Diagonale

Perpignan

to

Dunkerque

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What is a diagonale?

Essentially, a ride of 1100kms or more, self supported and self organised, across France, from one point to another on the French map above. The route is also self-planned and receipts should be collected and sent in for accreditation.

The official length of this particular one is 1190kms which must be completed in less than 100 hours. For more more details, please click on the link:

http://cyclo-long-cours.fr/diagonales/

Suggested stops

Perpignan -

Food -  Bages(72), Faugeres(136), Le Caylar(190), Mostuéjoulis(245)

Sleep - Chanac(285) Day 1=285k in 18h (6am start + hills)

Food -  Ruynes(366), Sainte Florine(425), Pont du chateau(485), St Germain(545)

Sleep - Toulon(590) Day 2=305=k in 24h (hilly start)

Food -  Nevers(655), Neuvy sue Loire(735), Montargis(795), Saint Memmes(850)

Sleep - Serris (915) Day 3=335k in 24h

Food -  Saint Sauveur(982), Noyon(1025), Péronne(1080), Lens(1145), Fletre(1195) 

Dunkique - 1239k Day 4=324 in 24h

Total 90h

Climbing

6400m. Max 5,8%

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