Pierre & Vacances Residence Pedrou
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... so heat exhaustion and dehydration were not the threats they were for yesterday's cyclists.
Our nominal route today included 6 "Cols"; admittedly, a couple of them were pretty close together. The BIG peaks were Col de Pailheires (2001m) and Col de Jau (1500+m), and they were NOT close together! It was a long day of cycling and climbing, punctuated ...
... the col. A couple quick photos later and we were on our way down.
It was quite a descent. First, right near the top was a small uphill that none of us pedalled over since we got enough momentum from the downhill just before it to carry us over--that was cool! Then after that there were relatively steep sections with tight switchbacks alternating with longer straight runs. This would definitely be the more difficult direction to climb from.
We found a ...
... it quite achievable. We then carried on, but having been told by the woman at our last hotel that restaurants etc would not be open on a Monday, we stopped at a grocery store at 1215, and ate our lunch in the parking lot. We had not gone more than 2 Kms after that when we found lots of places where we could have sat like civilized people. Our route then joined the day's route for the last 30-40kms. As ...
... and the other two were doing working on the surface but not so seriously that we couldn't go around without much difficulty. In the end, the most serious problem was Linda had a puncture.
I'd been texting back and forth with Caroline all day, and we'd settled on a plan for the Niaux caves. She reserved two spots for the final tour of the day at 4:15pm. By making it down from Port de Lers on the planned route instead of having to ...
... There followed a ****** descent - literally. Although I didn't see any livestock on the road, there was some in the fields; in any case what was on the pavement bore evidence they had been there before. Once again the ride down was abbreviated by a turn to climb the Port de Lers. Although the signs indicated the road was closed, I knew from previous experience that bicycles can often get ...