Realizing that the hill isn’t in the way, it IS the way
Call it passion or a calling but I really think that something as simple as riding a bike allows us to take something complicated like our lives and organize it into something that we can understand and process. Maybe it has something to do with the sound of your own breath and heart pounding at your ribcage that can quiet the rest of life’s distractions. When we are on the road or on the trail it seems like such an easy thing to explain because sometimes… (Continue Reading)
L’Alpe d’Huez (The Alp of Huez). The crown jewel of cycling. The most well known and coveted of mountains in all of cycling.
1071 meters of vertical climbing (2/3 mile).
8.1% average gradient.
10.6% maximum gradient.
13.9km distance (8.6 mi).
21 hairpin turns.
Stage #18. July 18.