Up, up and away!

7 08 2013


Le Ride Stage 9 From Hendaye to Luchon. This one is going to leave a mark. We began at 6:30 am and crested our final col (mountain) at 3:30 this morning. Over 200 miles covered as we rode the Cols de Tortes, d’Aubisque (in 104 degree temperatures)’ de Soular, Tourmalet (cresting in the dark after 11 pm), Aspin, and Peyresourde. Phil and I were both nodding off on the last climb. Overall feet of climbing was over 20,000 on our 1928 one speeds.  






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