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Triathlon Training in The Oisans

It’s uplifting to read about someone who takes a leap into a new and challenging career – especially someone leaving a career in accounting to start a Triathlon squad! Check out this blog by a More Than 21 Bends customer … Continue reading

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Alpe d’Huez, Mont Ventoux Galibier and the Lacets de Montvernier

Mont Ventoux October 2015 Alpe d′Huez, Galibier and Mont Ventoux We are running two Ventoux tours this year to celebrate the inclusion of the climb in the 2016 Tour de France 10th June 2016 to 18th June 2016 – 599GBP … Continue reading

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Home Catering Delivery Service – Summer 2016

At More Than 21 bends we fully understand the benefits of a self catered holiday. We also know that sometimes, the actual self catering part isn’t everyone’s favorite aspect of the holiday, especially after a hard days riding! We are … Continue reading

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Winters arrived in the Oisans

With the Col du Galibier and Col de la Croix de Fer closed for the winter, and snow in the Oisans valley it finally feels like winter has arrived.

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10% DISCOUNT ON CYCLE TOURS 2016

We have already announced our La Marmotte 2016 packages and have now added our additional 2016 Cycling Holidays to our schedule and to wet your appetite we are giving an * “Early Bird” 10% discount on the tours listed below … 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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Re-Route for La Marmotte 2015

Following the closure of the Tunnel du Chambon (on the route from Bourg d’Oisans to Briancon via the Col du Lautaret and on to the Col du Galibier) in April, when large cracks were found suggesting a likely collapse, there will now … Continue reading

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Alpe d′Huez Col du Galibier and Mont Ventoux Cycle Tour

13 June 2015 to 20 June 2015 Ride Alpe d′Huez, Mont Ventoux and Col du Galibier and more Alpe d′Huez Galibier and Mont Ventoux Arrive in Bourg d′Oisans for the first night (pick up 2PM from Grenoble Station) Day 1 … Continue reading

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Self Catered Cycling Accommodation Bourg d’Oisans

Bourg d’Oisans is the best place to base your holiday if you are thinking of tackling Alpe d’Huez, Col de la Croix de Fer or the mighty Col du Galibier. Indeed its the place to stay if you are also … Continue reading

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Early christmas present

We finally received the new More Than 21 Bends minibus yesterday. Our trusty Renault Trafic which has been with us from the start  in 2009 and clicked over the 200,000 km mark in November has moved on to a new … Continue reading

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Tour de France Supported Cycle Tour 2015

7 nights stay on a bed and breakfast shared room basis in Bourg d Oisans with supported rides Tour de France Cycle Tour Itinerary Sunday 19th July – Arrive in Bourg d’Oisans from 4PM Monday 20th July – The first … Continue reading

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Tour de France Alpe d’Huez 2015

Alpe d’Huez will be appearing for the first time as the penultimate stage of the Tour de France 2015 on the 25th July 2015. This is sure to be the showdown that will decide the winner of the Tour de France. … Continue reading

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Last Alpe d’Huez and Ventoux trip of the season

We have just returned from Ventoux for the last time this year having just finished our 3rd trip there of the season. As usual the week started with the local climbs in the Oisans including of course Alpe d’Huez , … Continue reading

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Alpe d Huez Cycling Challenge – and the winner is ….

Who was the fastest of our frame builders in the Alpe d Huez challenge? Having spent a couple of days riding with the guys, Ricky, Jake, Richard and Phil and their bikes we thought we would have a bit of fun and make the … Continue reading

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Hailstones on the Col du Galibier

What started as a few hailstones ended in 3 cm of snow and the temperature dropping to -1 degrees centigrade. The morning started beautifully on the Col du Telegraphe

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Col du Galibier to open May 24th 2014 ?

The local authorities have announced a provisional date of the 24th May 2014 for the opening of the Col du Galibier We were not scheduled to ride this as part or our Alpe d’Huez and Mont Ventoux tour in May … Continue reading

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Discounted – Last Tour of the Oisans holiday of the year.

We still have 3 spaces on our last Tour of the Oisans holiday of the year and have discounted it to the ridiculous price of just 199GBP per person. The weather is still usaually good this time of year and … 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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We are in the latest copy of Cyclist Magazine 2013

We have done it !. We are on the front cover of the latest Cyclist magazine – that’s Phil in the red jersey. We invited Cyclist over in May to ride one of our favourite hidden routes in the Alpe … Continue reading

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The Col du Galibier is finally open – Photos….

scots tour of oisans day 6, a set on Flickr. Its opened a few weeks later than normal and you can see why with the amount of snow that is still up there.

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