It is still too early for the high Alps roads to be open. But I thought I’d climb some beautiful roads and see how high I could get.
September in the Alps can be beautiful ….. and much quieter now that the tourist season is over.
A superb day climbing in the French Alps. The plan was for two long, beautiful, but not too steep, climbs.
With five climbs and some of the steepest stretches in the entire Tour, this stage (along with Ventoux) will be the toughest test of the race.
Day 2 – after the hail, the weather has cleared. Today we cycled Col des…
Famous for the eponymous cheese, Beaufort is one of the best bases for fabulous climbs in the north French Alps.
Here is a preview of stage two of the upcoming July 2008 Lost Boys Tour d’Enfer.
Day 2: La Clusaz to Bourg-Saint-Maurice
The Stage: Approximately 92 kilometres (57 miles); Ascent: 3,030 metres (9,940 feet)
My Fat Cyclist Jersey arrived and i was thrilled to christen it by riding up…