Category Archives: Col du Galibier

La Marmotte 2019 – date confirmed

The date has now been confirmed for the Marmotte Granfondo Alpes for the 7th July 2019 with entries going online for sale at the end of the month. It looks to be another busy event period for us at More … Continue reading

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Alpe d Huez and Mont Ventoux Supported Cycling Tours

Come and join us on our fully supported cycle tour of Alpe d Huez and Mont Ventoux. Priced at £599 for a seven night stay our Tour itinerary features many classic climbs of the Tour de France: Saturday – Arrive … Continue reading

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Self guided Tour of the Oisans

Following lots of requests this summer we are now offering our classic Tour of the Oisans trip on a self guided basis. This provides you with complete freedom to choose the dates you visit, any time May to mid October, … Continue reading

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Route to the Galibier from Bourg d Oisans re-opened.

  The route to the Galibier from Bourg d Oisans re-opened on the 24 November, on the completion of a route de secours (relief road).  This new 5.3km road consisting of parts of an existing forest track and new construction … Continue reading

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Triathlon Training in The Oisans

It’s uplifting to read about someone who takes a leap into a new and challenging career – especially someone leaving a career in accounting to start a Triathlon squad! Check out this blog by a More Than 21 Bends customer … Continue reading

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Alpe d’Huez, Mont Ventoux Galibier and the Lacets de Montvernier

Mont Ventoux October 2015 Alpe d′Huez, Galibier and Mont Ventoux We are running two Ventoux tours this year to celebrate the inclusion of the climb in the 2016 Tour de France 10th June 2016 to 18th June 2016 – 599GBP … Continue reading

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10% DISCOUNT ON CYCLE TOURS 2016

We have already announced our La Marmotte 2016 packages and have now added our additional 2016 Cycling Holidays to our schedule and to wet your appetite we are giving an * “Early Bird” 10% discount on the tours listed below … Continue reading

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Tour de France – New Self Catered Availability

Stop Press! We have new availability for Tour de France week. Another not to be missed opportunity has arisen in one of our centrally located apartments La Neate, offering the chance to stay in the heart of Bourg d’Oisans when the spectacular Tour de France rides … Continue reading

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Alpe d′Huez Col du Galibier and Mont Ventoux Cycle Tour

13 June 2015 to 20 June 2015 Ride Alpe d′Huez, Mont Ventoux and Col du Galibier and more Alpe d′Huez Galibier and Mont Ventoux Arrive in Bourg d′Oisans for the first night (pick up 2PM from Grenoble Station) Day 1 … Continue reading

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Early christmas present

We finally received the new More Than 21 Bends minibus yesterday. Our trusty Renault Trafic which has been with us from the start  in 2009 and clicked over the 200,000 km mark in November has moved on to a new … Continue reading

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Hailstones on the Col du Galibier

What started as a few hailstones ended in 3 cm of snow and the temperature dropping to -1 degrees centigrade. The morning started beautifully on the Col du Telegraphe

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Col du Galibier to open May 24th 2014 ?

The local authorities have announced a provisional date of the 24th May 2014 for the opening of the Col du Galibier We were not scheduled to ride this as part or our Alpe d’Huez and Mont Ventoux tour in May … Continue reading

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October cycling holidays Alpe d’Huez

October is a great month to come cycling in the Oisans. We traditionally run our last Tour of the Oisans holiday in the first week of October. 2014 is no different and while we can not guarantee good weather the … Continue reading

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Col du Galibier Photos September

marmotte short week day 2 sept 2013, a set on Flickr. Temperatures hit 18C on the Galibier today. It could not have been any different to last week where the temperature fell to just 3 degrees. What a difference a … Continue reading

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Discounted – Last Tour of the Oisans holiday of the year.

We still have 3 spaces on our last Tour of the Oisans holiday of the year and have discounted it to the ridiculous price of just 199GBP per person. The weather is still usaually good this time of year and … Continue reading

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Alpe d’Huez, Mont Ventoux and the Col du Galibier

We are now taking bookings for our ever popular Alpe d’Huez, Mont Ventoux and Galibier cycling holiday. The week long stay takes in 4 days of riding in the Oisans including Alpe d’Huez, Col de la Croix de Fer, Col … Continue reading

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The Col du Galibier is finally open – Photos….

scots tour of oisans day 6, a set on Flickr. Its opened a few weeks later than normal and you can see why with the amount of snow that is still up there.

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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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October Galibier and Telegraphe photos last day of the last tour of the year

Photos from the last day of our last tour of 2012 over the Col du Galibier and Col du Telegraphe

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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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