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Pyrénées Cycling Lodge & Bike Rental

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

 

Pyrenees Bike Rental.
Colnago bike Rental.

 

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Coast to Coast Tour:

Coast to Coast Tour


Tourmalet Jersey
Tourmalet Cycling Jersey

Tour de France Route 2014:

Tour de France 2014


Is Col du Tourmalet open?

Monday 5th May 2014.

No..

Is Cirque du Litor open?

Monday 5th May 2014.

No.

Both should reopen in May 2014.




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Tour de France Legends


Eugene Christophe Centenary - Tour de France Le...

Apr 24 2013 09:30 AM | Velo Peloton in Tour de France Legends

Eugene Christophe was born in Malakoff, near Paris on 22 January 1885. He was a professional cyclist from 1904 to 1926. In 1919 he became the first rider to wear the yellow jersey of the Tour de France. In all he rode the Tour 11 times, finishing 8 but never winning, however, he is more legendary than many who did, mostly due to persistent rotten luck, most notably for the events on Col du Tourmalet in 1913. He was nicknamed 'Cri-cri' and 'Le vieux Gaulois' (The old Gaul). Read story.....



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Lucian Buysse - Tour de France Legend

Oct 11 2012 09:07 PM | Velo Peloton in Tour de France Legends

Lucien Buysse, 11 September 1892 – 3 January 1980, was a Belgian cyclist and winner of the 1926 Tour de France.

Born in Wontergem Belgium in 1892, Buysse started racing as a professional in 1914, in which year he rode his first Tour de France. He comes from one of cycling’s great families, with 3 brothers, 3 sons and 3 nephews who have all raced as professionals. He was winner of the Tour of Belgium in 1913 and this prompted the move to be a professional.

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