Tag: Lourdes

I went to see the start of stage 1 of the 2015 Route du Sud race in Lourdes on Thursday. The big attraction was Alberto Contador. Route du Sud is the last stage race before Le Tour de France. Here a some photos I made at the start.

I have been to Col de la Croix Blanche twice in the last week. The weather has been brilliant and at only 830m altitude at the summit, Croix Blanche is not too difficult. It is still a Pyreneen col and has the steep pitches expected in this part of the world. I went the easy way,