La Clusaz to La Clusaz

20 mi (32 km), 4,000 ft vertical (1,200 m)

After an overnight flight on delightful Swiss Air, Mark Loftis and Mai Yee make their way from the airplane to the main terminal at Geneva.

After dribbling through customs, the entire group comes together for the first time.

A small chartered bus transports everyone into France and up into the mountains.

Lots of anticipation.

At the hotel in La Clusaz, the view from Ted and Timothy’s balcony.

After dropping luggage in their respective rooms, everyone shows up downstairs to put their bicycles together. It becomes a big party.

How many guys does it take to put Marcy’s bicycle together?

Oscar sets his wheel straight.