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Alps are still so beautiful - 2017's season
« on: September 18, 2017, 13:13:40 »
2017's Alpine season is now finished (for motorbiking ) - Skiing and riding will begin in 3 months ;)

Done some interesting rides, a lot of off-road tracks in France and Italy (and also in Cévennes but not the subject here ) ; put the AT on some passes she do not know ...

First done the International Africa twin festival , based in Alberville, done 3 days of nice rides on passes around

Arriving at the camping with Olivier and it's nice candy



All Honda adventure bikes were represented



I prefer tracks with less people (too much dust  >:( ) , just near Madeleine pass (2000m)



A lot of stops, temperature was up to 39° at the end of June





scenic roads







Just under Iseran at Bonneval



and some oldies



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Re: Alps are still so beautiful - 2017's season
« Reply #1 on: September 18, 2017, 19:25:55 »
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Re: Alps are still so beautiful - 2017's season
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2017, 22:45:35 »
Last part of our Alpine season



Others parts coming later ...
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Re: Alps are still so beautiful - 2017's season
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2017, 11:27:08 »
Love it!  VCIF_salut
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Re: Alps are still so beautiful - 2017's season
« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2017, 18:13:37 »
Then beginning of July have done Stella Alpina

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Re: Alps are still so beautiful - 2017's season
« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2017, 18:33:22 »
Then I ride a little bit with Michelle (done Stella alone  VCIF_ok ), and we have planned since years too, to go to Assietta road & pass

Not very good weather arriving Sestrière



Before you begin, some panel to read  ;D



But we begun ascent to Basset pass



And arriving to the pass



Some other pass to ride



And we arrive



Next travelers will remember of us



Vertiginous passages, stunning landscape  8)  VCIF_a040hae













and it is the end of the road, we are not far from Finestre pass  ;)





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Re: Alps are still so beautiful - 2017's season
« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2017, 19:54:14 »
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« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2017, 02:31:19 »
Thanks zebulon, very nice...  VCIF_ThumbUp
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Re: Alps are still so beautiful - 2017's season
« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2017, 12:41:25 »
Then I've done the Parpaillon Tunnel with my friend Gilles and his GS

Beginning from Risoul resort and Valbelle pass,  it is the indentation in the middle ...



very nice in the morning ,nobody on the slopes ;D only some marmots  VCIF_ThumbUp



Then beginning the ride down to St-André d'Embrun



Nice track under the larch



difficult to imagine how the earth gave birth



A little stop to the pass "Col de la Coche"



And a nice view on the serre-ponçon lake





Tunnel is open !



inhabitants of the mountain...



Just stunning !







last turn before the pass & tunnel





and we are at the top, "barre des Ecrins" on the back yard  VCIF_ThumbUp





 ;)



Tunnel is something like this, no more snow this year but a lot of water and mud in the middle (550 m long )



Quietly the same thing the other side



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Re: Alps are still so beautiful - 2017's season
« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2017, 12:41:44 »
It is the Ubaye side (South)



harder side  8)







The end is easier



do not follow the panel  :D



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Re: Alps are still so beautiful - 2017's season
« Reply #10 on: September 25, 2017, 15:32:10 »
Love it, great pictures.  :)
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« Reply #11 on: September 25, 2017, 15:51:58 »
Love it, great pictures.  :)

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Re: Alps are still so beautiful - 2017's season
« Reply #12 on: September 26, 2017, 09:26:24 »
Love it, great pictures.  :)

waiting for you  ;D

Yeh, rub it in to me, a poor flatlander...  ;D ;)
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Re: Alps are still so beautiful - 2017's season
« Reply #14 on: September 26, 2017, 18:52:46 »
Love it, great pictures.  :)

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