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Tuscany Camp Pictures

Our cycling camps in Tuscany went incredibly well. We are happy to be home but missing the rolling hills and cypress trees that are endless in the Tuscany region. Thanks to all the folks who took part in these camps. We are the luckiest bike company in the world to be able to ride and hangout with the people that just took part in these camps.

Here is a link to a few of our favorite Tuscany Cycling House Camp Pictures. 

The Cycling House Tuscany

Spain 2012

We had such a good time in Mallorca, Spain that we’ve already booked another camp for next year.  May 7-13, 2012. Ken Whelpdale and The Cycling House crew are ready to put on another great show on this amazing island in the Mediterranean. Here are a few folks that you can expect to see at in Mallorca next year.

Our Mallorca Family! Magda, Madre and Ken Whelpdale. This family loves cycling, great food and Spain.

 

Our ride guide, Nick Bonner. Originally from Great Britain he now lives and rides in Mallorca.

 

Brendan and Owen

 

Ty Brookhart and possibly even Chorizo!

We can guarantee you won’t get bored from riding your bike in Mallorca.  Check out more Mallorca pictures here.

Cruising down another backroad in Mallorca.

 

The Cycling House Mallorca

The food at The Cycling House Mallorca is always a hit.

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are great times at The Cycling House.

 

Paella. A classic Spanish dish.

 

Don't forget great coffee!

Check out our Mallorca cycling camp page here.

May 7th – 13th, 2012

  • The rate will include everything but airfare
  • Bringing your own bike is great but if flying with your bike is too expensive or not worth the hassle we will be renting high end road bikes for this camp. We will rent you carbon bikes with Shimano 105/ultegra. $200USD/Week
  • This is an International trip so arriving a day or two early is very understandable. We’ll help you with setting up a place to stay before camp starts.
  • This camp will be ending on Sunday, May 13th. Staying a few extra days in Mallorca is encouraged and we can help you with setting up accommodations, bike rentals (if necessary), and anything else you need for the remainder of your trip.
  • We are capping this camp at 12 riders and it’s first come, first serve. Contact Us for more information.

 

Check out our Mallorca webpage here.

Glancing back at Mallorca

Our first camp in Mallorca, Spain has come and gone and we already decided after the first day of being there that this will be an annual trip for us . Mallorca is incredible! Here are a few of our favorite photo’s from camp.

The city of Palma is a hot spot for vacationers from all over the world. We didn't spend much time in the city but it didn't take long to see why people come here.

This was our first real ride for the week and it set the tone for the rest of camp

Mallorca is a large island off the coast of Spain in the Mediteranean. It’s surprising with its diverse vegetation, terrain and culture. Everyday you have an option to go flat, rolling, hilly or climbing. During each ride the flora can change from an arid desert feel to green-richly soiled farm pastures to a forrest with pine trees and ferns all in a matter of a few miles.

Riding in Europe can be over stimulating because everywhere you look you see sights like this

Nearly every ride we did in Mallorca had at least one cafe stop. It didn't matter what town we were riding through, as long as we rode to the center of town (look for a big cathedral) we found good coffee.

Our Mallorca Cycling House was very nice. With 8 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms it was spacious and comfortable.

Many of the roads were lines with century old rock walls

Nice descent, hard climb. The Sa Callobra ride was a beast.

Climbing for a Meditereanean vista

Ken was the go-to guy in Mallorca. Logistics, ride routes, mechanical support and most importantly having his amazing family around to help out gave a real Spanish family feel at camp.

Our Chef was incredible! Born and raised on the island and owning one of the nicest restaraunts in Mallorca, he was an instant hit at the house.

We enjoyed lunch and dinner (and wine) on the outside patio.

Owen enjoying the European riding...tough day in the office.

Anya leading the group up one of the many climbs that we rode during the last two days of camp.

We promise this is not staged. Picture perfect.

All in all we had a great time in Spain. Thanks to those riders who joined us for our first Mallorca camp! We had an unforgettable time with you. Many more photos and stories to come.

Dates for Mallorca 2012 are coming soon…