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Webshops

  • Club des Cent Cols sells accurate passlists for the various areas of the Alps and the Pyrenees (see: ‘La Boutique’).
  • Omni Resources in USA, has very many maps. Perhaps the most interesting section is the Hiking maps of the International section.
  • Maps Worldwide in UK, has many relevant maps.
  • Stella Alpina in Florence, Italy is a good place buy maps from (esp. of Italy).
  • Maps Store, Italy.
  • Au Vieux Campeur in France, sells a lot of maps.
  • Freytag & Berndt in Austria is the best resource for maps of Austria and nearby regions.
  • French maps could be bought directly from IGN France.
  • Librera Desnivel in Spain, sells Spanish maps.
  • Tienda Verde in Spain, also sells Spanish maps.
  • Denzel-Verlag sells the classic reference book – Grosser Alpenstrassenführer – for travelling on mountainroads in the alps by Motorcycle (but with much relevant information for the bicyclist as well)
  • Altigraph in France, sells many books on profiles of climbs.
  • OCD CycloClimbing also sells some guides (but may not be very up-to-date, although work is underway to update them and make them available online), but a recommendation is to get the Roughstuff Cycling in the Alps book by Fred Wright to read about some possible and less possible unpaved crossings in the Alps.
  • Ediciclo is an Italian publisher of cycling books, many of relevance for cycling in the mountains.
  • 100 Alpenpässe mit dem Rennrad is a book by Rudolf Geser (who has released similar titles for motorcyclists and car drivers).