Category Archives: Col du Galibier

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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Route des Grandes Alpes Day 4 Photos

Route des Grandes Alpes Day 4 Day 4 took us from our base at the bottom of the Col de l’Iseran over the Col du Telegraphe and Col du Galibier. The day finished in Briançon.

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La Marmotte Sportive Day 2

La Marmotte 20120703, a set on Flickr. Today we split into 2 smaller groups with one set tackling the Col du Glandon and Col de la Croix de Fer, while the other set drove to the Telegraphe and rode the … Continue reading

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Telegraphe and Galibier Custom Tours

Telegraphe and Galibier 20120624, a set on Flickr. One thing we like doing here is organising a custom tour for groups of riders. All we ask is that you are a group between 6 and 16 people. You tell us … Continue reading

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Marmotte Big Col Tour Day 2 and 3 Marmotte Route

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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Tour of Andalucia Day3 and 4 Reconnaisance

Day 3 and 4 took us from Monachil to Almunacar and back over the Sierras de Tejeda. We set off from Monachil fairly early to tackle the rolling climb up over the Sierras de Tejeda. The first 15km or so … Continue reading

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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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Alpe d’Huez to Italy – last 2 spaces left maybe more available….

We now only have 2 spaces left for our Alpe d’Huez to Italy tour (August 11th-18th August 2012). If you are a group of 3 or more please contact us as we will provide additional minibus and support if there is … 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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L’Etape du Tour Act 1 photos

Busy couple of days here for us getting our 7 guests over to Modane for the start of the 2011 Modane to Alpe d’Huez Etape du Tour. We started with a trip over the Col du Galibier on the Sunday … Continue reading

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Marmotte Tour Day 3 Col du Galibier and Alpe d’Huez

Photos from Day 3 of our Marmotte Tour on the Col du Galibier and Alpe d’Huez

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Day 4 More Than Etape du Tour Photos Col du Télégraphe Col du Galibier

Day 4 took in the Col du Télégraphe and the Col du Galibier      

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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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Day 1 More Than Etape du Tour Photos Col du Lautaret/Galibier

We set off from Bourg d’Oisans today for the first leg of the 2011 More Than Etape du Tour Week. The first day took in the Col du Lautaret and the Col du Galibier before descending to Briançon for an … 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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Alpe d’Huez and Mont Ventoux Day 2 Col du Galibier Photos

Due to the lack of snow this year we ditched our usual ride up the Col du Glandon on day 2 of our Alpe d’Huez Mont Ventoux week for the just opened Col du Galibier.

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