Very difficult cycling routes
If two-digit gradients, hors categorie climbs and climbing more several thousands meters of elevation gain do not scare you, these cycling routes are for you.
See by yourself that the climbs here are at least as difficult and scenic as those located in the Alps nearby.
Our selection of very difficult cycling routes in Bugey Sud.
Cycling route : Col du Ballon
Starting from Vieu le Grand, le col du Ballon is regular climb offering wonderful panoramas on the way.
Only a handful of cars venture on this road ...
Cycling route : Calvaire de Portes
Starting from Brégnier-Cordon (210 m), this circuit culminates in the Col du Calvaire de Portes (1010 m) located on the slopes of the Rhône river in t...
Cycling route : Col de la Biche
Climbed for the first time in the Tour de France 2017 during the Queen Stage between Nantua and Chambéry, the hors catégorie climb col de la Biche is ...