The battle for overall victory in the Tour de France is almost always waged in the mountains, with riders trying to break each other on the long, steep climbs of the Alps and Pyrenees. The winner of the Tour has to excel in the mountains and there is no margin for weakness.
BikeRadar, in association with Oakley, has produced a three part series profiling the three most iconic climbs in the Tour as voted by you our readers: Mont Ventoux, L’Alpe d’Huez and the Col du Galibier. Watch the teaser below then tune in each Friday as we reveal each episode:
Most iconic climbs of the tour de france – teaser
Video: Most Iconic Climbs of The Tour de France – Teaser Trailer