First featured in the 2020 Tour de France the Col de la Loze is definitely the new kid on the block with a fearsome reputation! From the valley you’re faced with a long ascent, well over 20 kilometres in length, however it’s when the road narrows and is closed to cars when things really start to get spicy.
7 kilometres at an average 10% may not sound like anything out of the ordinary but the Loze hasn’t gained the reputation for being a relentless and unpredictable beast for nothing. Forever ducking and diving it’s impossible to find a rhythm as the Loze takes control, and with gradients of 20% this is anything but the regular Alpine pass we’ve come to know and love.
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