Near Geneva many of the best Nordic Ski locations are at the top of interesting cycling climbs.
Here are my ten favourite alpine Road Bike Climbs of 2014. Links to maps, photos, ride details.
Great cycling loop in the Aravis Alps. Map, profiles, and photos.
Cycling Mont Salève. Autumn photos of this great mountain.
Here is a comprehensive map of almost a 100 road bike cycling climbs all across Switzerland.
Hopefully to help me plan some trips. 🙂
A history of the greatest cycling climb in the world – from 1820 to the present. Including descriptions and photos of all three sides.
The sign at the top said Combe Blanche. My book says Col de Puthod and Michelin maps says Col de la Vattay.
Regardless it’s a fantsatic, steep, deserted climb in the Jura mountains.
A beautiful but challenging mountain bike route above Gruyere.
And once finished – starving, Barry and I ordered all-you-can-eat authentic alpine soup from the local chalet restaurant. Barry even offered to cook. Delicious!
Today I climbed the “Classic” Col du Joly.
Woohooo! I cross the finish line at today’s Tour of Switzerland well before the pros – my first stage victory!