The Alpe d’Huez’s 21 Bends Await You at Bkool.

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If you’re a born climber, you cannot miss our Challenge this week.

Don’t worry: if you prefer to cruise on flats, you’re bound to enjoy the routes that we recommend.

KING OF THE MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE

Thursday 19th October: 11am5pm7pm10pm (GMT+2)

Friday 20th October: 1am3am5am (GMT+2)

Bkoolers, are you ready?

We’re looking to find the new king of the mountain – and what better route than the Alpe d’Huez! Start preparing for this difficult challenge. This route has an average slope of 8.68% and you’ll be climbing from the word go. Do you have what it takes?

Just to make this climb a little easier, we’re giving away 2 annual Premium subscriptions to random Bkoolers who take part from start to finish! Good luck!

RECOMMENDED ROUTES

PEACHAM – ST. JOHNSBURY, VT. UNITED STATES

A tough 21-kilometer route through Caledonia County. Departing from the outskirts of Peacham, you will ride along quiet roads towards St. Johnsbury. The ride features a set of different hills; although short, you rack up 614 m of climbing, with some grades of over 15%.

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JAPAN CUP 2017. JAPAN

The final section of this competition that runs through the Japanese prefecture of Tochigi, northwest of its capital, Utsunomiya. A hard session in which you will face, four times, the climbs of Kogashiyama and Tsuru, totalling 43 km and 830 m of slope. An ideal ride for interval training.

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EUROPEAN ROAD CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIPS. DENMARK

The course from the Elite category of the past European Championship held in the Danish city of Herning in August. Stretching for 20 km and with 140 m of slope, it’s a fairly easy session, with some grades of slightly over 8%. Thanks to Museeuw for shooting the video.

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CHRONO DES NATIONS 2017. FRANCE

Part of this important event that wraps up the French season at the end of October. In its 36th edition, it includes a 49-km time trial in the men’s Elite category. It’s a ride on which those who prefer to cruise on flats will feel comfortable, once they pass the 5-km mark.

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Happy cycling!
The Bkool team

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