This is easily the steepest 10 kilometre stretch of paved road I have ever cycled. Ouch. This is a road…

It’s getting colder and the high Alps has fresh snow. With lots of lousy weather in the immediate forecast, my…


Broadly speaking, the famous climbs of the Pyrénées can be split into two categories:
Old mountains routes & Purpose built roads up to newish ski stations.

Today’s ride was one of each type.