Cycling up Alpe d’Huez? There is more to do than just the usual Tour de France route.
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.
I am just going to start with the video. Woohoo! Then I’ll explain the route (and, as usual, add too…
Col de Portet d’Aspet is the descent where Fabio Casartelli tragically crashed and died during the 1995 Tour de France. This is the monument to his memory.