This is cycling paradise with signed routes everywhere, perfectly surfaced roads up high, and scenery to die for.
The French Alps are savage and exciting. But the Swiss Alps always seem picture-postcard beautiful.
The 62nd Tour de Romandie started today. Romandie (Romandy) is the French region of Switzerland so the entire Tour is near me. Eric, Katy and I went to watch the prologue on the lake front of downtown Geneva.
I spend a lot of time searching for climbs.
But it’s worth remembering how much fun relaxed, social rides can be with friends.
I knew it was a stupid idea, but at least I had a backup plan.
Oh, and no parking your tank here!
I’d like to think I may have taught Martin some great Swiss cycling routes and also introduced him to the challenges of cycling uphill.
But there is no doubt that he has taught me the most important aspect to my cycling routine: The post ride meal / beer session.
Thomas, a triathlete who lives in Lausanne on the other side of Lake Geneva, wrote a little review of my blog – but unfortunately I couldn’t understand it.
Luckily, my good friend Leslie speaks German.
COLD! I am really pushing this late season climbing thing. But I had plenty of layers and my balaclava. So the descent wasn’t too horrible. Another great Jura mountain climb route without seeing a single car.
As the weather gets colder, I am making good progress towards my target – with…