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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.

 

 

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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.

 

2015 Photo Competition – Fifteen – Etape du Tour Cycle Hire

23 Jul

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We had a whole bunch of bikes out for the Etape du Tour this year. Its always good to see a PROMPT overtaking an SWORKS

Peter Cossins author of Alpe d’Huez Cycling’s Greatest Climb Book signing 7th July 2015

6 Jul

2015 Photo Comp – One – Winter Riding on Alpe d’Huez

6 Apr

Starting off the 2015 Photo Comp with 4 sets of photos from our Alpe d’Huez Winter Cycle Hire

Alpe d’Huez Cycle Hire from January 10th

Alpe d’Huez Cycle Hire from January 23rd

Alpe d’Huez Cycle Hire from February 18th

and our first supported Day Rides of the year in March

Free Cycle Hire on the More Than 21 Bends Giro d’Italia Tour

9 Mar

27th May – 1st June 2015

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Watch the penultimate and probably the most decisive stage of the 2015 Giro d′Italia as it finishes on the Colle di Sestriere
  • Ride the Colle di Fenestrelle the day before the pros
  • Three nights stay in Cesana Italy at the bottom of Sestriere
  • Two nights stay in Bourg d′Oisans at the bottom of Alpe d′Huez
  • Luggage transfers between Bourg d′Oisans and Cesana

SCHEDULE

  • Wednesday 27th May 2015 – Arrive in Bourg d′Oisans build bikes or collect your free PROMPT.CC hire bike ready for Thursday
  • Thursday 28th May 2015 – Cycle from Bourg d′Oisans to Cesana over the Col du Lautaret and Col du Montgenevre – 85KM with 2750m of climbing.
  • Friday 29th May 2015 – Circular loop over the Colle di Fenestrelle – 100km loop with 3000m of climbing. Some of the climbing will be on a rough gravel track.
  • Saturday 30th May 2015 – Cycle the 11km climb to the summit of the Colle di Sestriere to watch the finale of stage 20 of the 2015 Giro d′Italia.
  • Sunday 31st May 2015 – Depart Cesana and return back to Bourg d′Oisans via the Col du Montgenvre, Col du Lautaret and Alpe d′Huez – 105km with 3000m of climbing
  • Monday 1st June 2015 -Depart Bourg d′Oisans by 10AM

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Breakfast
  • Rooms are on a shared room basis (limited single supplement rooms are available)
  • Luggage transfers between Bourg d′Oisans and Cesana
  • Guided rides on 4 days.
  • Optional free bike hire.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO BOOK WITH MORE THAN 21 BENDS PLEASE CLICK HERE >>

New Years Sale

27 Dec

All this snow has meant we have got the New Year Sale up and running a few days earlier.

The PROMPT.CC New Year sale has now started. Pop along to PROMPT website for lots of bargains including Alpe d’Huez, Cafe du Cycliste, Galibier , Ride Journal and lots of other stuff. Hurry though the sale ends 14th January 2015