The goal is to provide details of this great route, but also provide you some route planning idea/options. Each post will feature a map that shows the official route, but also includes an option or two that I believe improves the route. Map, photos, profiles, etc.
Beautiful cycling climb via the lesser known 3rd, tougher route, to Cormet de Roselend: via the beautiful Col du Pré.
The best weather of the year so far. Doreen and I were in Bourg St-…
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.