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The huge mountain massif between Grenoble and Chambéry is the Parc naturel régional de Chartreuse. Beautiful mountains and some great cycling.

Another steep, quiet, scenic cycling climb near Grenoble.

My legs needed a day off, but the sirens of the Dauphiné were calling my name.

On a last second whim, I jumped in the car to the base of Col du Granier – the first climb in today’s race.

This climb is most famous as the last climb on the 1958 Tour de France…