Category Archives: La Marmotte

A little La Marmotte motivation?

Feeling the need for a little motivation for 2017? You’re not the only one, thanks to a lack of Mr Sunshine it’s a classic time of year to feel the motivation blues. Our simple solution? Commit to something. It doesn’t really matter … Continue reading

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La Marmotte Sportive Alps 2017 is on Sunday

The local tourist board have confirmed that from 2017 under police recommendation  La Marmotte Sportive  will move to a Sunday instead of its traditional Saturday. We have adjusted our week long package to fit in with the new dates. Optional … Continue reading

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Is La Marmotte 2017 on a sunday ?

For the first time it appears that La Marmotte will be held on the Sunday rather than its usual Saturday. This has yet to be confirmed by the event organisers as they are still awaiting licences for the race. Join us … Continue reading

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La Marmotte 2017

La Marmotte Sportive 2017 And they are off. #lamarmotte #grandtrophee #morethan21bends #gopro #goprocycling #rideoisans 📷 @capsnothatscc https://www.morethan21bends.com/marmotte.aspx A post shared by More Than 21 Bends (@morethan21bends) on Jul 1, 2016 at 11:39pm PDT Week Long Tour preparing you for the … Continue reading

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Last Marmotte Places

With La Marmotte 2016 fast approaching, we have a few last minute special offers available: Follow cancellations, 2 places on our week long tour – special offer price of £400 per person for a 7 night stay arriving Sunday 26th … Continue reading

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Bikes with disc brakes not permitted in Marmotte 2016

If you are heading to Bourg d Oisans this summer for La Marmotte make sure you are riding disc brake free. Cyclists taking part in French sportives, including La Marmotte, will not be able to do so on bikes equipped … Continue reading

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Price Reduction At Cyclist Friendly Self Catered Apartment in Bourg d’Oisans

New Lower Price for Self-Catered Apartment Available Year Round in Bourg d’Oisans   Apartment La Neat – sleeps 6 – 2 bedrooms – Wi-Fi – bike storage – balcony Centrally located in Bourg d’Oisans, La Neat is a popular choice for … Continue reading

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Quick – Last spot on the week long Marmotte Tour

We have just one spot left on our week long Marmotte Tour for 2016 so stop thinking about it, just book it! Marmotte week long tour 26 June to 3 July 2016 7 nights supported cycle tour, riding all the … Continue reading

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LA MARMOTTE 2016

We have now released our 2016 La Marmotte Cycling Packages. All packages listed below come with a free guaranteed entry if booked before the end of August 2015. WEEK LONG SUPPORTED TOUR Our week long package is this year restricted … Continue reading

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La marmotte 2014 start photos

La marmotte 2014 has just left bourg d’oisans

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La Marmotte 2014 tour group

It’s La marmotte sportive time here in Bourg d’Oisans. We welcomed 15 guests for the week. Unfortunately one did not turn up because of a last minute injury. Today we tackled alpe d’huez. We are already taking booking for La … Continue reading

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La Marmotte 2013 Photos

La Marmotte 2013, a set on Flickr. A whole load of photos of our guests from this years La Marmotte event. Photos from the start line , the bottom of Alpe d’Huez and the finishing line. Thinking of doing La … Continue reading

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La Marmotte 2013 Start photos

Photos  from todays start of La Marmotte 2013 here in Bourg d’Oisans. If you are thinking of doing the 2014 La Marmotte then join us on one of our remaining Alpe d’Huez Tour of the Oisans holiday this year and … Continue reading

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Chilling out in Oz en Oisans village day before La Marmotte

day before la marmotte, a photo by MoreThan21Bends on Flickr. Its the day before La Marmotte and we always do a flat(ish) light ride the day before the event. Today we rode out to the tiny village of Oz en … Continue reading

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La Marmotte Entry Only Package

We have 3 La Marmotte 2013 entries available. All you need to do is find your own accommodation for the event ! Click on link below http://www.enjoyoisans.com/shop_details.asp?p=13    

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La Marmotte 2013 Event Entries

Due to a couple of cancellations we have a couple of La Marmotte 2013 accommodation packages with hotel accommodation in Alpe d’Huez. In addition Mosquito Bikes can bring your bike down to the event for you if required. More information … Continue reading

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Last self catered property remaining for La Marmotte 2013

The lovely two bedroom house is sat on the road right at the start of the Alpe d’Huez climb, so after riding over the timing mat to ensure you made the cut off, you can pop in to the house … Continue reading

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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 2012 Start Photos Bourg d’Oisans

La Marmotte 2012 has just started in Bourg d’Oisans. We were out supporting our guests and taking these photos. MarmotteSportive20120707, a set on Flickr. GET YOUR MARMOTTE 2013 ENTRIES NOW As an official La Marmotte tour operater we have access to … Continue reading

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La Marmotte 2012 guests

La Marmotte 2012, a photo by MoreThan21Bends on Flickr. Our La Marmotte 2012 guests all lined up on a damp morning today to climb Alpe d’Huez and the Col de Sarenne today. Tomorrow we split into 2 groups to ride … Continue reading

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