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Maratea – IT

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A spectacular coastal climb ride that will take you up to the giant Jesus statue that watches over the abandoned mountain top village & Tyrrhenian coastline of Maratea just south of Naples & Amalfi. The ride starts & ends with a 5km warm up & cool down along the coast with a fairly steady 10km long climb to the top …

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Normandy Mont Saint Michel – FR

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This very easy ride starts along one of the many abandoned railway tracks that’s been converted into rather scenic cycling paths called locally ‘Voies Verte’ or Green Ways. You will spend about half the ride on these wooded gravel paths heading west towards the sea. The 2nd half of the ride hits the tarmac with a few small hills before …

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Lago d’Iseo Lombardy – IT

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Lago d’Iseo is Lombardys 4th largest lake, surrounded by spectacular mountains & hills. The western shore is very popular with cyclists being almost completely flat, quiet & with fewer tunnels then the western side. This short ride is ideal for recovery or anyone wanting 40-50minutes of stunning roads. Difficulty – Very Easy In Production – Not available yet

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Grossglockner – Bruck Side

In Bucketlist, Germany/Austria, Mountains, Short Rides, Tablet IOS/Android by PhilLeave a Comment

The Großglockner is one of the most famous mountain passes in the world. The road across the pass was constructed in the thirties, especially to grant the Austrians better access to the wonderful mountainous landscapes and glaciers. The 35 km ride starts in the village of Bruck at about 800m and takes you up the popular northern side of the …

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Zoncolan

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One of Europe’s top 10 cycling bucket list Climbs & also the toughest. The ride starts with a fairly good gentle warm up heading south along the Valley that the Zoncolan overlooks.  Filmed in sunny weather & featuring a Spanish cycling team that are spread out most of the way up this challenging climb. Most of the bends feature images …

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Luz Ardiden

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One of the last major Tour de France climbs of the Pyrenees that we have not until now filmed.  This climb became notorious when Lance Armstrong became entangled in a spectators bag & had to chase back to the leaders.  This climb is fairly hard with not a lot of easy grades to rest on. constant climbing although most of …