Category Archives: Tour de France 2011

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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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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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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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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