Category Archives: Tour de France

Tour de France 2018, Alpe d Huez

So, the not so well kept rumours, were true and the Tour visits Alpe d Huez for a mountain top finish again in 2018, hurrah. After setting out from Bourg-Saint-Maurice a route over the mountains and 175 km brings the … Continue reading

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Tour de France 2017

17 July 2017 to 23 July 2017 Ride the iconic climbs from the Tour de France and watch how the Pros really climb ! Overview The tour is limited to a maximum of 8 people. Monday  – Arrive in Bourg … Continue reading

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Dauphine Libere 2016 to finish in Vaujany

Stage 5 of the Dauphine Libere will be finishing in the local ski resort of Vaujany on the 12th June 2016. With this being one of the last events before the Tour de France most of the big guns should … Continue reading

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Special Offer- Self Catered Accommodation in Every Size

At More than 21 bends we are always on the lookout to add to our bike friendly self-catering property portfolio. While Phil has been spending time riding our lovely mountains, Helen and I have been working hard to try and … 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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Magazine shoots – Cambrils – Costa Dorada

Cambrils Cycling COsta Dorada, a set on Flickr. In October I was invited over to Cambrils Spain to experience riding in the Costa Dorada and to be used as an “extra” in the photoshoot for the Spanish Pedalier magazine. Its … Continue reading

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2013 Cycling Jerseys

cycling jerseys, a set on Flickr. Here are a collection of my 2013 Cycling Jerseys. Some have been given to me by clients, others are personnel favourites and other were commissioned especially for a particular cycling tour that we organised. … Continue reading

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IT’S THE END OF THE SEASON AS WE KNOW IT (AND WE FEEL FINE)

We have been looking through some of the photos from this season and have picked out some of our favourites. It has been an amazing year, from the snow that thwarted the completion of the route for Phil and Rob Penn in … Continue reading

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Interview on Alpe d’Huez

We hooked up with a German film crew on Tuesday to film a piece about Alpe d’Huez, Bourg d’Oisans and the Tour de France. Check out the video footage here. http://www.daserste.de/information/politik-weltgeschehen/morgenmagazin/berichte-und-interviews/moma-Reporter-Tour-de-France-100.html

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Misty start to the day in Alpe d’Huez

It’s a misty start for the thousands of Tour fans heading up Alpe d’Huez for todays stage 18 of the Tour de France.  As Bourg d’Oisans empties out and the bends of the climb fill up it’s an amazing atmosphere … Continue reading

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Tour de France Build up in Bourg d’Oisans

As town gets ready for the Tour this morning we have sold out of nearly all our stock of our More Than 21 Bends Alpe d’Huez Cycle Jerseys and T-Shirts in the PROMPT.CC shop but fear not you can still pick up … Continue reading

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German Film crew following us up the Alpe d’Huez

German Filming, a set on Flickr. Today we were being filmed by a German Film Crew for a piece on the impact of the Tour de France on the local area. Our Australian customers from Bike Sure Online were also … 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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Tour of the oisans day 4 Col du Mollard and Glandon

Tour of the oisans day 4 bigfootmbc, a set on Flickr. To celebrate the Tour de France coming to the area in July we are this year taking in the Col de la Croix de Fer, Col du Mollard and … Continue reading

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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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January cycle ride up Alpe d’huez

42 consecutive month of riding up Alpe d’Huez. January is always the hardest month to get done because of the lack of daylight and general warmth. A quick stop at bend 16 this time to show the snow and Pierre … Continue reading

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Alpe d’Huez to Italy Day 3 Col de Montgenevre and Col de Sestriere

Day 3 of our Alpe d’Huez to Italy tour took us from our overnight stay in Briançon to Pinerolo in Italy via the Col de Montgenevre and the Colle di Sestriere. The day includes a 50km descent from the top … Continue reading

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Cycling Alpe d’Huez and the Traverse d’Oisans in February

We have had some milder weather here in the Oisans in February meaning I have been out “training” for our hectic summer of cycling tours. On sunday I cycled up Alpe d’Huez and did a little skiing afterwards. On tuesday I took … 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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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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