A couple of truly beautiful Cols in the Swiss “Vaudoise” Alps. Col de la Croix will feature in next week’s Tour de Romandie.
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Starting from UCI headquarters in Aigle, Switzerland – these are two beautiful climbs into the Vaudoise alps.
Doreen and I spent a great weekend following various cycling routes around Gstaad.
Not the hardest ride (or easiest) …. but almost the entire route is above 1000 metres and it is beautiful.
Freshly returned from Wales, I was up at 5:00 am to pick up Martin and Barry and head to Gruyere, Switzerland for the 125 km Gruyere Cycling Tour. A challenging but fantastic route through the Alps across three medium cols. Final count showed over 2000 participants and the first hour or so was great fun [...]
63.3 km We had planned to drive to the french alps and climb the famous Col de Galibier, but a small bout of insomnia made me reconsider. Instead I did a terrific ride from the beautiful ,medievil town of gruyère, past the posh ski resort of Gstaad and then up the Col du Pillon. It’s [...]