|St Cergue||St Cergue||Lake Geneva from Gex|
into the town of Gex from
the world war II memorial
|Greg and Richard in Gex||John and Greg in Gex|
Myself and John riding through Gex
home from Gex
Cafe in Ferney-Voltaire
Richard having lunch.
(Angela and I out of picture)
We are all soaking wet and cold after
the climb up the Col de Faucille.
Hotel room in Eloise.
||Watching the tour on TV|
|Christi, Richard and Wick||Eloise
||Wick and Richard|
dinner in Eloise
after his mighty crash
a face only his mother could love
|On the road to Chanaz||On the road to Chanaz||Wick in
Chanaz at the patisserie,
having a pastry and cafe au lait
on Bastille day.
Chanaz at the patisserie.
||The top of the col du Mont-Tournier||Richard
and Wick at the top
the top of the ridge,
after the great decent from the
col du Mont-Tournier, looking
down at Champagneux.
the back of the
hotel in Champagneux
photo near Chanaz
top of the
Col de la Croix des Mille Martyrs.
| Wick and
Angela relaxing at the top
The road crosses back under itself...
it is clearer in the high-res. picture.
Miranda at lunch in Voiron,
having just ordered the plat du jour.
|Joe and Angela at lunch in Voiron||Kent and Marty|
||Wick and Richard||Looking
down the Col de Romeyere
from the 15% section.
down the 15% grade
of the Col de Romeyere
and I on
pointing down hill
on the 15% section
|Miranda cresting the Col de Romeyere||The top of the Col de Romeyere||Richard cresting Col de Romeyere|
Linda and Haley ...
post climb resting.
Dave, Dick, John, Pam, Marcia
the room in the
hotel in Rencurel.
|Kent and Dick||Ted, Miranda and Marcia|
|Angela||Marcia and Galen||Marcia and Galen|
down from the top of
the Col de Rousset
across from the rest area
on the top of the Col de Rousset
the carpark at the hotel in
living room in the hotel in
Chichilliane. This where we watched the
tour this day.
to our rooms in
the hotel in Chichilliane
|Richard in Mens.||Alpe
D'Huez from our hotel in
Le Bourg d'Oisans. In the high res. picture you
can see the camper vans lining the road at the
top of Alpe D'Huez. This is 2 days before the
time-trial in the tour de France.
hotel in Le Bourg
up the main street of
Le Bourg d'Oisans.
Many cafes, patisseries, chocolate shops,
and an excellent bike shop.
in Le Bourg d'Oisans.
finish line on the top of
lunch on Alpe D'Huez.
Behind him is a clear view of
Mont Blanc in the distance.
Marty and Haley enjoying
lunch at the top.
|Alpe D'Huez village||One of
the switch backs
down the mountain.
back up to the top
|A look down to Le Bourg d'Oisans in the valley||A look
down to Le Bourg
in the valley, the camera is at a steeper angle
than in the previous shot.
Myself and Mike at the top of the Col du Glandon
|View from the hotel room in Albiez le Jeune||Another view from the hotel room in Albiez le Jeune|
at the top of the Col de la Madeleine
||Having lunch on the top of the Col de la Madeleine||Joe and
Tough Dave at the top
of the Madeleine
Lobby of the Hotel Million in Albertville
outside the Hotel Million
enjoying a pre-tour latte
in Albertville on the rest day.
It is 10.02 am, from his watch.
lunch in Albertville
street in Albertville along
which the tour passed.
pre-tour circus that arrived an
hour or so prior to the riders themselves.
cruising up the Col de la Madeleine
watching the tour go by on the
top of the Madeleine
|Horns cheering the riders|
crests the Col de la Forclaz.
It rained during our ascent, which
kept the temperature just nice.
|Looking back down from the top of the Col de la Forclaz.||At the
Annecy from the top of the
Col de la Forclaz.
view (just to the right)
on the top of the
Col de la Forclaz.
She is teaching me to read a map.
|Greg crests the Col de la Forclaz.||Contents
of the bike shed!
Richard was not feeling so good,
and the rooms in the hotel were
not ready yet...
sleeping in the bike shed is the only
Dan, Christi and Miranda in
a cafe in Talloires having lunch.
Richard was finally convinced
to leave the bike shed.
|Greg||Richard recovering||View from
the room in the
Palace Hotel in Talloires.
view from the hotel room
||Another view from the hotel room||Another view from the hotel room|
|Another view from the hotel room||The
Palace Hotel as seen from the boat tour
seeing in Annecy
inside of the hotel room in ``The Abbey''.
This was truly unique and quite amazing.
|Inside the room||Inside the room|
ceiling of the hotel room.
||View from the room.|
Richard (and I) having a latte break in
Cruseilles before joining the rest of the
group for the picnic.
It is 11.40 am, by Richards watch.
|Coca Cola !!!||Cruseilles|
|Climbing the hill just outside of Groisy||Climbing the hill just outside of Groisy||Riding to
the base of Mont Saleve
after lunch in Cruseilles
a rest stop a short distance
down from the top of Mont Saleve.
|Miranda, Kent and Richard||Richard and Wick|
|Tough Dave||Tough Dave|| Glen
Erickson watching the tour on
TV back in Ferney-Voltaire,
after leading Miranda, Richard,
Kathy and I back through Geneva.
Richard having a quiet beer and
watching the tour on TV back in
supper : clockwise...Miranda, Dick, Me,
Tough Dave, Richard, Glen, Kathy, Greg
from the Geneva Yacht Club.
in Lake Geneva
Art Museum in Geneva
contents of my bike case upon returning
from the trip.