Category Archives: Andalucia

Four days of riding in Andalucia

Day 1 Malaga to Almuñécar I arrived in Malaga after a ridiculously early flight from Geneva to be greeted with heavy rain. It never rains in Spain ! I dropped my bike bag off and built my bike up hoping … Continue reading

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Photos – Tour of Andalucia March 2012 Day 6

Tour of Andalucia March 2012 Day 6, a set on Flickr. Photos from Day 6 as we returned from Almunecar to Granada on our Tour of Andalucia week.

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Photos Tour of Andalucia March 2012 Day 5

Tour of Andalucia March 2012 Day 5, a set on Flickr. Photos of our ride from Granada to Almunecar on our Tour of Andalucia Week

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Photos from Day 3 Tour of Andalucia Guejar Sierra

Guejar Sierra, a set on Flickr. Photos from Day 3 Tour of Andalucia Guejar Sierra. Crazy temperatures into the mid 20’s today.

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Tour of Andalucia Day3 and 4 Reconnaisance

Day 3 and 4 took us from Monachil to Almunacar and back over the Sierras de Tejeda. We set off from Monachil fairly early to tackle the rolling climb up over the Sierras de Tejeda. The first 15km or so … Continue reading

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Day 2 Tour of Andalucia – The Pico de Veleta – Reconnaisance

Big ride out on day 2 combing our day 2 ride up to the Pico de Veleta with our day 3 ride to Guejar Sierra. The morning was fresh as we started off a little later than planned for the local … Continue reading

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Tour of Andalucia day 1 reconnaisance and training

Today’s ride was a 91 km ride from our base in Monachil to La Peza over the Puerto de Los Blancaros. This forms day 1 of our Tour of Andalucia holiday in March. The temperature hit an amazing 21 degrees … Continue reading

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La Marmotte 2012 entry only packages

For 2012 we are offering entry only packages for the La Marmotte 2012 if you book one of our Andalucia Cycling Holidays in March. If you book with us before the end of November 2011 you will get a free … Continue reading

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Andalucia Cycling Tour Monachil Jayena Monachil – Day 5

Todays ride took in part of the coastal road (Ruta Turistica) to Almunecar before turning off right at about the half way point to the small village of Jayena just before the Sierra de Almijara. The 115km route (it would have … Continue reading

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Ride to Guejar Sierra and beyond day 3

Todays ride took me into Granada city centre from my base in Monachil before exiting it again to cycle up towards the town of Guejar Sierra. The town is nestled on the side of a mountain overlooking a massive lake. … Continue reading

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Pico de Veleta – Sierra Nevada

Rode the Pico de Veleta today from Monachil. The climb starts directly outside Monachil through some fairly steep swithbacks. After a while the road flattens out for a while before dropping down and climbing steadily upto 2500 metres. The road … Continue reading

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