Tag Archives: Alpe d’Huez

New bike rentals coming soon.

11 May

We need to make room for some exciting developments at Prompt Cycle Culture and need to clear out our 2017 bikes before the busy season.

We have a selection of full carbon road bikes with Shimano Ultegra groupset for sale. All are carefully maintained with our bespoke cloud based service log.

So if you are interested in a bike we have a selection of Battaglin Faster road bikes at 999 Euros

and a whole load of Wilier GTR roadbikes at 1199 Euros. All come with free European shipping.

In addition we also have a few of our Prompt D211 carbon road bikes available at various price points starting from 499 euros and rising to 999 euros in the following sizes 49 / 52 / 54 and 56 cm.


All bikes will be shipped week commencing 19th May 2019 until 30th May 2019. After this point we will need all the hire bikes we can get out hands on until August.

All bikes are ex rental but very well serviced . We protect the edges of the bike with special bike protection tape to keep them as nice as possible. Service log can be viewed online on request for the bike you are buying. We are also happy for you to pick up the bike in store. We can also ship outside Europe on a cost per bike basis.

Please contact us for more info

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10% early bird discount on 2019 Summer Cycle Hire

6 Sep

We are currently offering a 10% discount on all new 2019 summer hire bookings for between 1st May and 1st October 2019. (Excludes Cycle hire for La Marmotte weekend)

The 10% discount will automatically be deducted from your booking at the time of booking.

Be quick though this offer only applies to new booking made between the 1st September 2018 and midnight 30th September 2018 CET.

With bikes already being rented for our busy middle two weekends of June make sure to reserve your bike now at a great rate.

Climbs of the Oisans Tube Map

28 May

Introducing our Climbs of the Oisans tube map

Inspired by a visit to London in 2016 we thought it would be great to come up with a tube map design of the local climbs with Bourg d’Oisans as the hub. What started off as a badly scribbled design by Phil has turned into this beautiful tube map designed by a graphic artist client who hired bikes to cycle Alpe d’Huez from us in 2017.

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The design is exclusive to us and we have had 200 copies commissioned on high quality printed paper with a “foiled” PROMPT CYCLE CULTURE logo in the bottom right hand corner.

Cut to a size of 70cm x 50cm they fit perfectly into a Ribba Ikea frame.

Delivery is expected in the first week of June and all pre orders will be posted out in a strong poster tube as soon as we have them.

All orders received before 1st June 2018 will also receive a small collection of exclusive postcards.

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Free Cycle Hire on More Than 21 Bends Ventoux Cycle Tour Summer 2018

11 Mar

Until the end of March we are offering free cycle hire on More Than 21 Bends fully guided Alpe d’Huez and Mont Ventoux Cycle Tours *

Both Tours take in the following Cols and routes.

Alpe d’Huez, Col de Sarenne, Col du Galibier, Croix de Fer, Lacets du Montvernier, Ventoux and the stunning Nesque Gorge.

The fully supported itinerary for each tour can be found at the following two links

 

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*Applies to new bookings only on the two tours listed above. Tours must be booked between the dates of 11/03/2018 and 31/03/2018.

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Alpe d’Huez Cycling Jerseys

12 Feb

We have just had a fresh delivery of Alpe d’Huez jerseys for the spring. All jerseys are available online with free world wide postage or from our shop in Bourg d’Oisans. Please click on the product images for more information on size and availability.

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Alpe d’Huez Cycling Jersey - Molteni

Alpe d’Huez Cycling Jersey - Mondrian

Alpe d’Huez cycling jersey - Danish

Alpe d’Huez Cycling Jersey - Peugeot

 

 

 

 

Tour de France 2018 on Alpe d’Huez Cycle Hire

10 Oct

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With the area all but confirmed as staging a Tour de France finish in July 2018  and due to many requests we are now taking cycle hire bookings for the event.

For more information please visit our Alpe d’Huez cycle hire for Tour de France page.

The exact dates for the finish in Alpe d’Huez and start in Bourg d’Oisans will be announced on the 17th October 2018 by ASO.

 

 

2016 Photo Comp 2 March 2016 Alpe d’Huez Cycle Hire

30 Mar

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Our hire bikes are definitely faster than the Alpe d’Huez bikes.. Andrew in March having successfully conquered Alpe d’Huez. Andrew stayed with More Than 21 Bends on a bed and breakfast basis in Bourg d’Oisans and had two glorious days of cycling in the immediate area.