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Gee, usually everyone else uploads blog entries so I just toss in a couple of photos. Everyone must be tired today after our personal-best making day of 3100m climbing over 119 km distance. I too am tired so this will be brief.
Fortunately the weather was accommodating today, giving us cooler temperature and primarily clouded conditions ...
This entry by Tom.
Today was always going to be a challenging day and that's what we got.
Shoving off after breakfast with Dave & Linda, the climbing started right away as right on the edge of town as we started up a very pretty corniche road to Col de Marmare and Col de Chioula. Like many climbs we've encountered this trip it was relatively long but with a very manageable grade--so manageable that I did it all in my middle ring.
Lori, Wayne ...
... onto the route we were to climb we saw a sign saying road closed in 900 metres. We cycled the 900 and found nothing so kept going into a fairly steep climb. Just before reaching the top at 900 metres we met a guy erecting a sign which prohibited cyclists or walkers. Since he had not yet put the sign up, I asked him if he could look the other way, and we would go through, to which he replied that it ...
... to Toulouse. She will stay there tonight and tomorrow she will travel to Argeles-sur-Mer, where we will be in two days.
We picked up some drinks and snacks on the way back to the hotel to take the edge off before dinner at 8pm. We all ate at the hotel out on the patio. It wasn't the most memorable meal we've had but it was decent and showed up on the table quickly. Washed down with some good, inexpensive wine, it was plenty good ...
... br> Not to be outdone, that road had a detour as well and I ended up outsmarting myself by ignoring it, since when I entered Luzenac feeling smug about having avoided all the traffic, I soon learned that I had to backtrack to reach our hotel, which was on the edge of town and right on the detour route I had avoided!
Meanwhile, it's bloody hot and thunderstorms are in the forecast