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Alpine Challenge 2015

09/09/2015 - Annecy - Multi-Day

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Alpine Challenge 2015

The Alpine Challenge is a 4 stage Alpine endurance event designed using the same formula as the famous LONDON-PARIS. Based out of the beautiful lakeside town of Annecy in the Savoie, the scenery and riding is breathtaking ... and testing with over 8,000m of climbing.

Riders enjoy the benefits of rolling road closures, motorbike outriders and lead vehicles, whilst riding in seeded groups commensurate with ability and supported by a professional crew including masseurs and a full mechanic team.

This event provides the opportunity to ride a series of mountain stages (approximately 110km per day) and 8,500m of climbing, and offers a Tour de France multi mountain stage experience. Following a stunning warm up ride around Lake Annecy on arrival, the events starts with a timed mountain Prologue which is used to seed riders into the appropriate groups. Thereafter comes 3 mountain stages follow scaling some of the famous Tour de France mountain stages such as the Cols des Aravis, Col de la Crox Fry, Semnoz and Col de la Forclaz.

Each day there is a flagged timed climb, the aggregate time determines the Leaders Jersey winners (male and female). Teams of 4 also compete for the Best Team award.

Specialist cycling events company, HotChillee have a world class reputation for professionalism and camaraderie. The HotChillee peloton combines amateur, professional and celebrity riders.

Itinerary

Whats included:

  • Rolling road closures
  • Mechanics and technical support
  • Motorbike outriders and lead cars
  • Timing
  • Professional Support Crew
  • Digital photo and film
  • Event t-shirt
  • Nutrition sample pack

Sign On 

  • Transport from Geneva airport (bike included) at fixed times.
  • Accommodation (includes extra night at Sign On)
  • Dinner

Prologue & Stage 1 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch (during Stage)
  • Dinner at hotel
  • Accommodation

Stage 2 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch (during Stage)
  • Evening at leisure
  • Accommodation

Stage 3 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch (during Stage)
  • Dinner
  • Accommodation
  • Finale Celebrations

Rest Day 

  • Breakfast
  • Transport to Geneva Airport (bike included at fixed times)

What's NOT included:

  • Alcohol and soft drinks
  • Dinner after Stage 2 (evening at leisure)
  • Travel insurance
  • Flights
  • Strong legs


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"The experience of riding The Alpine Challenge brought back all the feelings of that crazy La Plagne mountain top stage in 1987 when I won the Tour de France. The most real it can get for an amateur."
Stephen Roche - (Tour de France & Triple Crown Winner) ...Read more








Event Website http://www.thealpinechallenge.com

HQ/Start Address
Address Line 1 HotChillee Event Village
Address Line 2 Plage d'Annecy, 30 Avenue d'Albigny
Town 74000 Annecy
 
Event Facilities
Changing Rooms Changing Rooms
Showers Showers
Food & Drink (Pre/Post Event) Food & Drink (Pre/Post Event)
Sign-on at HQ Sign-on at HQ

Support for Participants
Route card with emergency contact details Route card with emergency contact details
SAG wagon following laster rider(s) SAG wagon following laster rider(s)

Organiser Details
Name HotChillee
Email Email Hidden
County Antrim


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