Many of the most famous climbs in the alps have days where they are closed to motor traffic, reserved for cyclists. Nice.
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A beautiful April day – there may still be skiing at Alpe d’Huez – but the cycling wasn’t bad either.
Near Geneva many of the best Nordic Ski locations are at the top of interesting cycling climbs.
If you don’t like a little bike pushing and carrying then you best ignore this post.
Col de la Madeleine is one of the very toughest climbs in France. Here’s a third, super tough, but less famous way up. Plus a fun detour.
Just south-west of Grenoble, the Vercors massif must be one of the most interesting places to cycle in France.
I like to consider myself a fairly good “Col Hunter.” But my friend Bastien is a true expert.
I had never cycled the steep roads to Chalets de Bise and Refuge d’Ubine. And there is nothing better than doing a a couple of climbs for the first time and being pleasantly surprised.
Col du Joly is a perfect example of the many challenging, beautiful and quiet climbs that cyclotourists bypass while riding the Route des Grandes Alpes.