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Oh! Soleil! 🌞🌞🌞
I'd not ridden this loop over the Col de la Poya since pre-lockdown.
Ski club training
More for fun, we hired the Col de Porte rollerski track for a Saturday morning session of skating and exercises.
Run to the Orionde
I don't remember running the Orionde but as it is not far from home and I had other things to do I decided to give it a try. It is a bit steep in most places so it was largely a fast walk.
Due to the lockdown I think this is the first Murianette on road bike this year.
First snows of autumn
It had rained all day but the weather said sun from 4pm, it started drying out at 3pm so I gave it an hour or so for the roads to be good.
Col du Pré Long
Very hard climb due to bad back and a top gear that didn't engage properly. The road to the power station has been resurfaced for some reason, very smooth now.
Rollerski Col de la Croix des Adrets, Belledonne, French Alps
I'd been thinking about this climb and the logistics. In the end I drove over the col and left a bike then parked at Tencin and climbed up on classic rollerskis.
A new way to the Col des Ayes for me, Via les Hurtieres (pretty climb with almost no cars) then in the village via the Col de la Croix de Theys and a 2km gravel section to rejoin les Berts and the col
Cormet de Roselend Nordic Skiing
Ok it is well known that a number of mountain passes in Europe are suitable for late season nordic skiing or crust skiing as it is sometime called.
Sunday Lauteret Feeling
Rebooting my cycling career with another climb across the valley, apart from the danger of being squashed by a speeding driver crossing over the valley it is much closer than the right bank for climbs
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