Respect the Highway Code, especially near junctions and traffic lights.
Use cycle paths where available.
Ride on the right side and do not cross over the middle separation, think about cars and motorcycles.
Never ride more than two abreast on the road
Always manage your speed.
Check a map of the region as routes are note sign-posted
Check the weather forecast before setting off. FYI: local forecast from Chamonix Meteo by telephone: 08 99 71 02 74 (recorded message); or online: www.chamonix-meteo.com
Get information on road works and closures which usually happen during spring or autumn. Some passes may be closed or challenging to ride especially downhill. FYI: Haute-Savoie Road info by telephone: 04 50 66 10 74 or online: www.cg74.fr