Alternative to Col de la Madeleine

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Alternative to Col de la Madeleine

Postby KR1S » Fri Oct 13, 2017 2:03 am

Just stumbled across this the other day - an alternative route to Col de la Madeleine - looks like there may be paved and unpaved alternatives, and looks quite spectacular.

Anyone here done it?

http://www.cycling-challenge.com/col-de ... chaussy-2/

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Re: Alternative to Col de la Madeleine

Postby Karza » Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:10 am

On our route 2018....did it many years ago...not for speeding but for scenery, YESS! :wink: Next July on our route from south up to north...

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Re: Alternative to Col de la Madeleine

Postby Michael J » Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:01 am

Almost. I rode the Lacets de Montvernier in 2016, but didn't know about the road to Montpascal. Definitely would have ridden it.

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Re: Alternative to Col de la Madeleine

Postby Rasher » Fri Oct 13, 2017 9:07 pm

Now on my list too :mrgreen:

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Re: Alternative to Col de la Madeleine

Postby Ludwig » Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:02 am

A specific thread with all these hidden gems would be nice ..

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Re: Alternative to Col de la Madeleine

Postby The raven » Sun Oct 15, 2017 12:14 am

I Have done "up and back" on the hairpin section a few times. Hilarious article to read.
they obviously dont know what Bonking means in England !!
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