I had an absolute blast watching the Critérium du Dauphiné prologue in Grenoble today.
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Les Sept Laux (including Pipay & Prapoutel) is a small ski station in the Belledonne Alps between Chambéry and Grenoble. Much higher – hike-able in summer – is a plateau with 7 small lakes.
Another steep, quiet, scenic cycling climb near Grenoble.
Chamrousse is a ski resort high above Grenoble. It last featured in the Tour de France in 2001 as a Time Trial won by Armstrong. The routes starts in the attractive Spa town of Uriage-Les-Bains. The climb reminded me a bit of Les Arcs. Big wide sweeping roads with great views of the valley below [...]
Bike route 874637 – powered by Bikemap My first time cycling in the Chartreuse region of the Alps (surrounding Grenoble). Grenoble may be at the bottom of more major climbs than any other city. Today’s route passed 4 mountain cols and THEN the hard part started. The first 10 Kilometres were pretty hard along beautiful [...]