There is a currently a lot of snow around. So it’s either stay on ploughed roads or brave the powder.
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Fantastic loop around the Mont du Chat near Lake Bourget with Martin. We packed the car to capacity as Doreen came along and – still recovering from a cold – did three 17 km loops around Lake Aiguebelette – while Martin and I climbed a little. This loop is incredibly scenic and occasionally steep with [...]
Bike route 915819 – powered by Bikemap From a distance, looking at the TV tower a-top Mont du Chat – more than any climb I know – it seems impossible that it is cycleable. I love this climb. Often I write that “I felt strong” – well today I felt weak as a kitten. Partly [...]
3d Satellite View of Today’s Ride – click to Enlarge. MOM: We stayed in Aix-Les-Bains when you visited. The nice hotel with flowers etc. Where you had that huge fish stew with the crazy waiter.
44.9 km Think of that really short steep stretch on your local ride that you hate because it’s just a bit too hard. Now imagine it’s 13 kms long. I have had my eye on Mont du Chat for a couple of years. But partly due to fear, and partly because it is not a [...]