No matter how much you cycle in the Alps, there are always new climbs to…
That funny white thing with wings is a giant monument to the French Resistance.
Glieres was a major base in WW2 for the Maquis.
Day Four of the Tour d’Enfer will see the Tour de France go by us. This preview suggests a few ways to watch.
As the last big mountain day, this stage could decide the entire race.
Pré means meadow in French – so Col des Prés clumsily translated means “mountain pass of the meadows.”
Don’t worry, only one climb today. It does happen to be the LONGEST climb in France.
Here is a preview of stage two of the upcoming July 2008 Lost Boys Tour d’Enfer.
Day 2: La Clusaz to Bourg-Saint-Maurice
The Stage: Approximately 92 kilometres (57 miles); Ascent: 3,030 metres (9,940 feet)
Here is stage one of the upcoming July 2008 Lost Boys Tour d’Enfer. A trip organized by my friend Leslie that will include people from the USA, Canada, France, Turkey, Germany, and Switzerland.
Winter is for dreaming. Here are five great French Alps climbs all over 2,000 metres that to-date I have not yet cycled.