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by Marvin Faure

Aug 12, 2015

Prudential RideLondon 2015

For the second year running, Alpine Cols was present at the Prudential RideLondon exhibition in London’s ExCel Centre, from July 29th to...

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...

by Marvin Faure

Aug 9, 2015

The col d’Izoard

Few Alpine cols are more mythic than the Izoard. First immortalised in grainy black and white photographs as a backdrop to the exploit...

by Marvin Faure

Jun 23, 2015

Col du Tourmalet

Tour-mal-et. Three syllables to strike fear into the heart of all but the most accomplished (or uninformed) cyclist. The most ic...

by Olivier Dulaurent

Jun 16, 2015

Common mistakes when preparing for the Haute Route

By Olivier Dulaurent, with Silas Cullen and Marvin Faure Updated and revised on 13 February 2023   As the official coaching a...

by Marvin Faure

May 9, 2015

Life’s a bike

A light-hearted look at what can go wrong The sportive blues You prepare everything the night before. You get up at 4am, load the c...

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