Category Archives: Pico Veleta

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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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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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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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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Cycling Alpe d’Huez in January – and off to Andalucia

Well with temperatures rocketing to 6 degrees centigrade in the vallee on new years day I tackled the Alpe d’Huez climb for the 31st consecutive month. Helen met me at the top and we stayed up there for a few … Continue reading

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