For a sporting and ambitious cyclist, the Alps mean an enticement and a challenge at the same time. If you ride moutain passes with a road bike it's a wonderfull, unique experience.
My trips in the Alpes: Italy, Dolomiten Mountain passes I drove : Sella Ronda over Grödner Joch- Campalongopass- Pordoijoch- Sellajoch 1980 altitudes meters on a distance of 58 km Stilfser Joch 1808 altitudes meters on a distance of 25 km,
mountain height 2758 m France, Dauphine and Savoyen
Mountain passes I drove :
The Circuit des Grands Cols Galibier- Lautaret- Crois de Fer 3630 altitudes meters on a distance of 166 km
Le Bourg-d'Oisans to l'Alpe-d'Huez 1850 altitudes meters on a distance of 13 km