Monthly Archives: May 2013

Giro d’italia day 4 Photos

Giro d’italia day 4, a set on Flickr. We finally got to see the Giro d’Italia today in Modane just near the base of Col du Telegraphe. We even managad to get a happy birthday message chalked out on the … Continue reading

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Giro d’Italia Day 3 Photos

Giro d’Italia Day 3 , a set on Flickr. Finally the sun was out. Today we climbed the Col de Montgenevre into Italy before descending down to the Col de Mont Cenis. The Giro tackled this both ways this year … Continue reading

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Giro d’Italia day 2 Photos

giro d’italia day 2, a set on Flickr. This was meant to be the day that we caught the Giro d’Italia on the finish of the Col du Galibier. Unfortunately the weather had other ideas !

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Giro d’Italia Day 1 Photos

giro d’italia day 1, a set on Flickr. Day 1 of our Giro d’Italia Weekend tour took us up Alpe d’Huez. Then the rain really came down…..

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Col de la Croix de Fer is now open

Despite the vast amounts of snow we have had the local authorities have managed to cut through the snow to allow access to the Col de la Croix de Fer. Our cycling group came over from the north side after … Continue reading

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Will the Giro d’Italia be climbing the Col du Galibier ?

At time of writing there is a major doubt as to whether the Giro d’Italia will be finishing on the Col du Galibier on Sunday. A culmination a heavier than normal snow fall over the winter, the time of year, … Continue reading

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Cyclist Friendly Accommodation in Bourg d’Oisans

We are pleased to announce that we have taken on two new large self catered houses here in Bourg d’Oisans for our self supported cycling holidays. The first Maison de Republique will be available from the 1st June 2013 and is a … Continue reading

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La Marmotte 2013 Event Entries

Due to a couple of cancellations we have a couple of La Marmotte 2013 accommodation packages with hotel accommodation in Alpe d’Huez. In addition Mosquito Bikes can bring your bike down to the event for you if required. More information … Continue reading

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