Sunday was car-free day @ Col des Aravis. Best part of the climb? The cheese tasting a kilometre from the col.
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If the finish was closer to the top of a mountain, and there wasn’t Tourmalet next week, this might be called the Queen stage of the 2010 Tour.
A near perfect day (apart from bonking) Col hunting around the Mountain des Vorès above Col des Saisies.
I am not sure why it has taken me this long to cycle up to Signal de Bisanne. Perhaps fear!
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 Aravis, Col des Saisies, and Cormet de Roselend. I rode mainly with Scott and Tim – great company. Bike route 287855 – powered by Bikemap
Wow, I am tired!
Attracting several thousand riders, the Time-Megeve cyclosportive is one of the bigger cycling events in France.
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)
Col des Saisies will be in the 2006 Tour de France on the last huge mountain day – ending in Morzine. The ride starts in Beaufort (famous for its cheese). This little valley is hard to get to … even the main road is a narrow winding affair. Beaufort is a cycling mecca — and [...]