There is a currently a lot of snow around. So it’s either stay on ploughed roads or brave the powder.
Jura Mountain Cycling Climbs
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How does a 32 kilometres bike ride take over 5 hours? Ice, Ice, more ice, snow, hiking, etc.
Believe it or not, I have yet to go cycling in 2009. Don’t worry, I haven’t been too lazy.
It’s 2009 and time for my 5th annual challenge!
Col de Crozet is in the middle of a tiny ski station in the Jura mountains above Geneva.
It was overcast all day in Geneva – on the other side of the mountains. A huge cloud wall was on top of the Juras. I was in a little sunny micro climate valley.
It’s tough to say much about Alpe d’huez that hasn’t been said a hundred times before. But I will say that October is a fantastic time.
The sign at the top said Combe Blanche. My book says Col de Puthod and Michelin maps says Col de la Vattay.
Regardless it’s a fantsatic, steep, deserted climb in the Jura mountains.
Mont Tendre is the highest point in the Swiss Jura mountains at 1,679 metres.
It’s another of those great, steep, deserted Jura roads climbing through the woods – with Alps views at the top.
Today, Barry, Martin, Fabian Cancellara and I rode the Gruyère Cycling Tour.