“our club is all about finding new friendships, many mountains to climb and creating great memories”
As the only Dutch 100% dedicated GranFondo Cycling Club, CYCLOTEAM is all about finding new friendships, many mountains to climb and creating great memories. The members a truly passionate cyclists that like to challenge themselves and their teammates on the most defiant climbs Europe has to offer. From the French Alpes to the Italian Dolomites and from riding GranFondo’s in the Belgium Ardennes to a trainingweek on Spain’s magnificent Volcanic island Gran Canaria!
February 13th 20th, 9 members spent a week training & taking down some of the greatest and finest climbs Spain and even Europe has to offer: the Soria, Pico de las Nieves (1949m!) and the most revered climb on the island: The Valley of The Tears, this climb is 11.8 km long with an average of 8% and a maximum gradient of 25% which takes is at least one hour of hard work to complete.
Every day the team set out for an average ride of about 120-150 kilometres with about 2500 altitude metres, which takes about 6 to 7 hours to complete. Besides the sweat that gets into all the training efforts, there’s always the rewards afterwards at the Meloneras beach boulevard where some cold drinks are collected to quench the thirst after long sunny days 😉