Category Archives: Fiets

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 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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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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Places still available for the 2015 Marmotte

This summer on the 4th July, the La Marmotte Granfondo Cyclosportive will once again start in the picturesque and popular cycling town of Le Bourg d’Oisan. At between 7 and 8am, over 7000 cyclists will start the race which heads … Continue reading

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Oisans Col Series

During July and August, every Tuesday morning is dedicated to the Oisans Col Series, were a different local climb is closed to motorised vehicles and reserved for cyclists. The climbs are purely recreational, untimed and require no registration. Refreshments are … Continue reading

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Pyrenees trip – Gite Belle Vie, Cols Tourmalet, Aspin and Peyresourde

Sunday 22nd of March the weather remained very unsettled, but at least I woke with a view of the mountain. In the morning I popped down the road to meet Eric and Angela, the owners of their very interesting and … Continue reading

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