July 2020 – I finished a 1,200 m climb. It was not the first time. Rewinding to March 2019 – I owned a foldable bike that I rarely used (maybe once a month going to the ice cream shop?) How did this happen over the course of just 1 year and a half? Take a…
With its 300 days of sunshine a year and average temperatures between 10°C and 26°C, Mallorca is said to be an all-year-round paradise for road cyclists. Based on the 3 days spent around Palma I sum up my insights about cycling in Mallorca. Spoiler: it really is a heaven for roadies! 🙂
After two challenging days in Mallorca – a full-day ride with more than 1.300 m climbed and an (almost) recovery ride with 860 m climbed, for the final day we chose a shorter ride. The main reason was the time constraint, due to an early afternoon flight back home.
My cycling holiday in Mallorca started off with a bang – a full-day ride with more than 1.300 m climbed. As you might imagine, the second day I wanted something a bit more relaxing, but still challenging enough to take advantage of the Mallorquin scenery.
The first day in Mallorca was one of the most beautiful and challenging in my (short) road cycling experience. With more than 1.300 elevation gain, it was more than I’ve climbed in my whole road cycling experience!