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2007: Paris-Tourmalet

Audax 1000km from Montgeron to Luz-Saint-Sauveur, with a climb to Col du Tourmalet for the cherry on top
Montgéron, Monday 2nd July 2007
Montgéron, Monday 2nd July 2007
Hanging about
Hanging about
...and about
...and about
...and about
...and about
Off we go
Off we go
Milly-la-Forêt, 28°C
Milly-la-Forêt, 28°C
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Ligny le Ribault - dinner
Ligny le Ribault - dinner
t3%2f08%2f117908%2f4%2f121279445.cPhrRVZj.jpg Leaving Blois
Leaving Blois
Bramante
Bramante
Roadside halt
Roadside halt
t3%2f08%2f117908%2f4%2f121279449.w2j0I8Es.jpg Bruno
Bruno
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Joël explains
Joël explains
Me, with rabbit ears
Me, with rabbit ears
Thursday, 11h33. Halt at Vic-en-Bigorre
Thursday, 11h33. Halt at Vic-en-Bigorre
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t3%2f08%2f117908%2f4%2f121279457.qfhePrrW.jpg Two hours later: first sight of the Pyrenees
Two hours later: first sight of the Pyrenees
Lunch in Lourdes
Lunch in Lourdes
Joël's final instructions
Joël's final instructions
The climb to  Argèles-Gazos
The climb to Argèles-Gazos
 Argèles-Gazos
Argèles-Gazos
Marianne and Heinz, friends from the German Audax Union
Marianne and Heinz, friends from the German Audax Union
 Argèles-Gazos
Argèles-Gazos
Climb to Luz
Climb to Luz
t3%2f08%2f117908%2f4%2f121279466.qe4ZyIMG.jpg Luz: drying out kit
Luz: drying out kit
Ahhhhhhhhhh.
Ahhhhhhhhhh.
t3%2f08%2f117908%2f4%2f121279469.ov4qqd9T.jpg Presentations
Presentations
Plonk time
Plonk time
Mary-Barr, Bill, and GG
Mary-Barr, Bill, and GG
Joël's hat
Joël's hat
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Friday.  Halfway up Tourmalet: Heinz, Peter and Kokan
Friday. Halfway up Tourmalet: Heinz, Peter and Kokan
t3%2f08%2f117908%2f4%2f121279478.ohjho7ST.jpg t3%2f08%2f117908%2f4%2f121279479.bobKMgPK.jpg The peloton sets off again
The peloton sets off again
...all the way up there
...all the way up there
Summit!
Summit!
Jacques Godet
Jacques Godet
Tourmalet pano
Tourmalet pano
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Stragglers
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What we really came for
What we really came for
t3%2f08%2f117908%2f4%2f121279491.fsRyIIoK.jpg reJacques
reJacques
Closing ceremony
Closing ceremony
t3%2f08%2f117908%2f4%2f121279494.SMHBQsFE.jpg t3%2f08%2f117908%2f4%2f121279495.iowjeYze.jpg t3%2f08%2f117908%2f4%2f121279496.vjE54vEO.jpg Bill, Mary-Barr and me
Bill, Mary-Barr and me
And back down again: tired bike
And back down again: tired bike
Packing up
Packing up
Bill's tandem goes in a suitcase
Bill's tandem goes in a suitcase
Memento
Memento