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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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La Marmotte Granfondo 2016 – Le Bourg d’Oisans – Alpe d’Huez

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Mont Ventoux to feature in 2016 Tour de France

Rumours such as those published in Velonews.competitor have suggested that the Mont Ventoux will once again feature in the 2016 Tour de France. The race will start on the 2nd of July and very likely follow an anti-clockwise direction meaning that this … 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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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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Tour de France Bike Hotel and accommodation Bourg d’Oisans

During the final few days of this summers (2015) Tour de France, the race will have 3 days within a days bike ride of Le Bourg d’Oisans. For those wishing to witness the race first hand over these three days, there is … 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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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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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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Pyrenees Trip – Vallée de Campan

Day two of my trip with BikeLodging to the Pyrenees. Continue reading

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