Complete with fashionable headgear, knobbly knees, trusty hound, and Brompton (on kind loan from John)
Even mad dogs and Englishmen have been choosing early evening for cycling excursions here: it’s been very hot over the last few days. Light showers have made for a more autumnal climate today, though, which makes a nice change.
You’ll notice that, despite this being prime Tour-de-France country only a few miles from the Col de Tourmalet, my parents and I have somehow managed to cycle in the one flat valley in the area.
That’s just for our warm-up training, of course…