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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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Accommodation Deals For Self Catered Cycling Groups in Bourg d’Oisans – August & September

Last minute accommodation deals for Bourg d’Oisans With lovely weather forecast for late August into September, we think that Bourg d’Oisans is an unbeatable choice for a last-minute cycling holiday with friends or family. You too could enjoy the iconic … Continue reading

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Day 2 of Alpe d’Huez to Italy Bourg d’Oisans to Briancon

huez to italy day 2, a set on Flickr. The weather turned from sunshine to rain and back to sunshine today as we tackled the long climb up to the Col du Lautaret and then the Col du Galibier. For … Continue reading

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Route des Grandes Alpes Day 6 Photos

Route des Grandes Alpes Day 6, a set on Flickr. After Day 5 rest day in Briançon we took on the Col d’Izoard and the Col de Vars on a very hot sunny day.

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Route des Grandes Alpes

We are really pleased to announce our first Route des Grandes Alpes tour will take place starting on the 28th July 2012. The 10 day point to point tour with over 650 km of riding and 16 cols starts in … 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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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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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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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 2 More Than Etape du Tour Photos Briançon to Pinerolo

Today we covered the two major cols from Stage 17 of the 2011 Tour de France the Col de Montgenèvre and the Colle di Sestriere as we cycled from Briançon to Pinerolo in Italy  

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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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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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Day 5 Photos Big Col Tour

After our rest day on day 4 we left Briançon for Les Deux Alpes via the Col du Lautaret.

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Day 3 Photos Big Col Tour

On a wet Day 3 we tackled the Col du Telegraphe and the Col du Galibier before finishing in Briançon.

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Col du Lautaret, Col d’Izoard and Briançon in February

We took a family trip over the Col du Lautaret passed the foot of the Col d’Izoard and onto the nearby town of Briançon. It certainly is not cycling weather at the moments with the snow up to 2 metres high at … Continue reading

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Point to Point Tour in the French Alps

Our first More Than 21 Bends point to point tour of the summer will be running from Sunday 13th June until Sunday 20th June.  

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Tour de France 2010 Stage finish in St Jean de Maurienne

The 2010 Tour de France has announced that stage 9 will finisn in Saint Jean de Maurienne on the 13th July. We stay in Saint Jean de Maurienne as part of the More Than 21 Bends Big Col Tour that … Continue reading

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