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Tour of the Falling Leaves with More Than 21 Bends

10 Jun

Get a 10% discount on your hire if you book the More Than 21 Bends “Tour of the Falling Leaves” Cycle Tour from Alpe d’Huez to Lake Como

Finish your summer in style – 05 October 2019 to 12 October 2019

Overview

This is the first running of More Than 21 Bends Alpe d′Huez to Lake Como cycling tour and we are looking for keen cyclist to try the route with us using our preloaded GPX files. The self guided tour is a mixture of back to base and point to point riding. On the point to point part of the tour your luggage and belongings are transfered fr you each day.

The finish of this tour coincides with the Il Lombardio Gran Fondo sportive and pro-race, which you may wish to stay on longer to take part in or watch.

The tour itinerary is as follows

  • Saturday – Arrive in Bourg d’Oisans for the first night.
  • Sunday – Ride Alpe d′Huez and the Col de Sarenne  and return to Bourg d′Oisans (70KM, 1500m of climbing).
  • Monday – Bourg d′Oisans to Briançon over the Col du Lautaret with optional detour of the Col du Galibier (80KM 2000m of climbing). Luggage transfer to Briançon.
  • Tuesday – Briançon to Pinerolo (Italy) over the Col du Montgenevre and the Colle Sestriere. Luggage transfers to Pinerolo (90km 2000m of climbing).
  • Wednesday – Pinerolo to Santhia just north of Turin. (150km mostly flat). Luggage transfers to Santia.
  • Thursday – Santhia to Cantù near Lake Como. (150km mostly flat). Luggage transfer to Cantù.
  • Friday – Cantù to Cantù on Lake Como. Follow the route of the classic Il Lombardia Cycle Race and tackle the Muro di Sormano and the Ghisallo. (109KM with 2000m of climbing).
  • Saturday – Depart Cantù or make your own arrangements to stay for the Il Lombardia race. We are happy to find you extra accommodation if required.

Extras

More Than 21 Bends are also able to arrange the following for an extra fee

  • Airport transfers
  • Extra nights stay if required in Cantù or Bourg d′Oisans.
  • For those who want to return to Bourg d′Oisans we will also be travelling back on Monday 14th October.
  • 10% discounted bike hire for the trip if booked at the same time through PROMPT.CC. Sorry but we are unable to transport hire bikes from other companies.

What′s not included

  • Flights
  • Meals outside of Breakfast
  • Travel Insurance
  • Repairs/Renewals to your bike
  • Airport transfers

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