Winter is for dreaming. Here are five great French Alps climbs all over 2,000 metres that to-date I have not yet cycled.
My wife likes to laugh at me and my “exhausted” photos
Tim is a friend of a friend. He recently completed a 12 month, 14,000 km cycling tour of Asia
Glad to see Tim has his bike helmet on.
Col de Solaison seems only to be there for the pleasure of tourists, and amateur climbing cyclists in particular.”
- Atlas des Cols des Alpes
One of the fun parts of riding in the Alps is reading the cycling graffiti on the roads.
Today’s route still has remnants of 2004 Tour de France Graffiti – including several artistic polka dot tributes to French hero Richard Virenque.
I have always avoided any sort of formal cycling training. I just have little desire to do the sort of regimented sessions that I read about in training books.
Luckily, around Geneva the hilly roads are perfect for interval training.
List of Climbs All years – (excludes repeats; for some of the more famous climbs…