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the safety barriers are bent all to hell. It must have been quite a violent event. Glad I wasn't riding by when it happened. But within half an hour the digger has cleared the major rubble from the road and I can carry on through.
I climb up to the remarkable village of Roubion, perched on the mountain side with no visible means of support, either physical or financial. But there ...
... with the minimal level of risk and having learnt lessons previously from the Passo D'Stelvio (arrived on a Sunday - when all Italian Ferraris and sports bike riders get out to shake off some cobwebs). A sleep in was seriously tempting in the fabulous hotel, however I wanted to beat the tourists and other bike riders so as not to eat their dust, diesel fumes and be safer. By request I pushed my bike away from the garage door and fired her up. The unmistakable burble of the BMW's ...
... biking and velo roads in France. Riding on such roads when one feels totally at one with the bike is like being in the zone - nothing else matters than the activity you are doing which becomes almost automatic, in that one does not need to consciously consider ones actions. "According to positive psychologist Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, what you are experiencing in that moment is known as flow, a state of complete immersion in an activity. He describes the mental state ...
Today we went up and over the Col d'Izoard (2361m). The guidebook implies it is an easy day as it it's just 9.4km at 4.2% followed by 10.1km at 7.5%. But it was anything but. On day 8 our legs are tired so it felt bloomin hard work, but it was worth it as it is a stunning route. We have done it before from the ...
... long, and others were not wide enough for two cars to pass. This gave Jimbo a rare opportunity to photograph inside the tunnel as he got stuck in the traffic jam! By the time we reached Guillestre we had both worked up quite an appetite - turns out two muffins aren't really enough sustenance for conquering mountains on a touring bike! They say a picture tells a thousand words. Well by adding more and more pictures to this blog, we are saving you guys hours of reading! Aren't we ...