Col du Galibier

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Merry X-Mas

We are just starting a week cycling in the South Alps. On the way south we drove by the Col du Galibier — easily one of the top three climbs in France.

So we stopped off at the Col du Lauteret to climb the last 9 kms from the South side. A beautiful day and cyclists everywhere. The last kilometre is steep (see 12% photo) but Doreen persevered for her first Galibier. Chapeau. Now off to the South for some big climbs.

 

 

Galibier

Galibier

Galibier  

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Happiest while cycling uphill. More enthusiastic than talented, my 2014 Challenge is to cycle 50 great rides, slowly.

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