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    Lacets de Montvernier, Amazing road at the start of the climb to Col du Chaussy / Madeleine

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So you think you can climb? Lacets de Montvernier (The Hairpins of Montvernier), part of the Col du Chaussy, France. It's a 1,000m ascent. More: www.cycling-chall...

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Col de Tourmalet

cap de formentor, eastern spain

Best road I've ever driven in my life. Hamazing, Nus de sa Corbata. Carretera de sa Calobra

1913 9/7 rit 6 > Philippe Thys, Eugène Christophe, Marcel Buysse and Gustave Garrigou suffer the appalling roads of the time, here pictured in a Pyreneen stage. Thys wins the stage

Ride the Tour de France High Passes. 'Tourmalet remains one of the classic Tour ascents, drawing hordes of cycling pilgrims, as does Col du Galibier, the first Alpine climb introduced into the race (in 1911). Prime among the other famed climbs are the Alpe d’Huez (first raced in 1952) and Mont Ventoux (1951), rising mighty above the Rhône valley. All four passes have been ranked hors categorie, meaning they’re so steep as to be beyond classification.' <a href='' target='_blank' rel='nofollow'>www.lonelyplanet....</a>