Category Archives: Le Bourg d’Oisans

A post featuring information on cycling, mountain biking and bike friendly accommodation in Le Bourg d’Oisans.

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. 

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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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2 bedroom chalet available for Alpe d’Huez Tour de France week

CHALET SLEEPS 5 AVAILABLE FOR ALPE D’HUEZ TOUR DE FRANCE WEEK Chalet available 3rd week of Tour de France Due to another cancellation for €800/wk, we now have available, this beautiful two bedroom chalet in Bourg d’Arud, just along the … 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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Car free cycle path. Le Bourg d’Oisans – Allemont

One of the highlights of visiting the lake and mountains around Annecy for a cycling trip is the 45km paved road which links Annecy to Albertville. The road starts along the banks of beautiful Lac (Lake) Annecy and largely makes use … Continue reading

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Seasonal guide to weather and climate for cycling in Le Bourg d’Oisans

With the days are getting shorter and a dusting of snow starting to apear on the peaks, the promise of the winter is upon us and the slower part of the local bike season. However this is one of the … Continue reading

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Property of the week – Hotel BAB Venosc/Le Bourg d’Oisans

Hotel BAB Venosc/Le Bourg d’Oisans Located just 8km along the valley from Le Bourg d’Oisans and the start of the climb to Alpe d’Huez, you will find the hugely popular cycling business, Hotel BAB. Its one of the oldest and … Continue reading

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