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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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Cap Corse – Corsica

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Ride up the 40km long spectacular peninsula at the northern end of the island of Corsica.  The ride starts just outside the town of Bastia, on the easy eastern side, takes you to the northern tip of the island with views of the italian island of Elba (also available as a Tacx ride). You then have a single 400m high climb …

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Cap Corse – Corsica

A epic coastline ride round the Cap Corse peninsula on the rugged Mediterranean island of Corsica. Starts with a easy warm up along the east coast before taking on the rugged west coast with spectacular cliff top views of some amazing coast line.  

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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 …

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Beaujolais Cycle Tour – FR

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Buy Now A wonderful rolling hills springtime tour that starts & ends in the world famous vineyards. This ride is not just about the wine though as it also  takes you deep into the rolling hills of the Haute Beaujolais with its patchwork quilt farmland & forgotten hamlets & villages. Mostly very easy farm roads with a scattering of challenges …

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Alpine Classic 2014 – The Marmotte – FR

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This Blu Ray includes the entire Marmotte Cyclosportive route as a single stage. Each Climb is also available as a separate short download. This is probably the worlds most famous Alpine cyclosportive event finishing at the top of l’Alpe d’Huez after taking on the well known icons of the Glandon Telegraphe & Galibier. This ride is filmed in super weather in …

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Raid Pyrenees Part 10 , Hendaye – ‘The Atlantic!’

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BUY NOW The Raid Pyrenees (Raid Pyrénéen) is an epic coast to coast route from the Mediterranean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean. Take on the challenge, climb the individual mountains one by one and reach the Atlantic. This ride follows on from the T2055.77  Col d’Ispeguy – ES.   This is the final stage of  this 700km long mountain ride between …

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Col du Tourmalet

In Bucketlist, France, Mountains, Short Rides, Tablet IOS/Android by Phil

2014 Etape du Tour – Tourmalet This Tacx download film contains the legendary climb of the Col du Tourmalet, the first Pyrenees mountain that was ever included in the route of the Tour de France. From the village of Sainte-Marie de Campan you take the famous D918 road to the ski resort of La Mongie and the final 4 kilometres …

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Raid Pyrenees II 2013 – FR

In Blu Ray 150km+, France, Mountains by Phil

One of the toughest Tacx films ever, full of climbs Part 2 of the epic coast to coast route from the Mediterranean Sea to the Atlantic Ocean is one of the toughest films Tacx has ever made, full of climbs that have played a part in the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España. Part 2 of this Blu-ray series …

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Route du Hautacam – 5 Stage Grand Tour

In Cycle Tour, France, Short Rides by Phil

Filmed in Apil 2014 this is a 5 Stage incredibly scenic ride over mostly very easy rolling roads until the foot of the Hautacam where you can either finish or take it on as a challenge.  The Ride will start in the northern end of the Gers (Gascony) & head south to the snow covered Pyrenees which slowly grow in size. …

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Col du Grand Ballon – FR

In France, Mountains, Short Rides, Tablet IOS/Android by Phil

Snowy mountain in the Vosges Filmed in early April 2013 this ride in the Vosges mountains up to the top of the Grand Ballon will give you a view of the climb that many cyclists will never see. Due to the very late winter the trees are still far from starting to bud. The climb starts in the village of Willer-sur-Thur with …