Category Archives: Cycling

Good luck to everyone taking part in La Marmotte 2016

Good luck to everyone and especially all our groups dotted around the valley, taking part in La Marmotte today.   Part of our group staying with us in Venosc at our catered chalet.  Advertisements

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Tunnel du Chambon

Tunnel du Chambon – Alternative route linking Bourg d’Oisans and the Col du Galibier almost finished The temporary route being built to replace the closed Tunnel du Chambon is near completion and should be ready in time for the 2015/2016 winter season. … Continue reading

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Tunnel du Chambon closed. Revised opening dates, ferry and new road

The closure of the Tunnel du Chambon in April, linking Bourg d’Oisans to the Col du Lautaret and beyond, has sparked widespread discussions amongst the locals and cyclists planning to visit the region, such as when will it reopen, are … Continue reading

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Good Luck (success) to everyone taking part in the Alpe d’Huzes tomorrow

A huge good luck (success) to all those taking part in the Alpe d’HuZes tomorrow. Hope it not too hot and the afternoon storms hold off. The Alpe d’Huzes started around a similar time that we moved to the Bourg d’Oisans … Continue reading

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Tour de France 2015 Modane – Alpe d’Huez. Closures to the Tunnel du Chambon

With the reopening date for the Tunnel du Chambon tentatively set for the 10th of July, organisers of the Tour du France will have to have an alternative route in the back of their minds. After the closure of the … Continue reading

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Closures to the Tunnel du Chambon Bourg d’Oisans – Briancon

A month after the closure of the Tunnel du Chambon and the main route between Le Bourg d’Oisans and Briancon, due to a significant risk of collapse, a meeting is to take place in La Grave on Monday the 18th … Continue reading

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Road closures between Le Bourg d’Oisans and the Col du Lautaret – Tunnel du Chambon

A major landslide risk has forced the closure of the tunnel du Chambon on the popular cycling route from Le Bourg d’Oisans to the Col du Lautaret and the Col du Glandon. Experts are expecting a minimum of three weeks closure, … Continue reading

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