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Col de l’Iseran — Car-free Day

The other weekend Doreen and I went to Val d’Isère to cycle Col de l’Iseran the highest paved mountain pass in Europe – and definitely one of the most beautiful.


Handy Tips: How to Get Photographed by the Pros

I take LOTS of photos while cycling. And occasionally I even take a good photo or two.

But when riding in Cyclosportives or along famous climbs there are often professional photographers along the route. Need help posing?


Jura Mountains: France & Switzerland

I find that making myself a map showing all the great climbs in an area is extremely motivating.

Especially since it reminds me all the climbs that I have never done.


Fort de la Platte (and above)

Bourg St. Maurice is at the very start of four famous road bike climbs: Col de l’Iseran, Cormet de Roselend,…