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... 797m); relatively short and with moderate gradients. After a wonderful descent with lovely views of the peaks and valleys around us, we started our ascent of the Col de Portet d’Aspet (1069m). Another Tour legend – again first featured in 1910 – it was a relatively moderate climb until the last 4km, which has particularly ...
... cyclists for generations. A long, twisting descent took us past the ski station of La Mongie all the way down to the valley below. At the tiny village of Saint-Marie-de-Campan we turned back into the mountains, heading up to the next climb, the Col d’Aspin (1489m). This climb is shorter and less steep than the Tourmalet, and we ride up through shady woodland; the last 5km of the climb are the steepest. A twisting descent took us down to the pretty ...
... cost 60 Euros ($90) in tolls but was worth it. Wouldn't have been able to do it in one day on back roads.
Friday 3rd April 2015.
The morning starts cool, only 1C at breakfast time, but, by 10:30 it is a pleasant 15C.
We decide to visit St Gaudens, about ten miles away, on the scooter.
Kathleen is becoming blasť about riding on the back, she had forgotten to put her gloves ...
Thursday, 2nd April 2015
A very small "hop" today, just over 60 miles, through the Vielha Tunnel, and into France