Wed, 21 September 2011
Minimum altitude: 219 meters
Distance: 46.8 km
Slope Aspect: VariousTrip Reports
Vertical Climbed: 1,623 meters (5,325 feet)
Vertical Descended: 1,671 meters
Decided to meet the missus and one of her friends in Grenoble for lunch. The idea was to cycle in and come back by car. To add a bit of adventure I took in two alpine cols: the Col du Coq and the Col de Porte. The Col de Porte north side is only around 400 meters of climbing but was a bit of a challenge after the Col du Coq. 1h32 for the Col du Coq, very hard on the last hairpins - must buy new gears (53x39 chainset with a 13x25 rear).