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Bicyclewomen.cc Ardennes Challenge 2022

In Brief

Especially for the members, fans and followers of FIETSVROUWEN.CC we offer a training weekend in the Belgian Ardennes with all the trimmings. A big ride for the real women with Panache in their legs who want to train for the beautiful Ardennes.eekend, enjoy good food and conviviality among themselves.


 

Highlights:
- Something for everyone, for every level! Choice of 3 versions.
- Care on the road with follow car
- Very varied 2 or 3 bike days in small groups
- Top accommodation in the center of the cozy La Roche-en-Ardenne
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May 27, 2022 / May 29, 2022
Road bike
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335,00

3 days
220 km
Incl. lodging

Additional options

4-course dinner Restaurant Le Midi

Enjoy a delicious 4-course dinner at restaurant Le Midi located directly at our location at Panache in La Roche-en-Ardennes.

32,95

32,95

Laundry service bicycle clothing

After cycling, leave your clothes in the provided laundry bag. Our staff on location will make sure your clothes are clean and dry for use the next day.

9,95

9,95

Bikewash service Panache

Every day after cycling, let your bike be pampered. Make use of our bikewash service!

25,00

25,00

4Gold starter pack bicycle tour

  • Experience box with 4Gold supplements
  • Discover our gastrointestinal friendly sports nutrition
  • Perfect to get acquainted with our products or to give as a gift.
  • Contents:
    • 4 Energy Bars
    • 4 Isotonic Gels
    • 6 Single Servings Carbo Electro
    • 2 Golden Bottle 600 ml

33,95

33,95

Details

Especially for the members, fans and followers of FIETSVROUWEN.CC we offer a training weekend in the Belgian Ardennes with all the trimmings. A big trip for the women with Panache in their legs who want to go for a nice training weekend, the women who want to ride a few nice tours and enjoy good food and sociability together.

€50,- discount on this trip if you are a member, fan or follower of Fietsvrouwen.cc! Sign up on the site of Fietsvrouwen.cc
and receive your unique discount code!

Choice of 3 versions, named after the Champagne variety 'Doux' or 'Demi-Sec', and the 'Sec' program

We leave at 2 points and have 3 types of participation in store for you:

1-Maastrichtat Fixed Gear Coffee, reachable via NS at Maastricht Central Station where you can also hook up for the "DEMI-SEC" version. We will take your luggage in the follow car.
2-Fromhome; you sign up for the "DOUX " version or as an option

3- From home; "SEC". Then you come to La Roche on your own. Bicycle transportation by us is an option, let us know!

 

From Panache in La Roche we will be riding two very nice routes in the Belgian Ardennes. This big trip is named after the Champagne species with a very sweet character, the "DOUX". And that's what this one should be called, not as intense as the DEMI-SEC but certainly as challenging!

We offer 3 types of participation;
-VersionDoux; We will go for 200km and 3900hm on the road bike in 2 days.
-Version Demi-Sec; We go in 3 days for 300km and 4500hm on the road bike
-Version Sec; We want to keep this tour accessible for everyone. So for each route we have a shorter version available of max 60-70km.
This allows every level and participant to have a weekend together! Because fun comes first!

Day 1: Travel day or bike day to La Roche-en-Ardennes.
Participants in the "DEMI-SEC"Gather at Fixed Gear Coffee in Maastricht. After this we will drive a beautiful route via Borgloon (break place) to the Belgian Ardennes. There is a car to follow the participants on this trip.
In the afternoon a recovery snack awaits us on arrival. In the evening a delicious pasta meal in La Roche at location Panache.

Day 2: On Saturday we ride a very nice and challenging round in the Belgian Ardennes, around Durbuy, La Roche and we ride all the famous hills like, col de Chaussy.
Care on the way from our car and in the evening a pleasant gathering with good food and tall stories. For dinner you can choose to go into the village of La Roche on your own or take advantage of the special offer at Restaurant Le Midi, right next to our Panache location. See additional services to book this 4-course dinner for only €32.95.

Day 3: After a hearty breakfast the participants of the DEMI-SEC version back to the Netherlands, but not without tackling those last beautiful climbs in the Ardennes. The route goes east in the direction of Liege.
We ride a nice lap including La Redoute where our groups will also split. `
With the participants DOUX and SEC participants via Stavelot and Houffalize back to La Roche.
At Panache you can still refresh and we drive back home.

In Maastricht at Fixed Gear Coffee, the finish line of the participants in the Demi-Sec version awaits us there.


What is included?
-Tour guide with support vehicle
-Lunch & coffee on the road from the support vehicle
-Mechanical support in La Roche
-Breakfast & snacks immediately after the cycling tours
Dinner (pasta meal) on Friday evening -Transportation of the bikes and luggage
-Transportation of the bikes and luggage for participants of the Demi-Sec version to and from Maastricht




What is not included?
-Dinner on Saturday evening (on your own in La Roche) or take advantage of the offer at extra services
-Transport for participants of the Doux and Sec version
-Insurance
-Tourist tax p.p. (to be paid on the spot)
-Alcoholic drinks after dinner



Additional services to be booked:
-Sport food package for the whole weekend (also on the road)

-Bike wash service; every day your bike will be completely cleaned, polished and lubricated
-Laundry service for bike clothes
-Ancora medical check-up (full reimbursement by your insurance is possible)
-Dinner on Saturday evening at Le Midi for €32.95 based on 4 courses without drinks

 

Location: La Roche-en-Ardenne, Panache (Belgium)

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Explanation sports level

MTB:

1star: beginner 50km2star
: above beginner 60km3star
: average 70km4star
: advanced 100km5star
: pro 160km



Road bike:

1star: beginner 50km2star
: above beginner 60km3star
: average 70km4star
: advanced 100km5star
: pro 160km



Level 1: Starter-Beginner;
You are just starting out in this sport, have no experience nor background as an athlete

Level 2: Beginner-Medium;
You are just starting with this sport, however you already have experience with other sports so you start with a good basic condition. You cycle 1 or 2 times a week.

Level 3: Average;
You are a sporty person, don't shy away from a challenge, exercise at least 2 to 4 per week, you can also already make some altitude gains and ride at higher averages.

Level 4: Advanced;
You are a trained athlete, you are looking for a challenge in sports, you are active at least 3 to 5 times a week, altitude meters and a higher average are not a problem

Level 5: Advanced/Performance oriented;
You train towards goals, challenges and also leave something for it you do not mind, you are driven and several times longer sport per week are no exception, you are performance oriented

Level 6: Advanced Plus;
As a highly trained person, you want to really test yourself to your limits, you seek challenges and are also willing to live for them, exercising is a part of your daily life.

Explanation luxury level

Level 0-1.5: Tour without overnight stay.

Level 2-2.5: Cycle Travel provides an overnight stay in a 2-star accommodation.

Level 3-3.5: Tour with overnight stays in the better bed and breakfast or 3-star hotel, hostel accommodations. Overnight stays on a half-board basis are a 3.5 rating.

Level 4-4.5: Cycle Travel provides a 4-star accommodation or boutique bed & breakfast. Optional full board booking (upgrade to level 4,5 appreciation).

Level 5-5.5: Cycle Travel will provide a more luxurious 4-star or 5-star accommodation or boutique hotel. We can upgrade the level of lunch, on-road catering or dinner to 5.5.

Level 6: Cycle Travel will provide a more luxurious 5-star accommodation, boutique hotel or luxury pop-up location. We can upgrade the level of lunch, on-road catering or dinner to 6+ level if required.

Explanation guidance level

Our team of passionate guides is always there for you. For any type of trip, event or clinic, Cycle Travel will provide the right accompaniment. We have an excellent network of professionals.

With the ranking from 1 to 6, we indicate to what extent the guidance is provided on a trip. Interested in an upgrade? Please let us know! Then we will gladly look for a suitable solution.

Level 0-1: a self-guided tour without guidance. Cycle Travel provides the routes on GPX.

Level 2-2.5: a self-guided tour without guidance including routes on GPX and tips for the road. Cycle Travel has a goody bag or contact person at the locations visited that you will receive as a traveler.

Level 3-3.5: a self-guided tour without guidance including routes on GPX and tips for the road. Cycle Travel has accommodation on the basis of a 3-star hotel or bed & breakfast. There is someone on site who is familiar with our clients and is personally available for you (level 3,5)

Level 4-4.5: a guided tour including routes on GPX and tour guide on the bike or in a follow car.Cycle Travel has accommodation based on a 4-star hotel, hostel or bed & breakfast. During a guided tour it is optionally possible to book a mechanic and masseur. (The valuation then amounts to 4.5)

Level 5-5.5: A fully catered vacation with a complete support team consisting of tour guide, mechanic and masseur. A follow car is provided including care on the road during the rides. Accommodation will be in luxury chalets, hotels or boutique bed & breakfasts.

Level 6: The ultimate luxury cycling vacation with top locations and carefully selected accommodations. Only the very best counts for us and you as our client! Get carried away on a next level cycling vacation.

Explanation gravity level

We roughly determine the heaviness of a trip based on a variety of circumstances. Severity can be determined by distances or by the altitude meters in distances. In addition, you experience a ride on a gravel or mountain bike already 'heavier' than a road bike ride.

Per category this is approximately what you can think of. Always discuss with us alternatives or modified routes which also influence the heaviness.

Road Bikes - Race bikesDistance max - Distance MaxAltitude indication
Level 170 km700-1100
Level 280 km1100-1500
Level 3100 km1500-2200
Level 4120 km2200-2800
Level 5150 km2800-3800
Hors Category175+ km3800-5500
Mountain Bike - MTBDistance max - Distance MaxAltitude indication
Level 130-50 km700-1000
Level 240-60 km1000-1300
Level 350-75 km1300-1800
Level 455-90 km1800-2400
Level 560-100 km2400-3300
Hors Category150+ km3800-5500
GravelDistance max - Distance MaxAltitude indication
Level 130-50 km700-1000
Level 240-60 km1000-1300
Level 350-75 km1300-1800
Level 455-90 km1800-2400
Level 560-100 km2400-3300
Hors Category150+ km3800-5500

Location: La Roche-en-Ardenne, Panache (Belgium)