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Pyrénées Cycling Lodge & Bike Rental

Cyclist accommodation and bike rental between Col du Tourmalet and Col d'Aubisque.


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Is Col du Tourmalet open?

Monday 5th May 2014.


Is Cirque du Litor open?

Monday 5th May 2014.


Both should reopen in May 2014.



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New Website

May 09 2014 11:40 AM | Velo Peloton in Uncategorized

I am redeveloping the Velo Peloton website. This old website will no longer be maintained.

The new site is at http://pyreneescycling.bike/

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Alberto Contador

May 06 2014 11:24 PM | Velo Peloton in Pro Riders

Alberto Contador rode the Pyrenean stages last week. He said Hautacam was "really hard".

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Is Col du Tourmalet Open? 2014

Apr 30 2014 11:00 PM | Velo Peloton in cols

Monday 5th May 2014.
Work began today on clearing the snow from the road.
Col du Tourmalet should be open on or around Friday 16th May 2014.

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Apr 29 2014 01:06 PM | Velo Peloton in Pyrenees Cycling Lodge

We had a shaky start to the day this morning with 4.7ML and 4.4ML earthquakes centered on Hautacam, just a few kilometres away. It didn't last very long but the shaking was violent and very loud. Our electricity was out for a short time.

The first at 09:03 measured 4.7 and caused violent shaking and a very loud rumbling noise. From the first one up to 13:00 today we have had 7 tremors over 2ML. No injuries have been reported.

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Apr 22 2014 12:21 PM | Velo Peloton in cols

The ski station of Grand Tourmalet is now closed for the season. The col should be passable sometime in the next 3 to 6 weeks. I hope to get up there later this week to have a look.

In the meantime I continue to cycling up hautacam a couple times a week.

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Voie Verte Repaired

Apr 17 2014 09:10 AM | Velo Peloton in Cycling

The damage caused by the flood on 18th June 2013 has been repaired.

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Spring Time Riding

Apr 09 2014 11:00 AM | Velo Peloton in Pyrenees Cycling Lodge

Ian Plowright from London departs Pyrénées Cycling Lodge for a ride up Col du Tourmalet and Luz Ardiden. Col du Tourmalet is closed 4km from the summit at 1800m.

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Hautacam on a spring evening

Apr 06 2014 10:50 PM | Velo Peloton in Cycling

I did some work on my bike today and was just going for a ride down the Voie Verte to test it out. At Argeles I met Andrew from Scotland who was looking for directions to Hautacam, I said I go with him and show him the start. Really it would have been rude not to go the whole way. This is my 17th ride up Hautacam so for this year.


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Alain Dithurbide

Apr 05 2014 06:40 PM | Velo Peloton in Pro Riders

Seán and myself in Tarbes with Alain Dithurbide. Alain and his wife run this really great bike shop in the centre of Tarbes. He is a former professional and competeted in the 1984 Tour de France. Alain is a Colnago dealer, I went to get a part for my C40. http://www.dithurbide.com/

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Luz Ardiden 2011

Apr 03 2014 10:33 PM | Velo Peloton in Pro Riders

A few photos from 2011 Tour de France on Luz Ardiden.

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Flights to Lourdes

Apr 03 2014 02:20 PM | Velo Peloton in Pyrénées

Spanish airline Air Nostrum a subsidiary of Iberia are now flying twice per week between Lourdes and Madrid. Flights are on Tuesday and Saturday, departing Madrid at 12:20 and Lourdes at 14:00. www.iberia.com/fr/ It's another option to look at if you are flying to the Pyrénées from outside Europe, Madrid has direct flights from all over the world.

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