At More than 21 bends we are always on the lookout to add to our bike friendly self-catering property portfolio. While Phil has been spending time riding our lovely mountains, Helen and I have been working hard to try and … Continue reading
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Further to the continued closure of the road between Bourg d Oisans and the Col du Galibier, and the subsequent re-route of La Marmotte sportive which we reported previously, our friends at la Marmotte have now confirmed the new route. The new … Continue reading
We are pleased to have met up with Katie Marsland a fellow expat living just outside Bourg d Oisans and with whom we are very happy will be working with More Than 21 Bends this summer. Katie originally trained as … Continue reading
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We get lots of interesting, lovely people staying with us and have decided to now and then tell you a little bit about some of them. In June 2012, Lily Kentwell, a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Photomedia) at the Australian National … Continue reading
Marmotte Big Col Tour Day 2 and 3 20120619, a set on Flickr. We have just completed our 2 days supported cycling holiday covering the La Marmotte Route. Day 1 covers the Col du Glandon and the Col du Telegraphe … Continue reading
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Photos from our recent trip over the Col d’Izoard We cover the eastern climb on our Alpe d’Huez to Italy tour and the western climb on our Marmotte Big Col Tour.
We started in Valoires today as part of La Marmotte Tour took in the Col du Galibier from the north before heading down the Col du Lautaret for lunch in Briançon. After a fantastic lunch in Briançon a few of … Continue reading
We are taking a short trip back to the UK in April and I have entered (what would have been one of my local sportives) the Cotswold Spring Classic on easter monday. I will be using the long distance route … Continue reading
The Tour de France 2011 route (if rumours are correct the full route will be announced on the 19th October 2010) is shaping up to be a good one for us and the More Than 21 Bends tours. It looks … Continue reading
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We took our 7 Australian guests upto the Col de la Madeleine (part of our Marmotte Big Col Tour) today to watch the Tour de France go by.
After our rest day on day 4 we left Briançon for Les Deux Alpes via the Col du Lautaret.
More photos from our ride from Bourg d’Oisans toLa Chambre via the Col du Glandon.
Some photos of our guests “enjoying” themselves on Day 1 of the Big Col Tour taking in the Col de la Morte and the Col d’Ornon.
photos from todays stage through Bourg d’Oisans and up Alpe d’Huez
There is still lots of snow on the Col du Galibier and only the tunnel is currently open. We cross over the Col du Galibier as part of the Big Col Tour in June
Made my first cycle ride up the Col d’Izoard this year in preperation for the Big Col Tour that we run in June. The pass had only just open and there was still plenty of snow at 2360 metres above … Continue reading
I set off this morning on a training ride that consists of the 1st day of our Big Col Tour. This 100km loop takes me approximately 4 hours to ride – with no stops. Despite it only being April at … Continue reading
We now only have two places for the June More Than 21 Bends Big Col Tour starting on the 13th June . Easyjet have also announced 25 percent of all flights to Geneva where you can pick up the coach … Continue reading
We took a family trip over the Col du Lautaret passed the foot of the Col d’Izoard and onto the nearby town of Briançon. It certainly is not cycling weather at the moments with the snow up to 2 metres high at … Continue reading
Due to popular demand we are offering an extra 2 nights stay in Bourg d’Oisans before our More Than 21 Bends Big Col Tour point to point cycling tour in June to take in the Dauphine Libere stage race as … Continue reading