Monthly Archives: September 2012

Riding La Marmotte GranFondo backwards with a twist

Late September is great here in the Oisans and we invited a couple of More Than 21 Bends friends over for some end of season cycling. We set off at 8:20 to ride La Marmotte route backwards with a slight … Continue reading

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Col du Galibier to host a finish of the 2013 Giro d’Italia

For the first time in the history the Col du Galibier and the Col du Telegraphe will be used in the Giro d’Italia. Stage 15 on the 19th May 2013 will see only the second summit finish of the Col … Continue reading

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Tour of the Oisans Day 3 Galibier September

Tour of the Oisans Day 3 Galibier September, a set on Flickr. Photos from our first ride over the Col du Galibier in September

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Alpe d’Huez and Strava

We have discovered something new here this year on our cycling tours – Strava. Last year it was not mentioned at all, this year well its talked about nearly as much as Rapha gear, is it to expensive ? and … Continue reading

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