"“To be honest I don’t think that people who ride bikes should necessarily race. I’m just really happy to see someone riding a bike and enjoying themselves. I’ve met so many women here on the Haute Route – lots of Brits actually – who are just really enjoying the challenge and it’s really impressive what they are doing. I mean, they don’t train full-time like me, they have to do real jobs or bring up kids and things. But it’s really nice to be around and see.”"