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Ovronnaz and up to Lac de Fully

Ovronnaz is a little ski station in the Valais region of Switzerland that has featured recently in the Tour de Suisse. It’s a beautiful and steep 10 kilometre climb. Vineyards down low, south facing for plenty of sun on a cool November day, and dozens of amazing hairpins:

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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.

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Col du Joly Unpaved

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

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Col de Port and Col d’Agnes

I am in the Pyrénées mountains for the first time ever. For the first ride, I cycled the last two big climbs that will be included in stage 8 of the upcoming 2009 Tour de France – Col de Port and Col d’Agnes. Paradise.