Les Alpes Project: 666 Kilometers and 17 Mountain Passes

by CyclingTips


On August 5th Mike Cotty will attempt a personal challenge to ride non-stop through the heart of the French Alps from Evian Les Bains to Nice, a distance of 666 kilometers with 17 mountain passes with over 16,000 metres of elevation and five cols over 2,000 meters.The ride is comparable to four back to back mountain stages of the Tour de France or close to scaling Mount Everest twice. Mountain passes include Col de la Colombière, Madeleine, Glandon, Croix de Fer, Télégraphe, Galibier, Izoard, Vars, Bonette and Madone

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