Tour de France 2022 – Best Of Gallery

As it did last year, it took me a while, but I once again found the time to stitch together a gallery with the highlights of our Tour de France 2022.

They are displayed randomly (fun game: guess the stage!) and if you want any of the larger original(s), drop me a line.

Next gallery: Tenerife (did I make one for our Hochsauerland trip already? If not, that’s coming up too 😎)

TDF 2022 – Maurienne Valley Part 4

Tour de France LogoIf you’ve read my previous posts and (thus) know I have a limited number of days available to cycle, I have concluded that I do not have enough of them to cramp everything I want to climb into those.

I also do not want to waste a lot of time on car transfers, so I’m prioritizing the Maurienne valley climbs.

This is the fourth post on those but I may rethink / redesign my stages when we are in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne…

At any rate, this post is about two climbs out of Saint-Étienne-de-Cuines / La Chambre, but I will probably start at our doorstep.

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TDF 2022 – Maurienne Valley Part 3

Tour de France LogoAs predicted in my first post about “Maurienne Valley Leftovers”, I have enough of those to keep me busy for a few stages.

This third post is again about the northern end out of the valley, as before close to / starting from our apartment in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne.

During my previous Tour de France, I cycled Lacets de Montvernier and Col du Chaussy, but there are two more to be had.

These are Col de Sapey (from two different starting points) and Montdenis

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TDF 2022 – Maurienne Valley Part 2

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I have planned two stages to the Haute-Savoie, but there’s plenty to be had starting at my doorstep in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne.

These “left-overs” from last year’s Tour de France will probably keep me busy for – at least – another two stages.

My previous post was about climbs leading out of the valley on the north side, this one is about a similar stage with cols on the other end.

I actually had one such stage planned last year, but that was cancelled as I managed to break myself.

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TDF 2022 – Maurienne Valley Part 1

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I have planned two stages to the Haute-Savoie, but there’s plenty to be had starting at my doorstep in Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne.

These “left-overs” from last year’s Tour de France will probably keep me busy for – at least – another two stages.

Besides cols I can find on CyclingCols.com, there’s even more misery to be found on ClimbFinder.com 😎

For instance, climbs like Le Pérousaz and Le Tyl and Charbutan, are not listed on CyclingCols.com.

Not even the “extention” to Col de Beau Plan, the Col de Beaune is on it.

As all of these are connected, it should be possible to construct a stage involving them, from different starting points.

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