Category Archives: Col d'Izoard

Cycle Route des Grandes Alpes 2016

We are pleased to confirm our 2016 Route des Grandes Alpes will commence on the 17th September 2016. The 10 day tour is limited to just 8 people in total. From Geneva to Nice 670 km over 15 cols with … Continue reading

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Col d’Izoard Team from July 2014

  Neil from Australia sent this photo in of our group from the Tour de France climb week in July sat on or doorstep on departure day. A few tired legs but everyone had a great week despite the unseasonably … Continue reading

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Route des Grandes Alpes Day 6 Photos

Route des Grandes Alpes Day 6, a set on Flickr. After Day 5 rest day in Briançon we took on the Col d’Izoard and the Col de Vars on a very hot sunny day.

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Alpe d’Huez to Italy 2012 tour fully booked

Our Alpe d’Huez to Italy 2012 tour is now fully booked. We will be releasing our 2013 dates in the next couple of weeks    

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Nice to Alpe d’Huez

Nice to Alpe d’Huez. For 2013 we are organising a new tour from Nice on the south coast of France to our base in Bourg d’Oisans at the base of Alpe d’Huez. The 7 night point to point tour will … Continue reading

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Route des Grandes Alpes

We are really pleased to announce our first Route des Grandes Alpes tour will take place starting on the 28th July 2012. The 10 day point to point tour with over 650 km of riding and 16 cols starts in … Continue reading

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Kraft Foods Day 6 Alpe d’Huez to Italy Tour

Day 6 of the Kraft Foods Alpe d’Huez to Italy Tour started in Molines en Queyras with a short decent off the Col d’Agnel to the bottom of the Col d’Izoard. After the Col d’Izoard we headed over the Col … Continue reading

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Day 6 Alpe d’Huez to Italy back to Bourg d’Oisans

Last day of our Alpe d’Huez to Italy tour took us from our overnight base in Molines en Queyras back to our base in Bourg d’Oisans via the Col d’Izoard, Col du Lautaret and finally the Col du Galibier.

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Col d’Izoard

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.

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Day 3 More Than Etape du Tour Photos Pinerolo to Col du Galibier

Todays ride was meant to take in stage 18 of the 2011 Tour de France over the Col d’Agnel, Col d’Izoard, Col du Lautaret and the Col du Galibier from Pinerolo – however due to the Col d’Agnel being shut … Continue reading

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Col du Galibier, Lautaret and the Col d’Izoard

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

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Pinerolo to Col du Galibier Stage 18 2011 Tour de France

We will be covering the huge stage of Pinerolo to the Col du Galibier over 2 days as part of our Alpe d’Huez to Italy tour. Day 1 will take in the Col du Glandon and the Col de la … Continue reading

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Tour de France 2011 Route ?

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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Alep d’Huez to Italy 2011

We are still putting the finishing touches to this holiday – (we have been so busy here in Bourg thats it has been difficult to escape to Italy to reccy the route). Most of its now put together with a … Continue reading

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First photos of Col d’Izoard 2010

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

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Col du Lautaret, Col d’Izoard and Briançon in February

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

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