Category Archives: Col du Lautaret

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Kraft Foods Tour Day 2 Alpe d’Huez to Italy Photos

Photos from Day 2 of the Kraft Foods Alpe d’Huez to Italy Tour covering Alpe d’Huez, Col de Sarenne and the Col de Lautaret.

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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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Day 2 Alpe d’Huez to Italy – Alpe d’Huez Col de Sarenne and Col du Lautaret

Todays ride from our base in Bourg d’Oisans  started with the famous 21 bends of Alpe d’Huez before heading over the Col de Sarenne to the base of the Col du Lautaret. The 30km ascent of the Col du Lautaret … Continue reading

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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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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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First ride of the year over Col du Lautaret to Briançon

Beautiful weather here in the oisans at the moment so I decided to tackle the out and back route to Briançon over the Col du Lautaret from Bourg d’Oisans. The round trip is approximately 130KM and took me just over … 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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Alpe d’Huez to Italy Week – Tour de France 2011 Route

Great news for us in that our Alpe d’Huez to Italy point to point tour in that we will be covering all of the following climbs that feature in the 2011 Tour de France. Alpe d’Huez Col du Galibier (both … 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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