Here are ten “Cycling Hairpin” photos from this year that I quite liked.
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I checked the webcam for Manigod ski station and the roads looked clear enough. So I drove to Thones and climbed the Col de la Croix Fry. This was the last climb in stage 17 of the 2004 Tour de France when Armstrong beat Kloden by about an inch. The stats don’t look too hard […]
Tuesday, I complained about Col du Granier not being as good as expected. Well this was the opposite. What a fantastic ride. Just north of Thonon-Les-Bains, south of Lake Geneva, turning of a busy road, suddenly there is a well-paved,tiny road with absolutely no traffic. It hairpins up a the side of a mountain,leading to […]
Despite having climbed many of the hardest and biggest routes in France, there is a climb that starts from my backyard that I have been scared to attempt. Our new house is at the foot of a little mountain – Le Salève – that overlooks Geneva and blocks our view of Mont Blanc. It stands […]