Journey from forest green, past cascading waterfalls, over stone bridges and to a whole new world of mountain greatness, as TORQ Fuelled Mike Cotty tackles the 2,000 metre high, 26km long, Col de la Madeleine in the French Alps.
Take a few moments to join Mike on the legendary, relentless, long ride to the summit of this Alpine gatekeeper and be rewarded with stunning views opening up to reveal a playground of peaks, including the Glandon, Croix de Fer and Galibier. As a cyclist, you really can’t ask for more.
Start: Feissons sur Isère
Elevation gain: 1,585m
Average gradient: 6.2%
Max gradient: 11.5%
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