plus some climbing up the sides, inc Ortiac for these pics.

12:56

Today's ride: Hourquette d'Ancizan & Col d'Aspin. In the middle of winter. In shorts (you can't see) wink Ridiculous!

12:51

Today's ride: Bit of an explore out West. Beautiful sunshine all ride. So quite. Should come this way more often!

14:58

What. A. Day! 4 hour ride should just about make room for dinner. Happy holidays everyone! smile

14:03

What. A. Day!!!! Couple of ski days in the legs this week but they seemed to go OK - bonus! grin

12:40

At last - cycling in Sunshine! Stunning autumn colours have been hiding most of the month but today all was forgiven.

12:02

Tonne up North to Lac du Gabas. Could be last sunshine for a long time but what a day to end our endless summer! wink

17:59

See what happens when you say, "pretty please" wink Perfect conditions for an arvo ride. And post ride refreshments! grin

12:41

October Tourmalet in full summer kit. Amazing conditions but think that's last of the year. Now bring on the snow! grin

13:00

Crossing a surprisingly clear river Rhine on today's ride... where the Swiss/German border was also crossed 5 times!

12:33

Today's ride: lovely sunny loop from Chiemsee round by Reit im Winkl & return. Felt flat as a pancake! grin

10:37

Morning tootle on the bike. Austrian valleys, lakes, churches & castles under brilliant blue skies. Beautiful stuff.

09:49

Stunning scenery & brutal gradients. Passes Falzarego, Valparola, Falzarego - again wink - & Giau. Utter perfection.

15:29

Afternoon ride: Passo Valparola... as you can never ride too many epic passes in a day (before it starts to rain)! wink

10:04

This morning's ride: Sella Ronda (clockwise). 4 passes, 3 of them higher than the Tourmalet. Simply Spectacular!

14:15

Today's ride: smash fest up Passo del Cuvignone then cruise on shores of lake Maggiore through Laveno. Lovely stuff.

12:54

When visitors ask to ride the Tourmalet. Erm, OK, if we must! wink Social time, so beers at the top. Cheers! grin

11:57

When visitors ask to ride Soulor/Aubisque. Erm, OK, if we must! wink Always spectacular. Even stopped for crepes. Nom!

16:36

When visitors ask to ride Hourquette/Aspin. Erm, OK, if we must! wink Clouds & rainbows but didn't get wet - perfect!

11:15

Today's ride: followed a chunk of La Vuelta course. Mostly closed & empty roads in stunning countryside. Awesome! smile

12:30

Today's ride: thinking of something shorter but too nice a day so ended up here. Ooops wink Nice end to a big week smile

09:34

Today's ride: big col stats (100km/1,800m+ vertical) sans big col. Cruising endless miles of empty roads like this.

11:40

Today's ride: social(ish) spin up 40km climb to Col de Tentes. With a couple of refreshment stops grin Great day out smile

12:44

Col d'Aubisque... like I said not long ago: always better on a bike. Perfect day for it too.

11:21

Car-free cols day. Perfection! Bonus: Peyragudes airfield open to us! 1800m climbed (& descended) in just 64km - LOL!

12:39

Short ride up little hill with a million of my closest friends wink Tourmalet on TdF day. Absolute insanity! Love it!

09:17

Spectacular morning to be riding the Pyrenean foothills... 'nuff said.

10:25

Middle of a heatwave? Time to head for the hills! wink Col d'Aspin was wonderfully refreshing. Moooooo! grin

12:43

Perfect day for a ride up Hautacam. Slow pace both up & down so plenty of time to enjoy the sunshine & views grin

11:30

Cruise round the Argeles-Gazost valley this morning. Beautiful view as ever from Saint-Savin & perfect conditions smile

14:25

Yesterday I skied over 8000m vertical in the mountains in the background. Today riding in full summer kit. Love it smile

12:15

Normal programming will resume shortly smile But after 3 months off even trundle to next village with Pratiwi not easy!

12:54

Out cycling today was stopped by police & then asked to hold this sign as a bunch of randoms rode by! wink Awesome! grin

12:13

Not been riding enough lately, but at least when I do get out it looks like this! Love the Hourquette d'Ancizan! smile

11:27

Bit of a traffic jam in Sainte-Marie de Campan this morning! wink Mooo! More of the same up the Aspin. Glorious day! smile

14:39

Col d'Aspin descent to Payolle. Sometimes just have to stop & enjoy... as not enough time for that on the climb? wink

14:31

Col d'Aspin... Moooooooo! wink smile grin

13:40

First Hourquette of the year. Lovely smile Cattle are behaving themselves off on the plateau. Unlike... (see next)... wink

13:42

Might look a bit cloudy, but beautiful up the Aspin today smile Game of 'Dodge the Cows' necessary on descent too wink

12:45

Nothing like first Tourmalet of the year to clear the effects of a weekend of slight excess wink Lovely day for it! grin

10:22

Earlier than I would normally go, but lovely ride this morning all the same. Luckily made correct clothing choice wink

10:04

Chilling out on a Sunday morning. Lovely little ride and beautiful conditions too. What's not to love? smile :)

10:02

Early ride to work up thirst pre-Paris–Roubaix. Accidentally better than planned... forgot the bidons! #Winning wink

16:18

Spectacular day on the bike. Loop over the Aspin with this amazing view of the Baronnies on the way home. Perfect! smile

12:47

Spectacular winter's day (yes - still winter!) on the Aspin. First ride in shorts for ages & it's up here! Toasty! grin