The goal is to provide details of this great route, but also provide you some route planning idea/options. Each post will feature a map that shows the official route, but also includes an option or two that I believe improves the route. Map, photos, profiles, etc.
The 2016 Tour du France route was announced this week. Every year, Tour organiser ASO…
Great cycling loop in the Aravis Alps. Map, profiles, and photos.
Mont Lachat (2050 metres) is the high point, with 360 degree views, of Le Grand…
Col de la Croix Fry features one of the most beautiful hairpins I know. A great winter Alps climb.
Sunday was car-free day @ Col des Aravis. Best part of the climb? The cheese tasting a kilometre from the col.
At Col des Aravis begins a terrific farm track all the way to Col de l’Arpettaz roughly 15 kms away. This was the highlight of the ride.
If the finish was closer to the top of a mountain, and there wasn’t Tourmalet next week, this might be called the Queen stage of the 2010 Tour.