Schwarzwald 2014 – DE

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Distance 98km  : Climbing Elev 2,883m

A steady endurance training ride through the Black Forest. This well known nature reserve is a protected Natural Park in Germany. This film will take you across some of the more well known hills & countryside, through dark woods with high pine trees and past authentic villages. This new version of the Schwarzwald follows a route cycled & recommended by one of our Tacx community & is based this time in the more open southern part of the National Park. Filmed in November 2014 on a smoky sunny Autumn day with plenty of colour still in the trees.

 

The route follows the same roads recommended by Neza van der Leeuw from the Tacx Forum.  He stayed with a cycling pal in Ballrechten-Dottingen, near Staufen, in a great little hotel in the middle of the vineyards, with a garage for the bikes: http://www.landhaus-zur-badischen-weinstrasse.de/

Some pics from filming the route in November 2014

 

Sestriere, Giro 2015

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This ride lengthens the spectacular Finestre climb with the final miles to the finish of the Giro 2015 stage to Sestriere. Starts with a spectacular descent & then gentle climb on empty wide roads with plenty of autumn colour.

Etape du Tour 2015, La Toussuire

The final climb of the Etape du Tour 2015 made famous in the 2012 Tour when Chris Froome  attacked & briefly dropped his team mate Bradley Wiggins.

This is a fairly easy climb done on its own that has two parts separated with a brief period of recovery. The ride actually starts at the top of the Lacets de Montvernier & descends the road that the actual Etape du Tour will climb. Its also the same stretch of road that will feature in the final of stage 18.  Its probably one of the best days of the year to ride this climb with autumn colours & fresh snow  towards the ski resorts at the top.

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Etape du Tour 2015, Col du Chaussy – FR

Ride the 1st climb of the 2015 Etape du Tour via the scenic 18 Lacets de Montvernier. Filmed in the Autumn of 2014 the day after the route was announced.

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Utrecht 2015- with Lars Boom

Early morning recon ride of the 2015 Tour de France Grand depart prologue time trial round the Dutch city of Utrecht with top Tour de France hard man Lars Boom, winner of the notorious Roubaix cobbles stage of 2014.

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Passo del Mortirolo – Giro 2015

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Ride one of the most feared mountains in pro racing & a major obstacle of the 2015 Giro d’Italia,  Starts with a short easy warm up but once the real climbing starts there is no rest & no escape, pure grit is needed for this one! You will have to dig deep.

Ventoux 2014, Part 3 – Sault

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The final part of the 3 part Grand Tour of the Ventoux takes you up the lesser known side from the village of Sault. This is the easy way to climb the Ventoux but also the longest side.

Full route including all 3 stages map

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