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Along with “L’Etape du Tour” – it is probably the most famous – and one of the the most challenging – Cyclosportive in France.

174 kilometres (108 miles) and 5,000 metres vertical ascent (16,400 feet)!

Today I cycled up the Col du Glandon and the Col de la Croix de Fer (23 km climb and about 5,000 feet vertical) to watch the second huge Alps stage in the Tour de France.

This was the 2006 Tour de France stage when Landis hit a wall – the day before his “miraculous” comeback.

Classic Hors Categorie Climb deep in the French Alps. It will be in the Tour…