Day five’s challenge will be the biggest vertical ascent climb in France.
No matter how much you cycle in the Alps, there are always new climbs to…
That funny white thing with wings is a giant monument to the French Resistance.
Glieres was a major base in WW2 for the Maquis.
Day Four of the Tour d’Enfer will see the Tour de France go by us. This preview suggests a few ways to watch.
As the last big mountain day, this stage could decide the entire race.
I knew it was a stupid idea, but at least I had a backup plan.
Oh, and no parking your tank here!
Pré means meadow in French – so Col des Prés clumsily translated means “mountain pass of the meadows.”
Don’t worry, only one climb today. It does happen to be the LONGEST climb in France.