SPORTIVE TRAINING CAMP
SAT 21st - SAT 28th April 2018
Coaching by TIM RAMSDEN of BLACK CAT CYCLE COACHING .com
7 nights 4 star accom 6 group guided rides, vehicle support, airport transfers
Make the most of your training time at a structured camp with daily rides in the Spanish sunshine. 3 speed groups for different abilities led by experienced Uk & Local based elite & ex pro guides . Superb accommodation at the luxury 4 star Àlbir Playa hotel & Spa ´ (as used by Trek Factory team & Fabian Cancellera ) Hands on coaching & evening seminars from TIM RAMSDEN AT BLACK CAT CYCLE COACHING !
GIVE YOUR TRAINING PROGRAMME A GREAT BOOST WITH A BLOCK OF WARM WEATHER TRAINING IN A FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE! HAVE FUN….ENJOY THE BEAUTIFUL ROADS AND COUNTRYSIDE….GET A TAN…..GO FASTER!!
Incs 7 nights hotel accommodation H/B buffet meals, Airport transfers, 6 Guided group Training rides, 3 Speed groups for all rider levels. Experienced Uk based & local elite & ex pro guides. Eve coaching seminars, and lots of fun !
`` I wanted to create a coaching environment where you are well-looked after and get the maximum benefit from your training time. Working in partnership with Ciclo Costa Blanca means that I know the high standard of accommodation and food, the attention to detail in organisation of group rides, and the friendly and welcoming atmosphere provided by the team in Spain will mean that you get great value for money and a structured boost to your riding for 2018. Warm weather riding on great roads with friendly people who look after you? Hands-on coaching? Want to go faster in 2018? Come and join us!” Tim Ramsden
This is the camp to springboard you into the big events...La Marmotte, Etape, Maratona OR those closer to home...A week of climbing on great roads in great weather. Vehicle support on each ride and daily input on nutrition/position/pacing/climbing and descending...hands on coaching from Tim Ramsden....Top off the week with a Gran Fondo route of over 160 km & 3500 mtrs of acsent.!! Dont worry a less testing route is also available. The camp is suitable for those wishing to tackle the longer events...or to get a block of training to kick start the Spring racing season, so why not join us in 2018?
Each day will offer a choice of 3 speed groups per day / ride. Group 1 can average 30 + km per hour on a non stop ride over mountainous terrain. Group 2 normally ride at 25/27 km per hour. Group 3 21 / 23 km per hour.
Gran Fondo day will offer a 160 km plus ride with 3,500 mtrs of vertical ascent taking in The Col de Tudons @1026mtr and The Col de Rates @ 626 mtrs.
Is the camp for me ? This week is aimed at experianced riders, club racers & sportive riders, Those that already have a reasonable level of fitness gained from regular speed & distance riding in the weeks and months prior to the camp. To get the best from this camp You will need to cope with daily training rides in hilly to mountainous terrain ! with approx 20 hours plus riding across the week. Come prepared !
Prefer an easier itinerary ? Check out our 2018 Cycling break stays.
How to get here
Book a flight into Alicante airport arriving Saturday 21st April & departing Saturday 28th April If you wish to extend your stay or arrive before the 22nd please just ask
Inclusive return airport transfers *
Alicante Airport to Hotel Sat 21st April The transfer is planned to depart Alicante airport at 1330 hrs. To take advantage of this inclusiveof cost transfer please try book any am arrival flight arriving before 1230 hrs
Hotel to Alicante airport Sat 28th April ideally this transfer is for flights departing after 1030hrs. If you have booked a flight departing before 1030 am You may need to make your own alternative transfer arrangements at your own cost.
* Where possible please book flights that fit in with the above transfer times. If you are unable to make the planned inclusive of cost transfers we will gladly arrange a private transfer for you.
PRICE : £649 / 749 € per person based on shared rooms 7 nights Sat to Sat incl H/b buffet meals and airport transfers. Stays of less than 7 nights charged pro rata +15%
Single supplement use of own room 185€ for 7 nights.
Transfers subject to conditions
Full Carbon RIDLEY FENIX Bike Hire,, discounted to 106 € for the camp ( plus 25 € compulsory insurance ) to reserve bike hire please click continue shopping within the online booking system or email us your hire request. Bike hire discounts are based on our Full Carbon 2016 11 speed fleet of Ridley Fenix Shimano Ultegra compact geared bikes, other bikes on request
How to book.. First secure your flights, then use our online booking system to secure your place on the camp. We require a 200€ per person non returnable deposit on booking. Payment is made via Paypal during the online booking process.
Balance is due 6 weeks prior to arrival (10th March ) paid via international bank transfer to our Spanish Euro account (detials on booking) BOOK NOW
- 4 * hotel Albir Playa & Spa,Used by Trek Factory Team
- H/B buffet meals
- Airport transfers
- 6 Group Guided Rides
- 3 speed groups
- Vehicle support,
- Elite & Expro guides
- CCB/Meta Bike Cafe welcome pack
- CCB/Meta Bike cafe water bottle
- Complimentry High5 Energy products
- Discouted Full Carbon11speed Ultegra compact bike hire
- The very best riding on The Costa Blanca
Prices are based on shared rooms 2 /3 persons. If you are a single traveler hoping to share, we will where possible offer you the option of partnering another single traveler. In circumstances where we are unable to partner you the single supplement charge will apply