“Majorca is well known for its beach resorts and sheltered coves, limestone mountains and Roman and Moorish remains but the real draw of this Balearic beauty is it’s serpent like mountain roads, great coffee and lack of any other road users”
|Total Distance: 340km||Total Ascent: 5,500m||Max Alt: 890m||Difficulty Grade: 3/5
|4 Nights||Next Departure: 27 September 2018||Ristretto Score: #5||Guide Price: £645
Our ‘Experience’ island series of itineraries are designed to deliver a short break opportunity experiencing the best each destination can offer embodying everything that is special cycling in these spectacular locations.
As well as the first class organisation and support from us you can expect warm sunshine, marble smooth roads, fantastic cuisine, delightful hospitality and of course plenty of hairpins to get the blood flowing.
Designed for the off-season you will feel like you have the roads to yourself and only you and the asphalt have come out to play.
Come and join us tune up your season with a trip to some of the hidden cycling treasures of Europe…
Day One – Arrive Palma airport – transfer to hotel. Times of recommended flights given at time of application. Build bikes before evening meal and early night.
Day Two – Playa de Palma to Pollenca – 127km +1600m
Day Three – Pollenca to Esporles – 124km +2950m
Day Four – Esporles to Playa de Palma – 90km +1350m
Day Five – Pack down bikes before transfer to airport for return flight home.
Experienced Cycle Leader(s), Full Vehicle Support, Bike Mechanic, First Aiders, Baggage Transfer, 3/4 star Hotel Accommodation (4 nights inc Breakfast), Airport Transfers (designated flights)
Flights, Lunches, Evening Meals
Recommended flight information will be given on your application.To help us help you, It is important you notify us of any extraordinary travel arrangements you may have that prevents you from arriving at the recommended times.
Your personal bags will be carried by the support vehicle throughout the event.
We strongly ask your bikes to be transported by bike bags (semi-rigid/soft). Please do not arrive to the event with rigid bike travel boxes. Support vehicles will have limited space and unable stow large solid bike boxes as well as all luggage and equipment through the event.
Please contact us with any questions regarding flight transport of your bike, we will be more than happy to discuss this further with you.
Weather & Kit
We can expect warm, sunny weather, however we should expect slight temperature drop and cool conditions on the mountains (800m+) – Remember to bring layers – not heavy coverings.
This is a road bike tour. Your bike should be well maintained and in good running order with suitable ‘road gears’ and brakes.
A full kit list will be issued in your ‘Joining Instructions’ document after your application. We will be glad to discuss any aspect of kit and your bike with you, please call us anytime with any questions.
Fitness & Training
This is a level 3 cycle event. You will be capable of riding comfortably upto 100km in a day and/or used to riding distances upto 80km over hilly terrain – minmum. If you have any doubt as to your fitness regarding participation in this event please give us a cal and we will be more than happy to chat with you.
Please arrive to the event ready to ride and not rely on ‘muscle memory’ or riding into ‘trip fitness’ – don’t let us or yourself down…please train to ride.
Click here for Training plan
Experience Majorca Bike Ride Route
Experience Majorca Route Profile
“With it’s perfect weather, varied terrain and considerate drivers, Majorca could well be the most bike-friendly destination on Earth” Cyclist Magazine 2015
Applications now being taken for our next epic Majorca experience – register your interest today…
Next Departure – 27 September 2018