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“A prestigious international event and ideal preperation for the Étape du Tour and La Marmotte cyclosportives.” Win a VIP start bib with Bikefood and GPM10.

For the third year in a row we are the official sports nutrition partners to GPM10, the Alps based Cycle Training, tours and Étape du Tour preparation specialists. This is a relationship we are very proud of, having worked with Mark Neep and his team from the very start of Bikefood, their feedback has played a crucial role in delivering a range of effective cycling products that meet the most demanding criteria – our products are entrusted with fuelling GPM10’s discerning clients and guides round some of the most challenging cycling terrain the World has to offer.

To celebrate our third year in partnership with the guys we have a superb competition prize up for grabs…

Win VIP entry to the Time Megeve Cyclosportive with Bikefood & GPM10.

Buy one of our great value GPM10 Bundle Packs and you’ll automatically be entered into our free prize draw to win a VIP start bib at the famous Time Megeve Cyclosportive with GPM10, June 10th-12th, 2011. This exclusive prize is worth £595.00

The Time Megeve Mont Blanc is a prestigious French Cyclosportive that attracts over 2500 cyclists each year and has three route options with the long course covering 4000 meters of climbing over 145KM. Among the cyclists regularly taking part in the event are Jeannie Longo the multiple world and French elite women’s road race Champion and the professional cycling teams of Bouygues Telecom and Cofidis.

The event is becoming increasingly popular with both French and English cyclists as part of their preparation for the Etape du Tour.

Here is what GPM10 say about the event for 2011:

“The 2011 event will be limited to 3000 riders to maintain the excellent support the race is reputed for, and based on the number of cyclists taking part in last years race, it is expected to be fully subscribed soon after registration opens in January. GPM10 has secured 12 VIP bibs for our clients to start with the pros in the first group of 300 cyclists!”

Entering the prize draw to win a VIP start with GPM10 couldn’t be easier – just purchase one of our GPM10 Bundle Packs before the end of April and you will automatically be entered into the draw to win your place. We will announce the winner on Monday 2nd May.

The route itself:
The 2011 route will depart the small town of Cluses and include the climbs of the Col de la Colombiere (1618m), Col des Aravis (1498m) and the Col des Saisies (1633m) all of which featured in stage 9 of the 2010 TDF. The 85km route returns to Megeve after the descent of the Aravis while those who have opted for the 115km route start up the Col des Saisies (1650m). At the top of the Saisies, the middle distance route returns to Megeve whilst the 145km route descends to Beaufort, before returning back over the Saisies to the finish in Megeve. Feeling inspired? you can read more here: Pro-Cycling feature on the Time Megeve withGPM10

About GPM10:
GPM10 has become one of the most respected and renowned cycle companies operating in the French Alps and continues to be owned and run by the same team of passionate cyclists that founded the company in 2003.

The original goal remains the same: to provide challenging and professionally supported trips for cyclists wishing to push the limits of their riding. Whether it is summiting a legendary Alpine Col or training for the Etape du Tour, wherever our program takes you, the scenery is outstanding, the atmosphere competitive.

With expertise and dedication at your fingertips, all you need is the will to be a great cyclist; GPM10 will provide you with the inspiration and support to reach that end.

The race is on, so hurry! to be entered into the draw for the VIP prize, you must purchase your GPM10 pack before the end of April. Buy the GPM10 pack today
The lucky winner will be announced on the 2nd of May.

Bon Chance!

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