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Road Cycling Training Camp - Algarve

Overview

Company: Algarve Cycling
Coaches: In House
Start Date: 15/06/2019
End Date: 22/06/2019
Sports: Cycling
Location: Portugal
Price from: €725

Details

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, Spring and Winter!

Come with us and explore the best routes used by the professional cyclists during the famous UCI Tour of Algarve!

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.

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

- 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. Ü

 

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: Road cycling training, guided by professional cycling coach

Bike type: Carbon Road bike with Shimano 105

Duration: 4 nights, 3 days cycling training

Activity Level: 1, 2 and 3 Daily Average: 50 - 150 km

 

TOUR DATES + PRICES 

€ 625 9 and 23 March

€ 725 6 and 20 April

€ 675 4 and 18 May

€ 725 1 and 15 June

• Prices per person sharing a twin/double room with breakfast

• We need a minimum of 4 participants in each tour

• Discounts are available for groups of 4 cyclists or more

 

INCLUDED:

- 3 guided training rides,

- Airport transfers,

- bed & breakfast in a 4 star hotel resort,

- Water bottle,

- Secure bike storage,

- Bike maintenance as needed

 

EXTRAS:

- Hire a quality full Carbon frame road bike with Shimano 105, €150 euros

- Cyclist massages (need to be booked the day before), €50 euros

- Safety helmet, €12 euros 

- Hire a choice of pedals, €18 euros 

 

PROGRAMME

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.

Day 1: Arrive by private transfer at your hotel. There will be a briefing and welcome drink at 6 p.m. after your bike fitting.

Day 2: Our first training ride takes you to the famous Loulé region, following the cycling routes used by the pros in February’s race.

Day 3: Our second training ride takes you along the coast to the famous Tavira region, following the cycling routes used by the pros in February’s race.

Day 4: Our third training ride takes you along the coast to the famous riverside town of Alcoutim, following the cycling routes used by the pros in February’s race.

Day 5: After breakfast we drive you to Faro Airport for your trip back home. If you have enough time, why not explore the old town of Faro before you fly?

 


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