Here are ten great routes from 2013 along with some photos that I quite liked. Happy New Year.
A short video enjoying a beautiful day visiting Col du Galibier.
I had been thinking about this project, ever since Philippe, Xavier, and I watched the sunrise up Mont Ventoux
To celebrate its 100th Tour de France birthday: A History of the legendary Col du Galibier
Stage 18 visits the roof of the Alps – with three massive climbs including the highest point in the 2011 Tour and the highest mountain top finish in Tour de France history.
Let’s rank the twenty-three biggest Tour de France climbs in terms of “difficulty” and then look at the 10 hardest in more detail.
Every time I have cycled Galibier, I have eyed a nearby old military road full of hairpins.
Painful fun. 174 kilometres, 5000 metres ascent (+16000 feet), over 3 of the most famous climbs in France.
One of the best base locations for cycling big and famous Tour de France climbs.