Beautiful day. Martin and I did a big loop around Lake Annecy via Col de l’Epine, Col du Marais and Col de Bluffy.
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One of the fun parts of riding in the Alps is reading the cycling graffiti on the roads.
Today’s route still has remnants of 2004 Tour de France Graffiti – including several artistic polka dot tributes to French hero Richard Virenque.
Forclaz is only an 8km climb but its very steep. Note the 13% grade road sign on the right side of Martin in the photo below. Great ride and pizza and frites in old Annecy afterwards. Stunning but very Hazy view of the lake below.
The Climb: 15.9 kms (9.9 miles); Ascent: 1,030 metres (3,380 feet) Google Route Map | GPX File | View in Google Earth Last day before a couple of weeks in Canada. The cold spell continues but the sun has finally returned. I road the Annecy cycling path to the end of Lake Annecy to [...]
We drove to beautiful lake Annecy to ride the bike path and found that it was closed due to the annual marathon. And the park beside the lake was a zoo, so we got on our bikes and went exploring the other way. And we discovered a great national park forest route up to a [...]