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Forum: Touring
04-24-06, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By Qube

Don't do it

As I come from the Jura mountain range on the swiss-french border, I can tell you that your plan is not a good idea. At the beginning of december you can get 30 cms of snow overnight in these...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-06, 02:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By Qube

Look in french language books...

Your best bet (and if you speak a bit of french) is to look for french books on the subject. There are plenty of books on the Tour and its history:
( Amazon France is your friend on this )...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-06, 03:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,610
Posted By Qube

The pass where Armstrong had problems (last time...

The pass where Armstrong had problems (last time he was in serious difficulty in his career...) was "Col de Joux-Plane", a beautiful pass between Samoens and Morzine (Haute-Savoie). Profile:...
Forum: Touring
02-18-06, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 404
Posted By Qube

Also try www.viamichelin.com. Even if it's...

Also try www.viamichelin.com. Even if it's french, their maps of all europe are really high quality.
You choose to have it avoid highways, which are forbidden to bicycles througout Europe.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-06, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By Qube

There's a really good website for climbs in...

There's a really good website for climbs in Europe at www.salite.ch (http://www.salite.ch)
It even includes climb profiles...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-05, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 719
Posted By Qube

I have 2 scotts: one former (2004) model of the...

I have 2 scotts: one former (2004) model of the speedster s3 and one of the speedster s4 (GF's).

Both are quite good entry level bikes. They are good quality and have seen no problems after 1 year...
Forum: Touring
03-03-05, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Qube

Lots of possibilities there... Maybe you...

Lots of possibilities there...
Maybe you already know it but michelin has an online version of their excellent maps at http://www.viamichelin.com/.
Hope it helps...

Q
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-04, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,215
Posted By Qube

I actually bought two SCOTT road bikes last year:...

I actually bought two SCOTT road bikes last year:

- one Comp (equivalent of S3) and
- one Elite (equiv. of S4)
as entry level road bikes for me and my GF.

We are really pleased with both,...
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