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Grande Boucle des 40 cols à vélo dans l'Ain.

· 2 reviews · Road Cycling · L'Ain
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Distance 647.2 km
38:20 h
16,590 m
16,590 m

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LEIRITZ Johann 
Update: November 02, 2021
Difficulty
difficult
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
1,496 m
Lowest point
199 m
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Safety information

Start

Saint-Jean-le-Vieux (262 m)
Coordinates:
DD
46.028889, 5.395924
DMS
46°01'44.0"N 5°23'45.3"E
UTM
31T 685423 5100048
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Destination

Saint-Jean-le-Vieux

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Public transport

Getting there

Coordinates

DD
46.028889, 5.395924
DMS
46°01'44.0"N 5°23'45.3"E
UTM
31T 685423 5100048
w3w 
///caved.echelon.deplored
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Equipment

Basic Equipment for Road Cycling

  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Cycling shoes
  • Padded shorts and jersey
  • Sunglasses

roadCyclingTechnical

  • Water bottle and cage
  • Ample supply of drinking water and snacks
  • Air pump or CO2 pump including cartridges
  • Puncture repair kit
  • Where applicable, the bike must meet requirements for road use by having a bell, front and rear lamps and spoke reflectors
  • The 'basic' and 'technical' equipment lists are generated based on the selected activity. They are not exhaustive and only serve as suggestions for what you should consider packing.
  • For your safety, you should carefully read all instructions on how to properly use and maintain your equipment.
  • Please ensure that the equipment you bring complies with local laws and does not include restricted items.

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Daniel BERNARD
July 22, 2021 · Community
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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
647.2 km
Duration
38:20 h
Ascent
16,590 m
Descent
16,590 m
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