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REF: #07264

La Marmotte 2016

7 night trip including event entry to provide you with plenty of time to acclimatise for the big day.

  • Catered chalet
  • French Alps —Alpe D'Huez
  • Activity Type
    • With guide
    • Sportives/races
    • Fixed base
  • Groups up to 12
  • Features
    • Bike shop nearby
    • Bike stand
    • Bike tools
    • Bike wash
    • Covered bike maintenance area
    • Drying space
    • Emergency spares
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Hot tub
    • Private parking
    • Restaurant
    • Sauna
    • Secure bike storage
    • Terrace
    • TV/DVD
    • Uncovered bike maintenance area
    • Wifi

Service

Event entry, Airport Transfers, 7 nights at Colconquerors private chalet in Alpe d’Huez along with Sauna, Jacuzzi to help you stay focused and relaxed, 5 days guided riding with British Cycling coaching advise on hand to ensure you’re ready for the event plus breakfast every day and 3 course evening meal every night.

You’ve spent months training for this so why risk not being prepared at the last hurdle? Arriving with us the Sunday before gives you time to acclimatise to the altitude, set up your bike and equipment, have a good few days riding and make final preparations for the big day. During this trip you’ll visit the climbs included in the event, receive advice on course challenges, alternative water stops and benefit from our dedicated feed station half way through the course. There will be unlimited coaching advice on hand throughout the week for those that would like to benefit from it to assist make any fine tuning to climbing and descending techniques or pacing and nutritional strategies.

One of the best Sportives of summer anywhere and one of the first. Test yourself over the 174km course that includes over 5000 meters of climbing!

  • 7 nights at Colconquerors private Alpe d’Huez Chalet
  • Event entry
  • Cyclists breakfast plus 7 nights 3 course evening meal
  • Mon to Thursday guided/supported riding
  • Supported recovery & preparation days
  • Secure bike storage and high quality tools & pumps
  • Airport Transfers
  • Full pre event briefing
  • Dedicated Colconquerors feed station
  • Access to British Cycling coaching advice pre event
  • Cycling kit washing facilities

Accommodation

Our chalet located in Alpe d’Huez has been specifically chosen as it provides an excellent base for the build up to the event with great facilities, secure bike storage and plenty of space to allow you to relax and get ready for the day you’ve been training for.

Comfortable rooms and beds ensure you get plenty of the all essential sleep during the week before. A dedicated area for secure bike and equipment storage. Sauna and Jacuzzi to help you relax those muscles and unwind pre and post event. Plenty of social space inside to relax plus a great balcony overlooking the classic climb itself.

Location

Alpe d’Huez needs no introduction - Test yourself over the 174km course that includes over 5000 meters of climbing!

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