Enjoying the Tour de France festivities after cycling up Col du Glandon
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Located in the Hautes-Alpes, Risoul 1850 is the thirteenth biggest Ski Station in France. It…
I have had the good fortune to cycle Col du Glandon twice this summer. To watch the Tour, and on bike-only day. Nice.
Just for fun, a video preview of stage 10 including Col du Grand Colombier and Col de Richemond.
Stage 18 visits the roof of the Alps – with three massive climbs including the highest point in the 2011 Tour and the highest mountain top finish in Tour de France history.
Let’s rank the twenty-three biggest Tour de France climbs in terms of “difficulty” and then look at the 10 hardest in more detail.
On the menu: Three huge climbs including the Tour’s usual annual visit up the legendary Col du Tourmalet as well as a challenging final climb to Luz-Ardiden
Too much fun. See post for Video.
A Col du Tourmalet mountain top finish? I must have died and gone to cycling heaven. Yes, it is the Queen stage of the 2010 Tour de France. Do not miss this.