Doreen has cycled up Alpe d’Huez, Ventoux, Galibier, etc. But she had never, ever cycled a century. At least not until today.
It’s tag line is “The most beautiful 10 miles in the world.”
It’s time to launch my 2009 big climbs map.
Call me stupid but I find it motivating to start each year with an empty map and try and fill it with rides.
At 1844 metres, Col de Pierre Carrée just above Flaine ski station is the highest road I know in the area that is cleared virtually all year.
I hate riding indoors. But this week I logged 240 kilometers on the indoor trainer,…
I consider this site a photoblog more than anything else. Anyone that rides with me has learned to tolerate frequent stops for photos (and for me to catch my breath).
At the base of Col de la Colombière, the quaint Savoie village of Le Grand Bornand will host a Tour de France stage for the 5th time in 2009 – the huge mountain stage 17.