Stage 19 of the 2016 Tour de France is a tough north French Alps mountain…
Not the longest or toughest loop, but very scenic, bike friendly, and occasionally crazy steep. Plus the best view of Lake Annecy from a road bike:
Col de l’Aulp and Col de la Forclaz – great secret climb above Lake Annecy.
The Venice of the Alps. Here are my top 10 Cycling Climbs from beautiful Lake Annecy.
If you want to cycle a loop around lake Annecy, here are a few tips:
In 1967 a local farmer – Jean Poncet – joined two mountain forestry roads, one from Queige the other from Venthon creating this fantastic “Col.”
Simon posted a comment describing how great this route was. That was all the motivation I needed.
I am not sure why it has taken me this long to cycle up to Signal de Bisanne. Perhaps fear!