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The Col d’Ornon

The Col d’Ornon is an often overlooked climb here in the Oisans but really should be on everyone’s to do list while staying in Bourg d’Oisans The climb is often used in the Tour de France (at time of writing … Continue reading

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Bourg d’Oisans gets ready for the Tour de France 2018.

It’s a bumper cycling year here in the Oisans with a stage finish on Alpe d’Huez on the 19th July 2018 and a stage start from our very own Bourg d’Oisans the next day. The town have already installed new … Continue reading

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Photos Cotswold Classic April 2011

Some photos from the Cotwold Classic Sportive start in Cirencester england 2011. My new PROMPT frame is looking rather nice.

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Yeovil – Bournemouth – Yeovil

We have been in the UK visiting friends and family and stocking up our supplies for Enjoy Oisans. While here I decided to tackle the Yeovil to Bournemouth ride through the fantastic quiet country lanes. The ride is just under 50 miles and I … Continue reading

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A few photos from the 2010 Challenge du Dauphiné Vercors

I headed off with my friend Radboud – who lives in Grenoble – to ride the long version of the Challenge du Dauphiné Vercors Sportive today. Despite a start time of 8AM the weather was perfect and approximately 700 people … Continue reading

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First ride of the year up Col de la Madeleine

With the Col du Glandon now open it is fairly easy to get to the base of the Col de la Madeleine and although it is still technically closed I thought I would see how far up I could get. This is … Continue reading

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Alpe d’Huez and Mont Ventoux

While 5 of our Irish guests staying as part of our Tour d’Oisans holiday today cycled Alpe d’Huez I have been busy planning 2011 holidays. Yes it starts already !. Anyway good news is that we have set our dates and … Continue reading

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Col de la Morte and the Col d’Ornon Day 1 of the Big Col Tour

I set off this morning on a training ride that consists of the 1st day of our Big Col Tour. This 100km loop takes me approximately 4 hours to ride – with no stops. Despite it only being April at … Continue reading

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