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UCI Tour of the Algarve Special Training Camp


Company: Algarve Cycling
Coaches: In House
Start Date: 01/11/2019
End Date: 30/11/2019
Sports: Cycling
Location: Portugal
Price from: €595


Our authentic and natural Algarve of salt pans and migrating birds, of small towns and villages, of sunny unspoiled beaches and dunes, of fragrant orchards and forests that share something very unique: the quietest back roads and warmest cycling weather in autumn and winter!

Led by Tomás an ex-professional cyclist for the Tavira team, born in the Algarve to English/Irish parents. He has a UK sport science education and 6 years coaching experience, to help you improve your physical condition, confidence, knowledge and overall performance.

- Ride up to 500km over these 4 days on immaculate tarmac through breath taking scenery.
- Physiological (critical power) testing in the field: with high precision on the road and real world values to plan the right balance.
- Drills and exercises will be taught. We’ll also work on bike handling and riding quickly but safely.
- A full report from the training camp with your training levels up dated and specific feedback given on areas you can improve on.
- Teamwork. If you’re a cyclist, you know the value of teamwork. We will work on group dynamic and tactics.
- There are also three informal evening seminars on diet and lifestyle, ‘the engine’ (brief run down on the physiology) and pacing.

Activity: One centre, guided by professional cyclist
Bike type: Carbon Road bike
Duration: 4 nights, 3 days cycling training
Activity Level: 1, 2 and 3
Accommodation: bed & breakfast in a 4 star hotel resort
Daily Average: 50 - 150 km
Price: From €595
• Prices are per person, based upon two people sharing a twin/double bedded room on a B&B basis.
• This training camp is available all year round, but we need a minimum of 4 participants.

Prices in Euros:
January, February, November, December €595
March, April €645
May, June, October €725
July, September €850

Based in a quality 4 star hotel on the main beach in Vilamoura, there will be plenty of time to recover from your day’s cycling, as the hotel features an outdoor pool, gym, wellness and spa facilities.

3 guided training rides, Airport transfers, Water bottle, Secure bike storage, Bike maintenance as needed

• Hire of a top quality road bike, full Carbon frame, Shimano 105 equipped €150
• Cyclist massages (these need to be booked the day before) €50
• Safety helmet, €12 euro per week (we suggest you bring your own)
• A choice of pedals, €18 euro per week (we suggest you bring your own)

Day-by-day experiences
Day 1:    We will pick you up at Faro Airport and drive you to your hotel. At 6 p.m. there is a briefing and a welcome drink.
Day 2:    Loulé ride Level 2
Day 3:    Tavira ride Level 1
Day 4:    Alcoutim ride Level 3
Day 5:    After breakfast we drive you to Faro Airport for your flight back home. If you have enough time, why not explore the old town of Faro before you fly?

For further information on the Cycling Training Camp, please Read More