Doreen joined us in Barcelonnette last night! While some people decided to take a rest day, a few of us opted for a light climb up the beautiful Col de la Cayolle. Col de la Cayolle Summit: 2,326 metres (7,630 feet) The Climb: 29.4 kms (18.3 miles); Ascent: 1,200 metres (3,940 feet); It’s not the [...]
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Stage 6 will see the Tour d’Enfer climb the mythic Col d’Izoard. Perhaps most famous for the exploits of Fausto Coppi and Louison Bobet.
There may not be a better base in the French Alps for cycling than Barcelonnette.
It is literally surrounded by mountains looking to be climbed.
Day five’s challenge will be the biggest vertical ascent climb in France.
Day Four of the Tour d’Enfer will see the Tour de France go by us. This preview suggests a few ways to watch.
Don’t worry, only one climb today. It does happen to be the LONGEST climb 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)
Here is stage one of the upcoming July 2008 Lost Boys Tour d’Enfer. A trip organized by my friend Leslie that will include people from the USA, Canada, France, Turkey, Germany, and Switzerland.