Quality Hotel Le Cervolan Chambery - Voglans
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Just arrived in Lyon earlier today from Prague. Met up with our friends Simon and Angela from England we met last year in Vietnam. Had a wonderful dinner and got caught up on things. Hoping to watch the Tour de France when it passes through Lyon later tomorrow afternoon. More site seeing and great food will be the order for the next several days …
In the hope of getting out of the bad weather of Les Deux Alpes, we headed for our next stop near Lac De Paladru, unfortunately we didn't, if anything the weather was worse with almost constant rain for the 2days we stayed, we were still recovering from our bugs so we again spent most of our time in the van..
We took a couple of walks out in between the showers so again not much to report here....
Just a pin in the map!
Hairpins, hairpins, hairpins that was the order of the day climbing this little gem just outside of Ugine. The Col De L'Arpettaz is the most enjoyable climb I have ever done. 16km of beauty on a small backroad. The only reason the tour has not ridden this is due to how narrow it is. Towards the summit is is not much more that the width of a standard bike path.
A mixture ...
... that had checked us in was actually the owner of the hotel and she was helped by her son and daughter in law.
Somewhat sated I took some time to wash off the sweat from the bike. I had to dismantle the front fork stem from the frame and pull out the bearing set to clean that all off. The salt from the sweat had eaten its way in and was starting to cause some rust to build up, which is not a good thing. Once I got all that done we ...
A massive summer thunderstorm hit last night whilst out for dinner, oh well, order a bottle of wine Mich and then make a run for the bus stop, we were soaked but with full bellies once home.
Today it was raining cats and elephants at 5.30am, too bad I had committed to climbing my first Hors Cat mountain.
Off I set first up Col de Leschaux which is similar to the one in twenty ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking