PAU - PAU (FRANCE)
9 DAYS - 8 NIGHTS
Discover narrow roads, wild country and steep climbs on the Haute Route Pyrenees. Serving up a good helping of the best of the Pyrenees, this 7-day event is a challenge designed for cycling enthusiasts from across the globe.
The Haute Route Pyrenees is the most rustic and naturally beautiful Haute Route event boasting spectacular scenery and a rich small-town backdrop at one with local culture.
The sixth edition will both start and finish in Pau, whilst also visiting a number of host towns throughout the week, allowing you to discover the raw beauty of this mountain range.
The OMR crew is ready each day to give our “team” the full Pro Tour service and experience. You’ll find your bike ready each morning, drink bottles ready refilled as you like them, Massage aftert each stage and a freshly laundered riding kit for every day.
Additionally we provide nutritional guidance and supplements and will be present at strategic locations for refuelling and kit drops zones during the race. We will give you daily route wraps and guidance and personalised ride strategy. You will truly feel like a Pro when we sit down together for an organised dinner and discuss tactics for the following day. Our objective is leave all the logisitcs to us so you can concentrate fully on the day’s ride ahead!
Whatever your objectives are for the Haute Route, it is the ultimate challenge for any rider who takes their riding seriously. One to definitely have on your bucket list!
Find out more here https://www.hauteroute.org/events/overview/pyrenees-2020
Team up with Andrea, winner of 2014 Pyrenees edition, as your super domestique! Take advantage of his racing experience to get the most out of your event!
Famous Locations: Col du Tourmalet, Col de Portet, Aubisque et Peyresurde!
WHO WOULD ENJOY THIS EXPERIENCE?
The experience is built for all riders able to ride for 4-6 hours. The HR is a high-intensity race, but most of riders take it as a true cycling adventure across one of the most picturesque region in the world.
Whether you are looking to compete, to enjoy a momentous week in one of Europe’s most iconic and beautiful cycling regions or simply aiming to get this epic challenge ticked off, the Haute Route Alps will be a week to remember.
In keeping with the Haute Route proposition, you will be privy to the unrivalled level of both on and off the bike that makes the Haute Route such a unique experience. Living and riding like a professional for a full week, you will get to benefit from a host of services including mechanical support, massages, luggage transport, briefings, road security and much more.
THE TOUR INCLUDES
A fantastic tour itinerary designed by Andrea
All accommodations in the best hotels available in each town, in twin-double room
All breakfasts, 1 lunch, and all dinners (race lunch included in the HR registration fee)
At least 2 professional guides on tour (one fully qualified mechanic)
Van support throughout the tour and the race
All in-tour transfers
Private feed stations with snacks and food supplements including electrolytes, gels, and energy bars during rides by OTE Sport
Massage at hotel after each ride
Laundry service every other day
Garmin 810-820 loan unit with maps for duration of tour
1 top quality cycling kit made by RAPHA (jersey, knicks, socks)
1 SCICON Race bag with your name and nationality
Free use of a POC helmet
Detailed printed tour information booklet
Extra activities besides cycling: Spa, Chair lift, shopping!
Small group of max 12 riders.
MORE ABOUT THE TERRAIN
With 800km and 20,000 metres of climbing, the eighth edition of the Haute Route Alps will feature some of the world’s most renowned cycling cols and some new ascents. Serving up a good helping of the best of the Alps, this 7-day event is a challenge designed for cycling enthusiasts from across the globe.
The sixth edition will start in Megeveand Finish in Nice, whilst also visiting a number of host towns throughout the week, allowing you to discover the raw beauty of this mountain range.
Climbs like the magnificent Col du Bonnette,often act as the centerpiece and the highest point of the week, but there are plenty of other to conquer! All of them are long and stady, with a gradient that is generally around 6-8%. Be prepared to climb for 4-5 hours a day!
ON REQUEST, NOT INCLUDED
Haute Route registration fee (+€ 1650 approx)
Single room (70 euro x day)
High-end rental bike
Personal airport transfer