Saturday, June 24th – Bellecin – Bellecin
"Travel to the land of yellow wine and Pasteur"
Présentation step 2
The day’s route, which is new, starts from the Bellecin nautical center and follows the Ain river against the current in the direction of the first plateau of the Jura, passing by the L’Heute coast in the direction of Salins-les-Bains, a village known for its UNESCO classified Grande Saline. We will continue our journey towards Arbois, a charming village and gastronomic high place where Louis Pasteur’s house is also located. In the heart of the vineyards where the yellow wine flows freely, we will discover the most beautiful villages of France, Baume-les-Messieurs and Château Chalon. The glacial valleys of Baume-les-Messieurs are narrow and deep valleys lined with cliffs, an ideal playground for puncheurs and climbers. We will reach Bellecin by
A real road trip by bike in the heart of the vineyards and the Jura mountains, this second stage should plunge you into the heart of our sumptuous landscapes.
Profil step 2
- Departure from Bellecin on Saturday 24 June at 8 am.
- Arrival in Bellecin from 13h30.
- 165 km to cover.
- 2505 meters of positive altitude difference/2511 meters of negative altitude difference.
- 3 complete refreshment points on the course
Profile step 2
Chrono 1 étape 2
- Ascent to Sermu
- Start : Km 35,5
- Distance : 6.800km
- Difference in altitude : 256m
Chrono 2 stage 2
- Ascent to the Joux pass
- Start : Km 121
- Distance : 5.400km
- Difference in altitude : 249m
Timed sector : Climb to the col du Grand Colombier
- Departure at Kilometre Point 32
- Distance : 17 km
- D+ : 1210 m
On the day the numbered bibs are removed, you will receive a superb top-of-the-range Rosti jersey, official supplier of the Pro AG2R team.
You will have to wear this collector jersey during the second stage of the Forest’cime.
You can order additional jersey or short, to be removed also with the numbered bib.
Jersey : 55 € incl.
Short : 65 € incl.
Jersey + short :
110 € incl.