Col de la Madone: the climb that Lance made famous (video).
What is more beautiful than cycling in the high Alps? Cycling in the Alps up to an alpine lake!
I find that making myself a map showing all the great climbs in an area is extremely motivating.
Especially since it reminds me all the climbs that I have never done.
A list of most of the highest unpaved cycling roads in the Alps. Photos, maps, profiles, etc. Including 5 that reach +3000 metres.
I am in the Pyrénées mountains for the first time ever. For the first ride, I cycled the last two big climbs that will be included in stage 8 of the upcoming 2009 Tour de France – Col de Port and Col d’Agnes. Paradise.
Mont Ventoux – A More Detailed Look