Lacets de Montvernier

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    (The Hairpins of Montvernier)

    Leaning over a cliff after a short hike to take the photo :)

    Amazing road at the start of the climb to Col du Chaussy / Madeleine

    Portrait style

    1. dolanh 29 months ago | reply

      Holy cow. Looks like it would make a great tour stage :)

    2. meauxtown 29 months ago | reply

      That is almost.....nuts

    3. muneaki 29 months ago | reply

      I want to try!!

    4. One Happy Cog 29 months ago | reply

      Just noticed the house at the top, I can imagine getting back home from a ride: Honey, did you remember to pick up the bread?

    5. will_cyclist 29 months ago | reply

      It's a very nice small chapel. It's actually not that slanted .... I was just nervous framing the photo :)

    6. Rob @ the edge 29 months ago | reply

      Totally amazing!!

    7. fenlandsnapper 29 months ago | reply

      Having been up there too, you have done a fantastic job getting that shot. It is not straight forward view to shoto:-)

    8. cyclotourist 29 months ago | reply

      "Nervous framing the photo..." Yeah, you think!

    9. Jorn Ake 29 months ago | reply

      What about going down? Do they sell new brake shoes at the half way point?

    10. acme08 29 months ago | reply

      Impressive series of quad-burning hairpins leading up there! Just guessing here, 15-17% grade?

    11. will_cyclist 29 months ago | reply

      no, not too crazy 7 - 10% generally. fun though

    12. Torsten Frank 29 months ago | reply

      Wow, great set of hairpins! Fascinating road. Hell, wanna ride it. :) Thanks for sharing.

    13. Jorn Ake 29 months ago | reply

      I saw your photo linked on Velogogo blog.

    14. sunshine rouleur 29 months ago | reply

      Man, I can't believe what I see!!! I'll be there A S A P - no question, no doubt, no no

    15. Honoring Our Veterans 14 months ago | reply

      I hit a 14% grade on accident once.. I didn't get too far up that monster!

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