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

La Bonaigua is one of those classical mountain passes in Catalonia and cycling Port de la Bonaigua is a must for any cycloclimber. It is one of the few roads over 2000 mts in the Catalan Pyrenees. In fact this is one of the first roads to be closed to traffic when winter snowfalls. Nevertheless,

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

Port de Pailheres is one of the nicest climbs in the Pyrenees. A bit out of the way of the more known climbs in the central Pyrenees, Port de Pailheres is an amazing climb, also with personality. It starts with very steep slopes in a long stretch of the road, then we have a very

The route of Volta a Catalunya professional cycling race for 2020 was unveiled a few days ago. It is a very special edition as it is the 100th edition of the oldest cycling race in Spain. The stages are the following: 3/23 Calella-Calella 3/24 TT Banyoles (Girona) 3/25 Canal Olimpic-Vallter 2000 (mountain finish) 3/26 Ripoll-Port

Coll de Pal is an amazing hidden gem in the Catalan Pyrenees. It is a very steep Hors Categorie climb which deserves much more fame than actually has. The overall numbers say it all. It is a very steep climb getting 2104 meters, with an overall elevation of 1267 meters in 19,3 km, which means

Next July Montefusco Cycling is organizing the Transpyrenees cycling trip. It is composed of 9 cycling stages, 10 nights, 800 km, with 15 HC or 1st category climbs included. Our tour is for the keen cyclists, but do not worry, we are thinking a demanding but doable tour with stages no longer than 100km and

Cycling in classic bikes has become a true passion for many cyclists. Also in Barcelona, of course. Possibly the first big event on classic bikes was the Italian Eroica. As time passed by, the Eroica became the “Strade Bianche” which now, by the way, is a prestigious professional spring classic. There are some rules which

This picture was taken at Mirador de Jaizkibel. We just ended a Transpyrenees cycling trip from the Mediterranean sea to the Atlantic ocean across the Pyrenees in 8 stages, 987 km, and 18 major mountain passes. Even if there are many different ways to do the Coast to Coast Transpyrenees trip, this group wanted a

Another big appointment next summer in Catalonia: La Ruta Minera. 154 km with 3800 mts elevation. A monster climb included: Coll de Pradell! This is one of the big moments in the cycling season in Catalonia. More info: http://www.larutaminera.org/en/