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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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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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Alpe d’HuZes 2014

In 2006, sixty six Dutch cyclists came together to create the first Alpe d’Huzes event, were each rider attempted to climb the famous21 hairpins between Le Bourg d’Oisans and Alpe d’Huez six times in a day. The name Alpe d’HuZes … Continue reading

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