Browsing: alps

French Alps
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Pré means meadow in French – so Col des Prés clumsily translated means “mountain pass of the meadows.”

Cycling
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Col de Solaison seems only to be there for the pleasure of tourists, and amateur climbing cyclists in particular.”


– Atlas des Cols des Alpes

French Alps
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One of the fun parts of riding in the Alps is reading the cycling graffiti on the roads.

Today’s route still has remnants of 2004 Tour de France Graffiti – including several artistic polka dot tributes to French hero Richard Virenque.

Cycling Happy Italians
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List of Climbs All years – (excludes repeats; for some of the more famous climbs…

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