Bikers Lodge is an excellent home base for the serious road cyclist and mountain bikers straight from the doorstep of the lodge. Step out the front door and join into one of the famous alpine passes of the region, on to roads that have seen dramatic Tour de France or the perfect retreat to stage your mountain bike trip.

The domain of La Grave – La Meije, mountain biking takes on it’s true meaning: the terrain is seriously steep and some trails weave along glaciers and ravines, but the scenery is just what you would expect from such an exceptional location. You will see how each valley has a distinctive character, each trail has a personality and each path has its hidden secrets with breathtaking views.

La Grave is also synonymous with legendary Tour de France mountain stages with Col du Lauteret , Col du Galibier, Col du Telegraphe via Galibier, Col d’Izoard, and Alpe-d’Huez have left their mark on this race, and are part of its living legend. The myriad of lesser-known climbs on beautiful and quiet secondary roads offers endless recreational riding and training opportunities.

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