Category Archives: Monachil

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 March 2012 Pico de Veleta

Tour of Andalucia March 2012 Day 2, a set on Flickr. Photos from our ride up the Pico de Veleta today. During the day we a so saw Team Greenedge training for the 2nd day

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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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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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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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Monachil photos and Almunecar road

Day off the bike today so took some photos of Monachil before heading to the Spanish coast to sort out a there and back route over 2 days with a stay in the seaside resort of Almunecar. Its approximately 100 … Continue reading

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Ride to La Peza over the Puerto de Los Blancares

On another beautiful day here in Sierra Nevada southern spain i took the road to the sleepy village of La Peza over the 1297m Puerto de Los Blancares. This is an out and back route covering some 60 km with … 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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Vuelta route 2011 Sierre Nevada Andalucia

Travelled from Bourg d’Oisans to Monachil today landing in Malaga to warm (18 centigrade)  and dry weather. I made the 2 hour trip to my base for the week in a stupidly cheap hire car. I spent the night in … Continue reading

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Spanish Cycling Holiday Spring 2011

Yes we know 2010 has barely started but we have just made available our spring cycling holiday in Southern Spain. Based in Monachil in the heart of the Sierra Nevada National Park you get a weeks worth of big col riding with … Continue reading

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