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REF: #08035

Bespoke cycle weeks.

Centre based cycle week -- 6/7 days all inclusive .

  • Catered chalet
  • French Alps —
  • Activity Type
    • With guide
    • Fixed base
  • Groups up to 8 in 5 bedrooms
  • Features
    • BBQ facilities
    • Bike tools
    • Bike wash
    • Covered bike maintenance area
    • Emergency spares
    • Garden
    • Music system
    • Private parking
    • Secure bike storage
    • Terrace
    • TV/DVD
    • Uncovered bike maintenance area
    • Wifi

Service

This is a centre based week. All transfers are included , your host is your guide. Based on B and B for all nights plus 5 evening meals , on the two nights when we don’t eat @Chez-Ray transport to and from a local restaurant is provided . NB This week offers the chance to ride round the famous Gorge du Verdon featured in May 2016 Cyclist magazine.

Itinerary Day 1: Arrive at Nice airport, transfer to Chez-Ray, Bike build, Short ride if time, evening meal. Days 2-7: Rides from Chez-Ray with a lunch stop if needed, return in time for a swim in the lake before drinks and evening meal. Day 8: Return transfer to Nice ( Possibility to ride if flight times allow )

Rides are planned according to the groups ability but the itinerary is flexible so we can provide the best experience for all the group.

Coaching

In order for you to gain the maximum benefit from your trip, we can offer coaching weeks where a qualified British Cycling Level 3 coach will accompany the group and be available to assist and advise with advanced cornering, climbing/descending and group riding techniques etc., and where necessary, ensure you have the most efficient riding position on your bike.

These weeks will be of particular help to those riders new to the alps and for riders not used to group riding as well as to more experienced riders wanting to improve their technique.

Please indicate your interest and ability level on the booking enquiry form.

Accommodation

Accommodation is at Chez-Ray. B and B plus 5 Evening meals. There are a total of 3 Bedrooms ( 1 Twin , 1 Double , 1 with double and bunk bed ) Plus a large full height mezanine that sleeps 4. Two Bathrooms. Lounge/TV Room Dining room / Kitchen

Location

Don’t be misled by any preconceived ideas about the riding in this area of France - vertical gains on rides from Chez-Ray range from 600 to 2000m with a number of cols well over the 2000m mark.

  • Cayolle 2326m
  • Allos 2247m
  • Bonette 2860m
  • Champs 2095m

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