Etape du Tour 2012: Albertville to La Toussuire-Les Sybelles

Croix de Fer, Etape du Tour 2012

Situated on the Arly river, in the Rhône-Alpes region of south-eastern France, Albertville will once again be under the spotlight come the summer when thousands of cyclists congregate on July 8 to take on what may well be the ride of their lives.

Make sure you're up early to digest a breakfast of croissants and coffee before the 7am start and, no doubt, trip into the red zone that will surely ensue.

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