A fairly magical route climbing both the French and Italian sides of Col du Mont Cenis, as well as a brilliant detour up to the Col du Petit Mont Cenis.
A map of big cycling climbs in the Dolomites region of Italy. Along with photos and descriptions of five great routes.
From Geneva, it’s only a 90 minute drive (including a dash through the Mont Blanc tunnel) to Morgex, Italy and the base of these two fantastic climbs.
Above: The Italian side. This is one of the truly great alpine passes. If Napoleon…
The Giro announced it’s 2011 route yesterday. Here’s the toughest climb. Sweet!
Looking for a 2011 calendar that features some of the great Alps climbs of France, Italy, and Switzerland?
Cycling up Mortirolo: One of the steepest climbs regularly raced up – appearing 10 times in the Giro since 1990 – always from this side starting in Mazzo.
There are three ways to cycle up Stelvio. The north-east side is the most famous. Today, I explored the other two ways.