Archives June 2023

Alhama to Malaga

The lads on the way to ColmenarIt’s our last day of riding today and there’s always a bit of apprehension as we know at the end that we’ll have to traverse a major city, in this case Malaga.

We make an early start and get away … Read more

El Turro Loop

Coxy and Roly chill at the hostelAs we’re staying for two nights here at the hostel Coxy has done us another loop route round to El Turro and back.

There are several routes up there so by comparing his route on a Garmin and my roadmap … Read more

Almunecar to Alhama

Coxy climbs towards JayenaOn the move again today, back up into the mountains and to Alhama.

The packing goes smoothly and we’re away by 9.30. Coxy is finally feeling up to giving it a go which is great news.

It’s a couple of … Read more

Granada to Almunecar

The peleton heads for AlmunecarWe’re on the move today, travelling down to the coast at Almunecar so everything has to be packed up again before we go.

The journey is around 50 miles but it’s mainly downhill so no need for an early start … Read more

Pico Veleta

Marty Roly and Spenna Pico VeletaToday’s the day of the big climb up the Pico Veleta, the highest road in Europe which reaches an altitude of 3300 meters.

It’s a straightforward route out of Granada on the A395 but it’s all uphill for 37 kms … Read more

Monachil Loop

Outside The Hotel GranadaLate start today, as the lads have to set their bikes up first so we don’t get away until 11.00am. The weather is good, sunny and hot but with a cool breeze.

This should be a nice warm-up day for … Read more