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The Rider part IV - Meyrueis - Causse Noir

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 12.844 mi


 165.50 Watt(s)



 1299 ft

 2 Place Sully, 48150 Meyrueis, France

 Gendarmerie, 30750 Trèves, France


The Rider part IV - Meyrueis - Causse Noir 

Here we go again. The cols here are made of air and lie upside-down in the landscape. We regroup. Six kilometers’ climb to the second high plateau, the Causse Noir. I shift, move my hands up onto the bars. Pain, my legs still have to get the knack. Climbing from plateau to plateau is particularly tiring. After you get to the top, there’s no descent to let you rest, and after you’ve been sitting still in the descent you suddenly have to give it everything you’ve got, without a rest.

From the book THE RIDER  by Tim Krabbé (a must read book for every cyclist)

This video covers the fourth part of The Tour de Mont Aigoual where the riders climbing to reach the top of Causse Noir as described in the book THE RIDER. 

More rides of the book The Rider in this playlist or Check my other video's

 Strava segments

Portions of this video are actual Strava segments

 2.92 mi
  144 ft
 3.258 mi
  0 ft
 3.44 mi
  3 ft
 2.65 mi
  141 ft
 1400 yd
  243 ft
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Pos. Username Chrono Date
1 00:30:36 3/26/2021
2 00:32:29 10/13/2020
3 00:36:23 1/4/2021
4 00:36:58 12/5/2020
5 00:37:39 1/2/2021

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