Celebrate Geraint Thomas’ Tour De France Win With These Top Welsh Cycling Routes

This weekend, Geraint Thomas became the first ever Welshman to win cycling’s biggest prize as he took victory at the 2018 Tour de France. Geraint discovered his love of cycling at Maindy Flyers velodrome in Cardiff. Wales is a destination with a huge range of cycling routes and is the location for the start of the 2018 Tour of Britain on September 2nd this year. As the Welsh champion prepares to bring home the yellow jersey, the team over at Visit Wales have given us the lowdown on the best Welsh cycling routes, from lesser-known cycling gems, to lost lanes and cycling holiday destinations, as well as a selection of child-friendly routes for those making the most of the school summer holidays!   Cycle routes Bwlch y Groes, Gwynedd Not for the faint hearted, this is the highest tarmacked pass in Wales and a remorseless ascent over two miles. However, it’s included...

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