For those road cyclists in the midst who want an epic challenge for the end of the Southern Hemisphere winter, but Northern summer jump over to Haute Route.
Haute Route run cycling events that cover ‘the highest and toughest cyclosportives in the world’. You can ride the Alps, the Pyrenees and the Dolomites in August 2015.
According to Haute they offer, “professional level event organisation including medical teams, mechanical support, rolling road security, film crews and, of course, massages, you will be 100% immersed in the world of cycling for seven unforgettable days.
Rookie or expert, you will tackle the highest, steepest, most world-renowned cycling terrain. You will push yourself to your physical and mental limits – and experience what it’s really like to ‘ride like a pro’.”