My friends know I am scared of tunnels. I am a coward. The Alps are filled with hundreds and hundreds of tunnels. So I have slowly learned to embrace my fears – often leading to some pretty fun experiences.
The high Alps cols are starting to open – woohoo. It can be fun to climb a col just as it opens, as usually a little snow is still around.
A very nice loop in the Valle d’Aosta, Italy. While in Italy, Valle d’Aosta has…
Here is a list of big Alpine cycling climbs that have car-free, bike only days for 2014
Quiet, challenging, scenic, with a beautiful summit. And in summer, a great Alpine chalet restaurant just below La Dôle makes this a favourite cycling climb.
Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne is the start town for one of the greatest climbs in cycling: Col du…