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L'etape du Tour 2016

L'Etape du Tour 2016

Posted on: November 7, 2015 - 12:52
L’Etape du Tour
So, you’re on the brink or have already signed up to the infamous and legendary cycle event L’Etape du Tour 2016 and no doubt are both thrilled and scared of what lies in store!
Perhaps you’re a regular or maybe it’s your first Etape or even your first time...
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Tour de France guest blog 2015

Posted on: October 14, 2015 - 14:06
We are delighted and flattered that one of our lovely Tour de France guests, Steve from this years Tour holiday has taken the time to write an amazing, insightful and down right fantastic blog about his week with us in the Alps. From riding iconic climbs, spectating the...

The Alps are open for cycling!

Posted on: June 10, 2015 - 13:00
The Alps are open for cycling!
A question we get asked a lot is…when is the earliest you can start to cycle the big cols in the Alps? And it’s a good one! Unfortunately it’s not as simple as a given date, it all depends on the snow levels from the winter, how...
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Bike Tour: The Route des Grandes Alpes Cols

Posted on: May 8, 2015 - 09:17
The Routes des Grandes Alpes includes some wild and very impressive cols, which owe their fame to the Tour de France and the cyclists who show what they are made of during these challenging climbs. One can win or loose the Tour de France on this portion of the tour alone....
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Cycling Holidays Tour de France 2015

Posted on: April 22, 2015 - 16:29
Not so long now till the famous Tour de France 2015 starts, and to make you feel closer to this event, we offer some cycling holiday packages from the 18th to the 25th July, both for those who want to be a spectator to this awesome event, and for those who want to cycle some of...
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Great Cycle climbs of the French Alps - Col de Joux Plane

Posted on: November 10, 2014 - 09:57
Col de Joux plane sits between the alpine mountain towns of Morzine and Samoëns, in the Haute Savoie region of France, not far from Geneva airport. Its summit height is 1691m, and can be climbed from both sides.
It has appeared in the Tour de France eleven times since its...
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Great Cycle climbs of the Alps - Plaine Joux

Posted on: November 10, 2014 - 09:00
Plaine Joux is a small ski station situated in the heart of Haute Savoie region of the French Alps close to the famous mountain town of Chamonix. This ride is on the opposite side of the valley from Mont Blanc the highest peak in Western Europe. From here you arguably have the...
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Back on the bikes in the foothills of Mont Blanc.

Posted on: May 11, 2014 - 12:24
Waking up today and opening the curtains revealed a warm spring morning looking out over the famous white dome of Mont Blanc with all its jaggedly peaks surrounding it.
Normally I would grab my skis and run out the door to try and get out for some high mountain adventure....
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