June Bike Race action Criterium Dauphine French Alps
June bike race action it has to be the Criterium Dauphine 2015 – Fantastic stunning French Alps with the Practice Bicycle team in Annecy and this Pro Tour Event .
What a thrilling week, 3 amazing stages, close to the best cyclists in the world, spectacular live race action in a relaxed environment…Just like the Tour de France without the madding crowd! Roll on 2016!
Sunday June 7th – View the Criterium du Dauphine stage 1- Ugine>Albertville (Alps/Finish)
Distance 105km, Ascent 750m route Albertville
Distance 90km, Ascent 650m route Col de Tamie
Distance 45km, Ascent 100m route Ugine
This is the day we have been waiting for our first catch up with the Criterium du Dauphine 2015 live stage action. With 3 amazing stage viewing opportunities on offer this year from the team at Practicebicycle we start with the action in the winter Olympic town of Albertville! This action packed stage includes a circuit with a short but testing Cote each lap a test for the very best legs in the business! We can experience these same roads at our own pace before the race action arrives and truly feel like a Pro for the day. Restaurant Lunch will also be provided compliments of Practicebicycle Bike Tours.
Monday June 8th – View the Criterium du Dauphine stage 2- Le Bourget-du-Lac>Villars-les-Dombes (Stage Start)
Distance 100km, Ascent 900m route Aix-les-Bains
Distance 45km, Ascent 400m route Le Bourget-du-Lac
Our ride route destination today is the Criterium du Dauphine Stage 2 Depart (Start). This is a perfect opportunity to see the stars of professional cycling up close, check out the equipment and admire the warriors of the road. Once we have watched the stage start and the race peloton has “departed”, we will discover lunch together at one of our many favourite restaurants of the area.
Tuesday June 9th – View the Criterium du Dauphine stage 3- Roanne>Montagny (ITT)
Distance 70km, Ascent 450m route l’Ain
Distance 25km, route Roanne
This might be the ideal Rest Day opportunity for us whilst the Professional Peloton ride the “Race of Truth” with a 24.5km Individual Time Trial. The Criterium du Dauphine stage 3 will be critical for the riders looking to win this prestigious event, watch all the action from the roadside, at our unique live viewing spot, the perfect location to admire the very best cyclists in the world in full flight! Lunch will be included (compliments of PRACTICEBICYCLE) at a highly regarded local restaurant to cap off a great day at the Criterium du Dauphine.