The Climbs of the Critérium du Dauphiné 2014

Montée de Finhaut-ÉmossonOne of my favourite races of the Pro Cycling calendar, the Critérium du Dauphiné.  Named after the Dauphiné province in south-eastern France’s high mountains this race is always packed with the top Tour de France contenders performing their last major competition prior to the Grand Depart. Next time we’ll see this top class field it will be on the streets of Yorkshire!  Taking in many of the famous climbs of the Alps with 3 mountain top finishes this year’s race will be a great warm up for the spectators as well as the riders.

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