I had never cycled the steep roads to Chalets de Bise and Refuge d’Ubine. And there is nothing better than doing a a couple of climbs for the first time and being pleasantly surprised.
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A really fun, but challenging four Col loop through the French part of Les Portes de Soleil ski region.
The plan was to cycle up Col de la Joux Verte.
I knew the road was still closed, but it’s been so warm we thought with mountain bikes that we’d be OK.
I bumped into a Chamoix – sort of a deer. Note the perfectly heart-shaped bum. Happy Valentine’s day.
Col du Grand Taillet is one of my favorite climbs – surrounded by mountains a little south of Thonon and Evian. It winds up mountain on a quiet road and there are always a couple of hair-turns directly below. At the Col you can add 4 more kms up to a well known panoramic belvedere [...]