John Cash took a spin around the French Alps in August as he took part in the Haute Route. Cyclists started in Geneva, Switzerland on Aug. 18, and rode the entire French Alps, arriving in Nice, France on Aug. 24. The event holds the distinction of being the highest and the toughest cyclosportive event in the world. Riders traveled 600 miles and climbed 70,000 feet vertical. A total of 600 athletes from 35 countries competed. (photo submitted)
John Cash took a spin around the French Alps in August as he took part in the Haute Route. Cyclists started in Geneva, Switzerland on Aug. 18, and rode the entire French Alps, arriving in Nice, France on Aug. 24. The event holds the distinction of being the highest and the toughest cyclosportive event in the world. Riders traveled 600 miles and climbed 70,000 feet vertical. A total of 600 athletes from 35 countries competed. (photo submitted)

Area cyclist climbs high in French Alps

Published 9:32am Friday, September 20, 2013

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