La Mythique 21 is a gathering of cyclists who are passionate about vintage bikes, the history of cycling and the Tour de France. Bikes dating from the 50's to the 80's, and period clothing!
About : La Mythique 21
The route: Bourg d'Oisans - Alpe d'Huez - Le Pas de La Confession - Villard Reculas - Allemont - Voie Verte - Bourg d'Oisans.
8 am: Meet in front of the Salle des Fêtes in Bourg d'Oisans for a briefing and breakfast.
9 am: Departure from Bourg d'Oisans in a parade through the centre of Bourg d'Oisans to the roundabout - Sarenne car park.
Climb up to Alpe d'Huez at your own pace with a water station at Saint Ferréol.
11:30 am: Meet at the red flame of the Tour de France, entrance to Vielle Alpe. Events organised by the Alpe d'Huez Tourist Office and Groupama Oisans. Parade along the Tour de France route in Alpe d'Huez to the Etendard roundabout. Sprint on the last 150 meters of Avenue du Rif' Nel - Finish of the Tour.
Podium - Official speeches - Refreshments provided by the Tourist Office.
1:30 pm: Departure from Alpe d'Huez.
Descent via Le Pas de la Confession - Villard Reculas - Allemont (Optional).
Return to Bourg d'Oisans along the greenway (Voie Verte).
3 pm: Exhibition of the bikes and cyclists, competition for the most stylish riders, chat about the history of cycling and the Tour de France with holidaymakers on the Place du Cristal or in the Foyer Municipal, depending on the weather.
Rules for bikes and cyclists: Vintage bikes from the 50s, 60s, 70s, early 80s with brake cables passing over the handlebars, gear levers on the diagonal tube and foot straps. Cyclists must wear a jersey in keeping with the era of their bike (wool, acrylic or lycra).
Safety: cyclists must wear a helmet (modern-day helmets allowed). Throughout the course, traffic regulations must be respected and cyclists must ride on the right in line. The pace car must not be overtaken. No cutting the bends on the climb up to Alpe d'Huez.
Mechanical assistance will be provided by volunteers on electric bikes. A 9-seater van and broom wagon will close the course and pick up riders who have dropped out. Participants who prefer not to return via the Pas de la Confession will be picked up by the broom wagon.
Liability: participants will have to provide a medical certificate of aptitude for cycling or a FFC/UFOLEP/UCI licence (compulsory). They must be covered by a civil liability insurance. *Participants must respect the highway code. LaBicicletta.fr and Oisans Vélo Vintage decline all responsibility in case of accident.
Participants agree to accept these rules when they register.
Registrations are open from 1 November 2022 until 8 July 2023 at 7pm.
Participants must pay the registration fee, which is non-refundable except in the case of illness (medical certificate required as proof).
100 pers. max.
- 100 personne(s) maximum
Sunday 7 July 2024.
One price: 21 to 40 €.