SILVER ROAD BY ROAD BIKE
1000km of secondary a road almost without traffic from Gijón in Northern Spain to Seville passing by Spain’s most monumental with Roman and Romanic heritage. Two options to enjoy riding. A Sportive brake during 3 days of classic La Vuelta mountain climbs in northern Spain and 5 days Adventure stages from León to Seville in almost flat stages, all with assistance vehicle and guides. Just come and ride!
GIJÓN – LEÓN – ZAMORA – SALAMANCA – CÁCERES – ZAFRA – SEVILLA
MAY AND OCTOBER 2017
Wether in Sportive or Adventure mode The Tour goes by landscapes and cities that truly represent Spain’s territory and cultural diversity. Riding along cities and monuments built on the splendor of the Roman Empire over centuries.
Distance and elevation gain of every stage is approximate and might vary depending on the road and security conditions. Every rider can jump into our assistance vehicle in case of not feeling able to finish any stage or might agree with the guides to ride a shorter stage.
We have selected 3 or 4 star hotels in the cities we pass by that offer comfort and a breakfast according to the stages we’ll be riding. We’ll sleep in double rooms and our team will take care of baggage transportation.
You can expect typical Spanish food. Meals center around pork products, but seafood dishes and vegetarian dishes are also available. Can my dietary needs be accommodated? Absolutely! Just let us know at booking.
5 stages Adventure
León – Zamora 140km +550mts Elevation Gain
Zamora – Baños de Montemayor 154km +1800mts Elevation Gain
Baños de Montemayor – Cáceres 124km +1200mts Elevation Gain
Cáceres – Zafra 130km +1000mts Elevation Gain
Zafra – Sevilla 130km +1280mts Elevation Gain
3 stages Sportive
León – Pola de Lena 85km +780mts Elevation Gain
Pola de Lena – Angliru – Gijón 105km +2500mts Elevation Gain
Gijón – Cotobello 85km +2000mts Elevation Gain
The Adventure option is oriented to Tour Cyclists that want to know Spain at it’s pace, with achievable stages avoiding steep gradients. Stages can be split in two sessions, morning and afternoon. However it’s needed an average physical level to complete this journey.
The Sportive option, even being just 3 stages, presents a physical challenge for advanced cyclists in search for a sport and mental achievement. We’ll face classic mountain stages of Vuelta a España that will take our last breath.
You can come alone! A lot of people do, it’s a great way to meet like-minded people.
This trip will run with a minimum of 4 people, and a maximum of 6. Please note, if there are not 4 people booked the trip may be rearranged or cancelled.
- Accommodation before and after the tour
- Bike and associated gear – can be arranged by your host €60 per day
- Travel insurance that covers road cycling
- Personal expenses
- Tips for your guides (optional)
You will be picked up at Madrid-Barajas airport. Your transfer will meet all flights scheduled to land by noon or earlier the day before tour starts. You will be dropped off at Madrid-Barajas airport or your hotel the day after the tour finishes. Your host will be in touch before the trip to finalize details.
Madrid-Barajas is served by frequent, inexpensive flights, including well-timed direct flights from any European capital. You can get any flights that suit you, but make sure they fit the times to take advantage of the included transfers. We will contact you before you leave to check your arrival and departure plans.
Spring and fall are the perfect seasons for this trip. Is cool in the north and warm in the south. Temperatures range from 10 to 28 °C, although we are in Spain it might rain in some places so pack your usual riding equipment and a rain jacket.
Your hassle free trip includes:
- Transfers from/to airport. All ground transportation.
- 6 nights accommodation in hotel with breakfast.
- 5 days of riding with assistance vehicle and guide.
- 5 on tour lunches and dinners.
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