Looking for a 2013 calendar that features some of the most famous cycling climbs in France, Italy, and Switzerland? Here are two to choose from.
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I have had the good fortune to cycle Col du Glandon twice this summer. To watch the Tour, and on bike-only day. Nice.
To celebrate its 100th Tour de France birthday: A History of the legendary Col du Galibier
On the menu: Three huge climbs including the Tour’s usual annual visit up the legendary Col du Tourmalet as well as a challenging final climb to Luz-Ardiden
A Col du Tourmalet mountain top finish? I must have died and gone to cycling heaven. Yes, it is the Queen stage of the 2010 Tour de France. Do not miss this.
Stage 8 will be the first Alpine stage in the 2010 Tour de France.
The first mountain stage of the 2010 Tour de France. This stage is an “amuse bouche” (appetizer) for the Alps.
A great day watching the Epic stage 17 of the Tour de France.
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.
It’s been over 40 years since these magnificent climbs last appeared in the Tour de France.