Velo Jaune was the 2nd planned stopover on our weeks Alpe d'Huez tour organised by Vel Vercors and I can't say I was disappointed with the choice of stopover.
After a 90km ride from Uraige les Bains and descending from the Col du Ornon into Bourg d'Osains we found Velo Jaune quite easily, for the first of 2 nights stay.
Lynne provided the excellent food that night, and what a great place to eat on the veranda with the mountains as a magnificent backdrop.
After a great nights sleep and a good breakfast we headed off to climb Alpe d'Huez, which is only 3km from Le Velo Jaune, what a climb and what a place.
We ate out in Bourg that night, as that had been pre arranged as part of our tour, again a good restaurant was recommended by Lynne.
The next day we were due to climb over the Croix der Fer to our next destination, but the weather had other ideas, and we abandoned before the start of the climb, after other Brit cyclists shouted at us to turn back!
A quick phone call to Roger & Lynne who were taking our baggage to our next hotel, quickly ensured that the team car collected 3 very soggy, but grateful cyclists!
We drove up most of the climb of the Croix der Fer, and we didn't see any cyclists on the climb and only 2 cars, so I was a good call to abandon.
Apart from meeting a crazy Polish HGV trying to ascend the Col du Glandon, the rest of the trip was uneventfful and the team car dropped us off at the next hotel.
I'll be back at some point, as Le Velo Jaune is so close to lots of great places to cycle & I've got unfinished business with the Croix der Fer!