Federico Bahamontes is a former pro cyclist who that made the Col du Galibier look easy. It was in the Tour de France of 1954. Federico Bahamontes, also known as the ‘The Eagle of Toledo’, was riding up the climb fast and on the summit he took a break to get an ice cream while waiting on the rest of the pack. He only won the Tour de France once as he wasn’t that great in the descent.
Looking at the numbers, Passo Gardena (2.121m) from the side of Selva di Val Gardena seems pretty easy. The vertical climb is about 535 meters with an average gradient of 5.3% and highest at 10%. The total distance is 9.5km with a total 12 hairpins. Maybe you make use of...View item
Col des Chevrères (919m) is mountain pass situated in the Vosges Mountains. The last 3.5 kilometer of this climb is really brutal. You are situated in the training domain from the French pro rider Thibaut Pinot and he is in charge here. A sign at the top of this climb...View item