Practice Bicycle Bike Tours
With its excellent weather conditions and a network of varied, traffic-free roads, the Algarve in Portugal is the ideal destination for training and quality rides over the winter / spring. With a menu of Endurance rides and climbing routes available during your Algarve cycling week in the sun. Join Paul Hughes, 20 years international cycling coach and Bridget Evans, retired professional racing cyclist, for the very best combination of challenging and epic rides.
Start the day with the sun rising ready for a great day in the saddle. Fully charged heading out at a comfortable pace, warming up the muscles on our chosen ride option for the day. Effective training is best accomplished with a gradual increase in effort and nothing could be better when we hit the quiet country roads of the Algarve, small undulations and twisting roads are everywhere. Once in a rhythm the kilometres/miles flow by with ease as we pass Portuguese villages that haven’t changed in many years. Time to take on a small climb and stimulate those muscle fibers, early season style, small chain ring comfortable high cadence if you wish or strength intervals if you’re looking to improve that all important muscle strength!
Looking for a coffee-break or keep it constant, fat-burning metabolism at its best, three, four or five hours every day tailored for that all important scientific progressive overload effect. Great training rides sometime need to be easy when it’s time to wind down the effort as we return to the Hotel to relax and get ready for another perfect Algarve training ride tomorrow.
Experience Portugal with a glorious week of quality riding throughout the Algarve between the October – May period, keep the legs turning and avoid the cold wet months and that unwanted cold or flu! As all good cyclists would agree it’s also the time of the year to maintain good condition and build that important aerobic fitness for a great year of cycling ahead. The natural setting of the Algarve offers a variety of climbs and a network of roads, perfect for a challenging week and also moderate distance rides each day.
Algarve cycling training camps can be tailored to your current experience and ability or cycling goals, get ready to experience unique ride routes all in one terrific training week with the professionals of Practice Bicycle in the Algarve southern Portugal.
6 Nights’ Quality Accommodation
6 Buffet Breakfasts to fuel-up for the day
6 Fully guided training rides tailored for how much you wish to ride!
Spectacular and variety routes including the coastline, interior and mountains
Ride support offering mechanical assistance, sports drinks & nutritional bars
Bike hire – $400
Half board – $240
Airport Transfer – $200
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