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Geneva Nice 2019 – Conquering Cols Conquering Snowstorms Télégraphe & Galibier

Day 2 of Geneva to Nice started in good spirits. Here you can see Brian talk about one of his favourite climbs, Galibier.

 

The schedule included:

  • Col du Télégraphe, (1566 m), 12 km, average gradient 7%, height gain 851 metres
  • Col du Galibier (2646 m) 18.1 km, average gradient 6.9%, elevation gain: 1245 m
  • Col du Lautaret (2058 m) As the team were so high they took on Lautaret from above, passing through towards Briançon

As the day unfolded, however, the team were greeted with a snowstorm. Here are some snapshots of our team who coped with it admirably.

geneva-nice-Télégraphe-GalibierConquering a Tour de France col is even more satisfying in a snowstorm!

geneva-nice-french-alps-cyclingGeneva to Nice 2019 keeps you smiling even if the weather is not the best!

summit-GalibierA great achievement!

 

New York’s Tony not only conquered Galibier and the snowstorm he gave an interview as well! What a legend!

Geneva to Nice is always full of surprises and this year is no exception.

Submitted: 14/6/2019

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Every member of the cycle training team at SportActive is a passionate and accomplished cyclist in their own right, not to mention an expert in cycle training. Indeed, it was after taking part in numerous races across Europe, America and Australia that Flora and I eventually decided to set up SportActive in order to offer a new approach to training for cyclists. Having experienced the very best that cycling clubs had to offer, we wanted to make these experiences accessible to everybody, which eventually led us to found SportActive - a unique cycling break company, committed to help cyclists at all levels improve their skills and have fun doing so.

 

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