Today my bike GPS was worth its weight in gold.
At 1844 metres, Col de Pierre Carrée just above Flaine ski station is the highest road I know in the area that is cleared virtually all year.
I brought along a domestique to make a little video of today’s fantastic climb.
OK, we are pushing it a bit. This is a great summer cycling climb.
There is a currently a lot of snow around. So it’s either stay on ploughed roads or brave the powder.
I hate riding indoors. But this week I logged 240 kilometers on the indoor trainer,…
This cyclosportive has become one of the most famous events on the European amateur cycling calendar. In part due to the beautiful surroundings, and in part due to the challenging course – including 5 passes above 2,000 metres.
It had never occurred to me that the legendary Joux Plane might be rideable in winter.
How does a 32 kilometres bike ride take over 5 hours? Ice, Ice, more ice, snow, hiking, etc.