A gigantic climb that I’d long dreamed of cycling.
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If you’re touring the RGA it’s worth stopping for a day in Beaufort and taking a detour up to Col du Joly.
A challenging but really fun three Col loop, with two of the Cols not really designed for bikes.
You know it’s a difficult loop when Col de Joux Plane is the easy climb.
At the risk of repeating myself, the Jura mountains are an incredible place for steep, big, beautiful, deserted cycling climbs.
Back in May, we hiked up to Chalet des Auges above Col des Glières. We were astonished to see a mountain biker there. Upon interrogation we discovered that there is a terrible quality, old road up the back way, starting in Entremont.
A fantastic mountain biking loop starting from Megève ski station.
Every time I have cycled Galibier, I have eyed a nearby old military road full of hairpins.
I had no idea of the plan, but I knew that we wouldn’t be doing something as standard as climbing Alpe d’Huez.