Collada de Toses is one of the most classical cycling passes in the Pyrenees in Catalonia. It is the most important pass between the Ripolles region and La Cerdanya, the trendy region close to France. La Cerdanya is a very popular holiday destination for many people in Barcelona and all of Catalonia. Especially it is

Barcelona is a great place for cycling, there is no doubt. In a former post, we introduced 10 of the most popular climbs around Barcelona, but today let me introduce some short and steep hidden climbs close to Barcelona, not very known (or maybe not known at all) for most of the local cyclists. Some

The Tour de France is much more than a cycling race. There are lots of facts beyond the cycling that are worth knowing. This is my top 10 historical facts in the Tour de France that you should know: The first Tour de France took place in 1903 and started on July 1st. The winner was

Cycling Col de la Madone is a must for a keen cyclist. But wait a minute, which Col de La Madone? Madone comes from the Italian Madonna (Virgin), then you can imagine that there are quite a few of them, and not far from each other, in the Alps Maritimes, french/Italian border, Southern alps. Col

If you ever cycled the classical Transpyrenees, maybe you will be interested in the Spanish Transpyrenees. In this coast to coast cycling trip on the south side of the Pyrenees, there are three main advantages over the northern French side: better weather always on the southern Spanish side, milder gradients of the mountains, often no-so-steep

Pierre St Martin is nowadays one of the trendy climbs of the Pyrenees Atlantiques. And cycling up there is a must for any climber. With its inclusion in TdF 2015, Pierre Saint-Martin became one of those pilgrimage destinations for keen cyclists. It has everything a climb should have: scenery, steepness, other climbs nearby… Pierre Saint

If I were to invite a friend to know how is cycling in Catalunya, it wouldn’t be difficult to find the best place to go cycling: Costa Brava. We have sea, mountains, good weather throughout the year, a cyclist paradise. We have so many choices, medieval villages, thermal villas, challenging mountains as Montseny and Montserrat,

Camino de Santiago is an amazing trip that you can do in so many ways: walking, on a mountain bike (gravel bike), on a road bike… There are also many different Caminos, depending on your starting point and the different ways you can follow. The trip we suggest is a road bike trip following the

When you think you knew the most beautiful climbs in the Pyrenees, then you still can discover another climb that is even better than your favorites. I already had climbed Cirque du Troumouse, the amazing views of Gavarnie heading to Col du Boucharo, not to mention the stunning Cirque du Litor on your way to

Montserrat is the magical mountain close to Barcelona, and a bike tour is the best way to discover it. The meaning of Verge de Montserrat for Catalan people goes beyond the religious feeling. Visiting the virgin in pilgrimage is the usual thing to do to thank for anything that happened. This is also the reason