Tim Wheeler Cycling Blog: Day 17 - Pau-Tourmalet - 174km - 4400m climbing


The Etape stage up the Tourmalet and Soulor (second time for each) after the even steeper Marie Blanque completed with 46 riders in magnificent weather. Scenery as good as any I’ve seen anywhere in the mountains including the Himalayas and Andes.

This is premium content

You must be logged in to view premium stories.

Gated access promo

Subscribe for full access

Take out a print and online or online only subscription and you will get immediate access to:

  • Breaking industry news as it happens
  • Expert analysis and comment from industry leaders
  • Unlimited access to all stories, including premium content
  • Full access to all our online archive

To get access to premium content subscribe today

Alternatively REGISTER for a free trial to access up to 4 articles and sign up for email alerts

If you are already a registered user or a subscriber you can SIGN IN now