''Best holiday ever. Great accommodation.
Great location. Great rides--"
ITINERARY ( Cols and gorges, rivers and lakes. )
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.
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.
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.
THREE COLS WEEK 2017
**** Col De Allos was on the Tour last year . *****
The 3 Cols sportive (Allos, Cayole,Champ ) SUNDAY AUGUST 6th .
As last year price will include entry and transfers to and from the event . There will also be an option of staying in Barcelonnette the night before the ride. Book early to ensure a place Max 8 places .