Some shameless Col hunting in the north-west corner of the French Jura mountains. 6 very…
Known locally as the European Grand Canyon, the Gorges de l’Ardèche is a 30 kilometre-long canyon between Vallon-Pont-d’Arc and Saint-Martin-d’Ardèche. It’s paradise on a bike. Map, photos, etc.
A relatively challenging 80 kilometre loop including Col de la Croix Fry, Col des Aravis, Gorges de l’Arly, Annecy Bike Path, and Col du Marais.
This final cycling stage finishes at the sea. Map, photos, route descriptions, additional ride ideas, etc.
This stage includes cycling the highest paved mountain pass in Europe: Col de l’Iseran. Map, photos, route descriptions, additional ride ideas, etc.
The goal is to provide details of this great route, but also provide you some route planning idea/options. Each post will feature a map that shows the official route, but also includes an option or two that I believe improves the route.
The end of my 11th annual cycling challenge! I think I even still had hair…
Merry Christmas to everyone. I enjoyed my annual Santa ride, this time up the steep side of Mont Salève. Usually the top should be closed due to snow, but it’s currently a heat wave.
Col de Crozet, in the French Jura mountains, is an excellent, very quiet, unpaved road up through a small ski station. This is a perfect mountain bike climb to get “above the clouds”