Route Profiles

Ride Name Description
1 Trebas 20

A quick 20 km ride mostly downhill to the Trebas barrage at the Tarn and then a gentle uphill from the Trebas bridge through a cool forest road back to the Magnolias. Perfect for completing a rest day or tourist’s day out with some exercise, or as a lazy day’s ride to the Chanterelle at Trebas for lunch followed by a very slow one back through the forest. Click here for the elevation profile of this ride!
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2 Martrin 22

A short but relatively tough ride through forest and steep mountain roads to Martrin and then a long glorious downhill ride through forest to Coupiac. Plentiful blackberries on the way up to Martin and then beautiful views of the Coupiac chateau on the downhill to Coupiac. In July and August the morning market is open at Coupiac on Wednesdays with delicacies of the area on sale next to the café area. Click here for the elevation profile of this ride! Read more

3 Lincou 35

Easy and beautiful start down to Trebas barrage and then along the Tarn towards Brousse until Lincou, then across the Lincou bridge and to the right, up the mountain forest road on the southern part of the Tarn to Plaisance. Click here for the elevation profile of this ride!  Read more

4 Ambialet 40

Another easy and simply beautiful ride all the way, 20 kilometers each way along the Tarn river and stunning cool forest roads. A bonus with this one is that Ambialet offers a perfect swimming opportunity beneath the main bridge at the cannoeing station. Click here for the elevation profile of this ride!  Read more

5 Brousse 52

This is a relatively easy ride starting with a mostly downhill stretch to the Tarn and then along the Tarn river for most of the distance followed by a fairly gentle uphill through cool forest back to the Magnolias. Click here for the elevation profile of this ride!  Read more

6 Brousse Ambialet 72

This is a compulsory all-day-out ride, and not just for softies. Perfect long training route on quiet flat river roads mostly along the Tarn for the very serious, but also stunning historic experiences at Brousse and Ambialet as well as swimming at Ambialet for the fit but less serious.  Click here for the elevation profile of this ride!  Read more

7 Albi 84

This ride is either a perfect long Tarn and mountain training route for the serious or a more relaxed full day ride incorporating a historic tourist stop at Albi and finally a swim at Ambialet on the way back to Plaisance. Click here for the elevation profile of this ride!  Read more

8 Albi Alban 106

This ride feels easy at the start with a gentle uphill and then downhill to Trebas at the Tarn and then a long flat stretch all the way to Albi along the Tarn via Ambialet. Click here for the elevation profile of this ride!  Read more

9 St Affrique 101

This ride offers a lovely combination of long Tarn river stretches and relatively challenging steep mountain sections. Perfect training route for the serious rider and too tough for the not-so-fit. Click here for the elevation profile of this ride!  Read more

10 Sylvanes 121

This is not an overly tough but very long ride, so only for the fit. Perfect for flat and mountain terrain training through unique scenery and history. Click here for the elevation profile of this ride!  Read more

11 Lacaune Lakes 133

A long and tough ride, definitely not for softies. The climb from Plaisance to Lacaune is a cumulative approximate 900 meters over 42 kms, followed by a long but reasonably easy mountainous stretch of about 50 kms to and around the Raviege Lake and back to Lacaune. Click here for the elevation profile of this ride!  Read more

12 Lacaune Sylvanes 144

This is a tough and very long ride, only for the fit. Perfect for training along long stretches of easy to medium difficulty mountain terrain but only after a tough 43 km climb of 900 metres (cumulative climb) from Plaisance to Lacaune. Click here for the elevation profile of this ride!  Read more

13 Lacaune Lakes 150

A long and tough ride, definitely not for softies. The climb from Plaisance to Lacaune is a cumulative approximate 900 meters over 42 kms, followed by a long but reasonably easy mountainous stretch of about 50 kms to and around the Raviege Lake and back to Lacaune. Click here for the elevation profile of this ride!  Read more

 

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