Hinault and LeMond Ride Together Up Alpe d’Huez!

Greg LeMond and Bernard Hinault ascend Alpe d'Huez 1986 Tour de France

Greg LeMond's first day in the yellow jersey was not an easy one. Stage 18 almost immediately ascended the Col du Lautaret then the Col du Galibier en route to a summit finish on Alpe d'Huez.

The Tour Is Won on the Alpe

Jean-Paul Vespini

TWA 72dpi_400x600_stroke The Tour Is Won on the Alpe

Cycling historian Jean-Paul Vespini tells the story of this celebrated climb and the mountain that so often acts as the ultimate arbiter for cycling's biggest prize.

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Uphill Battle

Owen Mulholland

UHB 72dpi_400x600_stroke Uphill Battle

Cycling historian Owen Mulholland profiles 40 of cycling's greatest climbers.

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