This is a tough, very fun, five col loop that requires a mountain bike to…
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A perfect day, I decided to visit Col du Galibier one last time before it closes until next June – it should snow there tomorrow. Photos, profile, map
The 2016 Tour du France route was announced this week. Every year, Tour organiser ASO…
Very challenging, super scenic, five col mountain bike loop up to Les Grandes Platières (2480m). With amazing views of Mont Blanc at the summit.
Cycling above 3000 metres. Super fun mountain bike ride to the top of an Alp above Val Thorens ski station.
Superb 22 kilometre mountian bike climb to Col du Jovet – 2404 metres – from Bozel. Quiet, high, and beautiful.
Cycling from Col Bayard up the steep and scenic Col de Gleize. And further on unpaved forest trails.
A challenging but beautiful mountain bike climb to Col du Joly with great views of Mont Blanc.
Le Cycle magazine calls Mont Colombis one of the most difficult climbs greater than 10 kilometres in France. It is in the same league of difficulty as Grand Colombier, Relais du Mont du Chat, and Col du Granon.
Two beautiful, quiet cycling climbs in the Hautes Alpes. I’ll need to return when there is less fog so I can enjoy the famous views from Notre Dame de la Salette. Map, photos, etc.