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We have listed below the availability throughout the end of the 2017 season, and the 2018, as of August 2nd '17.

In red are the trips that are booked, so those dates are not available. In green are the dates that are still available, although within those there may be dates that I am holding for groups while they consider their options or assemble their group. If you'd like me to do the same for your group, just give us a call.

Please just email or give us a call to discuss possibilities: 07984 065329 or angus@lavieenvelo.com

 

2017

/ 30th March - 2nd April -  TOUR OF FLANDERS sportive & race weekend: GS Avanti CC return for another go at the Cobbled Classic sportive followed by joining 3,000,000 others to watch Peter Sagan try and make it two in a row in the rainbow stripes. Some beer may be involved. And chips. With mayonnaise.

/ 30th April - 6th May - SPRING IN THE DORDOGNE: Open group trip to La Bucherie. Guests needn't all ride the same speeds or distances, but it's the ideal time to get early miles in your legs as the quiet roads of the region warm up at least a month earlier than the UK. £695 - all food & transport included.

/ 12th - 15th May -  LONDON-AMSTERDAM in 3 days: 8 folk do it the lovely way, stopping in lovely Bruges and Delft before a celebratory last night and a leisurely day in Amsterdam. 

/ 26th - 29th May - ALPS LONG WEEKEND: A group of 8 take on some of the great Alpine cols.

/ 2nd - 4th June - LONDON-AMSTERDAM in 24hrs:  A group of 8 take on a mammoth 24hr challenge.

/ 10th - 11th June - LONDON-PARIS: A group of 16 work colleagues have planned themselves a busy weekend to chat about in the office on Monday morning.

/ 15th - 19th June - TRABAIL VC in the PYRENEES: FULLY BOOKED  A custom trip for 16 people for 5 days in the central Pyrenees. They fly while we transport 16 bikes & bags, and then support the whole group for 5 days of mountainous riding, to include the Col du Tourmalet, etc.

/ 23rd - 26th June - MONT VENTOUX OPEN LONG WEEKEND: After the success of 3 trips in 2016, we return with the first 4-day weekend of the year.

/ 30th June - 4th July - MONT VENTOUX (very) LONG WEEKEND: They came to Normandy to see the Grand Départ with us in 2016, it's going to be a leeetle bit more vertical in 2017. 5 have extended the 4-day long weekend to make it 5 days of riding in sublime Provence. Why wouldn't you?

/ 8th - 11th July - THE WAY OF THE ROSES: This time, we go north! 8 friends are going to go coast to coast from the west coast across the beautiful Yorkshire Dales and the VAle of York to the eastcoast at Bridlington. 3 days, 2471m of acent, 270km

/ 4th - 7th August - ALPS LONG WEEKEND: Our very popular long weekend model: we take your bikes & bags from the UK, and meet you from your flight. 4 days riding the iconic climbs of the Tour de France staying in a lovely bike-hotel way up high in the valleys. And then we get you home again.

/ 8th - 11th September - MONT VENTOUX OPEN LONG WEEKEND #2: September in Provence is fabulous. The crowds are gone and temperature is perfect for riding.

/ 22nd - 24th September - MONT VENTOUX (not so) LONG WEEKEND: 10 gentlemen celebrating a 50th birthday amongst them aim to pack our usual 4-day trip into just 3 days. Home on Sunday night before anyone even notices that they have gone?

/ 27th September to 11th October - available. All trips are possible - and many will tell you that September is THE BEST MONTH to ride in France! Perfect riding in Provence, all Alpine & Pyrenean cols are open, and it's a great time for Mont Ventoux with all routes open. The Alps & Pyrenees are rideable well into November, and the Cote d'Azur offers good riding right through the winter. How about following the sun and do what the pro's do for Winter riding in lovely Girona (Spain)? 

/ 12th - 14th October- FLANDERS LONG WEEKEND: 8 planning a 3-day exploration of cobbled climbs and breweries!

/ 16th October onwards - available. The Alps & Pyrenees are rideable well into November, and the Cote d'Azur offers good riding right through the winter. How about following the sun and do what the pro's do for Winter riding in lovely Girona (Spain)? Flanders and northern weekends are all possible. A cyclocross weekend perhaps?

 

2018

/ From 1st Jan to 29th March available We can go anywhere you like whenever you like. Some winter suggestions: head south to find the sun on the Cote d'Azur or maybe to Girona where the Pro's hang out in the off-season. Or day trips and weekends to Flanders and northern France.

/ 30th March to 1st April Booked Tour of Flanders sportive & race weekend: GS Avanti back for their annual Flandrian pilgrimage. Gentle ride on Friday, the sportive on Saturday followed by the race on Sunday.

/ 3rd to 27th April available We can go anywhere you like, whenever you like. Some winter suggestions: head south to find the sun on the Cote d'Azur or maybe to Girona where the Pro's hang out in the off-season. Includes Paris-Roubaix and other one-day classics to incorporate into a great weekend.

/ 29th April to 6th May Booked Dordogne & Cantal dual-base week: 8 folk who came with us to the Dordogne, return and throw in some Tour de France mountain action in the fabulous Cantal.

/ 8th to 18th May available Might be a bit early for the high mountain cols, but all other destinations are fair game.

/ 19th to 24th May Booked Clangers do Winchester to Paris: 11 folk have been brought to us by the lovely Fiona, who rode with us on Ventoux in 2017. This time it's the opposite end of France and a little less hardcore as they take a leisurely approach to getting to Paris. 5 days oughta do it!

/ From 31st May to 3rd June provisionally-booked 2017's London-Amsterdam in 24hrs group are stretching the length of the weekend and the altitude for a Long Weekend in the Pyrenees.

/ 8th to 11th June Booked Mont Ventoux Long Weekend: Neal enjoyed it so much in 2017 that he is going to come back and do Mont Ventoux Long Weekend again, with 7 new recruits.

/ 14th to 27th June available All of the high mountain cols of the Alps, Pyrenees & Mont Ventoux and all other destinations are all fair game.

/ 29th June to 3rd July Booked Pyrenees Long Weekend: They did Normandy in 2016, Mont Ventoux in 2017, and so they head further south to the wonderful Pyrenees in 2018. 

Other cycling dates of interest

/ 2nd April 2017 Tour of Flanders one day race (France)

/ 9th April 2017 Paris-Roubaix one day race (France)

/ 16th April 2017 Amstel Gold one day race (Netherlands)

/ 19th April 2017 La Fleche Wallonne one day race (Belgium)

/ 23rd April 2017 Liege-Bastogne-Liege one day race (Belgium)

/ 4th - 11th June 2017 Critérium du Dauphiné (The TdF warm up in SE France, in the beautiful mountains)

/ 1st – 23rd July 2017 Tour de France (see our Tour de France trip page)

/ 3rd week of August 2017 Tour du Limousin (near La Bucherie - France)

/ Last week of August 2017 Tour du Poitou-Charente (near La Bucherie - France)

/ End of August 2017 GP Ouest France-Plouay one day race (NW France)

/ Second week of September 2017 Tour of Britain (UK)

 

Mont Ventoux, Alps & Pyrenees Long Weekends from £595

including your flight, accommodation, and transfer of bikes and baggae from/to the UK!

* Will be £795

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H.G. Wells

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