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.
Posts Tagged ‘mountains’
I bumped into a Chamoix – sort of a deer. Note the perfectly heart-shaped bum. Happy Valentine’s day.
That funny white thing with wings is a giant monument to the French Resistance.
Glieres was a major base in WW2 for the Maquis.
Mountain Math: One Medium climb + One Medium Climb = One Big Climb
2007 has been a great year on the bike.
This time of year, I like to look back through my blog with Doreen to remember some of the highlights.
The Venice of the Alps. Here are my top 5 Cycling Climbs from beautiful Lake Annecy.
My Fat Cyclist Jersey arrived and i was thrilled to christen it by riding up the Cormet de Roselend, a beautiful climb that was part of Stage 8 of this year’s Tour de France via the classic north route via Col du Meraillet. Fat Cyclist is a terrific cycling blog run by the Fat Cyclist [...]
Col du Galibier via Col du Telegraphe is the biggest climb in France in terms of altitude gain. I can get to the base of Telegraphe from home in an hour forty-five – as it starts right next to an autoroute – sweet.