The Twenty Highest Paved Cycling Climbs in France. Maps, photos, route descriptions, etc.
The Plateau de Chambaran is just to the south of the much higher, more savage Vercors Massif. This cycling loop managed 6 cols for the most part on super quiet roads.
Near the entrance to the “cycling-mecca” Maurienne valley is a great little road winding up through the woods to Col de Champlaurent. Ten fairly steep kilometres, lots of hairpins and virtually no traffic.
Near Geneva many of the best Nordic Ski locations are at the top of interesting cycling climbs.
Col de Crozet. Mountain Biking in the Jura Mountains. Map, photos, route description.
Great cycling loop in the Aravis Alps. Map, profiles, and photos.
Three 2015 “Cycling the Alps Calendars.” Road Biking, Mountain Biking and Alpine Cows.
A close up view of cycling the amazing Lacets de Monvrenier. Hairpin Heaven. They will appear in the 2015 Tour de France stage 18. Photo, description, maps, etc.
Beyond Alpe d’Huez: The Best Cycling Climbs from Bourg d’Oisans