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by Marvin Faure

Oct 4, 2021

Geneva to SanRemo : trip report

    After a pandemic-enforced cancellation in 2020, our inaugural cycling tour from Geneva to SanRemo finally took place in September...

by Marvin Faure

Jul 15, 2021

Mont Ventoux: how to become a Cinglé

    When I first heard about the Club des Cinglés, I was a very new cyclist. The idea of climbing Mont Ventoux three times in one da...

by Marvin Faure

Nov 16, 2016

The col d’Aspin

Iconic Climbs #4: the col d'Aspin The col d’Aspin has been used 71 times in the Tour de France, which makes it very high in the a...

by Marvin Faure

Nov 15, 2016

The col du Galibier

When cyclists get to talking about the hardest climbs in the Tour de France, it is never long before someone mentions the Galibier. Right ...

by Marvin Faure

Dec 22, 2015

The Lacets de Montvernier

This is definitely a top contender for the most beautiful road in the world! The word “lacets” means shoelaces in French, and ...

by Marvin Faure

Aug 9, 2015

Passo dello Stelvio

Is the Passo dello Stelvio the most iconic climb of them all? Why do some climbs become iconic while others languis...

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