I was the last day of my five-day Haute-Alpes trip. Not much better way to finish than visiting the beautiful and famous Col d’Izoard.
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Bike route 616048 – powered by Bikemap Day 5 of the Tour d’Enfer. Everyone else took a bus to cycle the north side of Galbier. I wanted to do something new, so my plan was to finally cycle up the Col du Granon. Summit: 2,404 metres (7,890 feet) The Climb: 16.5 kms (10.3 miles); Ascent: [...]
While many rested their sore legs in the hotel, Ralph and I went to watch the Tour de France at the top of Col du Galibier.
Winter is for dreaming. Here are five great French Alps climbs all over 2,000 metres that to-date I have not yet cycled.
June 10th – Well it seemed almost impossible to top the Col d’Iseran but the famous Galibier did just that. This is a legendary climb and at 2,640 meters is just lower than Col d’Iseran and will feature again in ths years Tour de France. We drove up Galibier from the East side through the [...]