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  • Premier Icon charliemort
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    anyone been fortunate enough to do both? Any thoughts / comparisons?

    Thinking of trying to enter one next year

    TP seems to have more up!

    thanks

    pymwymis
    Member

    Intending to do TP next year, but can’t help with previous experience. Are you just looking the difference between the 2 to make a decision between them ?

    goatster
    Member

    Trans savoie this year was ace. 85 percent of the up was rideable. 99 percent of the down was rideable. People who’d done both seemed to say TP up is a lot of carry but the downs on both are awesome. TS has changed for 14 looking at it, it looks shorter with a lot of the, granted few, dull bits took out.

    Apply to both you might get in none, both or one of them.

    Tony TSVet.

    Premier Icon charliemort
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    just looking for any insights really – deffo won’t be able to do both

    Premier Icon Straightliner
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    TP is probably more of an ‘adventure’ in that you do more on bike climbing and the area the trails go through are not ridden as frequently. TS has more uplift and more descending, and routes through amazing areas of the Alps known to many as being winter sport havens.

    TS is several years younger and will evolve more over time. TP has had the benefit of a few years of operation and improved elements of it over time.

    Both are an incredible experience, enjoy it if you do get into either event.

    Premier Icon jambalaya
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    Well you’ll have to decide soon as they both sell out fast, TS are doing a ballot based on all entries received in the 24 hours after 6pm on Halloween ! A fair method I think.

    Premier Icon onlinebully
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    Got the same dilemma if you apply for both the deposit is due for the savoie before you find out about the Provence. I edging more towards the Provence

    messiah
    Member

    Trans Savoie entry opens tonight. Fingers crossed once more 😉

    limkilde
    Member

    have send my entry form but got kind of wierd auto respone

    Dear Trans-Savoie 2013 Entrant

    ***This is an auto-response email***

    Thanks for your entry.

    We will pool all entrants received in the period 20:00 – 24:00 CEST 14th April 2013, and select at random the final 10 entrants to this years event.

    All entrants will be individually notified of the outcome within 48 hours.

    pymwymis
    Member

    Pretty sure they mean 100 not 10

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