Bike Tours

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This spring we welcome you to Denia, Costa Blanca, Spain – a perfect training ground for cyclists with hundreds of miles / kilometers of quiet stunning roads winding their way along the Mediterranean Sea, through valleys and over challenging mountain passes, all set in the picturesque free of traffic countryside filled up with many cafés and restaurants. Also, warm daytime temperatures, little rainfall, acres of fertile fields, vineyards and citrus groves, and the fact that most World Tour teams have chosen Calpe for their training camps says it all.
 
  • The camp has been created based on our professional coaches` experiences. It starts with 3-4 hours gentle rides involving few special workouts to improve riding in a group and climbing techniques and get longer to 5-7 hours days in the mountains to build overall endurance level as it gets closer to the end
  • It is a 8-day / 7-night the founder of HC Bike Tours personally guided and our SAG van supported cycling camp
  • All-Inclusive > shuttle services, mechanic assistance, superb rental bikes, perfect accommodations, great coffee stops, scenic guided routes, Ride Leaders > simply pack your gear and get ready for your camp, we will take care about the rest
  • Luxury > you will stay in 5-star Denia La Sella Golf Resort & Spa hotel - a perfect base for our camp, superb rooms, great Spa complex, tasty breakfasts and dinners included - all you need to enjoy your trip and relax after the rides
  • The camp is open to anyone, but the number of spots is limited to only a maximum of 14 guests. We prefer small groups to offer you the personal touch and one of the best service level in the market. We also like you feel flexible on our rides that you can ride as much and fast as you wish – our support will be available anytime
  • This camp is well suited to non-riding partners. The 5-star resort has an excellent Spa & Wellness center, a huge pool, a perfect golf course, Denia and other towns nearby offer great shopping, many restaurants and other activities including water sports, hiking, and touring
  • Build up superior fitness by cycling with us two successive weeks and get a 10% discount. We will make sure you will ride slightly different routes to let you explore more of this region.


Book this trip right now! To reserve your spot fill in the Booking form

A special group discount is available for groups of 4 persons or more. Email us at info@hcbiketours.com to get a quote. You are welcome also to contact us on +1 650 319 8824 (US) or +371 26306180 (International). 

Would you like to make this tour private and customized for your group? Start planning today! Email us at info@hcbiketours.com.  


Bike Rental 

Through our partnership with Sarto we are pleased to offer top-quality 100% handmade in Italy Sarto Veneto SL bikes for rent. Register your interest in our rental bikes in the Booking form. Learn more about our Sarto rental bikes here.  


About HC Bike Tours camps
We are experts in organizing Custom & Private cycling or triathlon camps or tours for clubs, teams, coaches & their athletes, and private groups. HC Bike Tours is based in Italy, but our team`s 10+ years’ experience allows us to take our guests whatever in Europe they wish.
Every spring, we organize only one cycling camp open for public and, every year, it is held in a different location even different country. We are glad our frequent guests can explore new places every year, while getting in shape for the new season.

WHAT'S INCLUDED?
8-day All-Inclusive cycling camp / 6 days of the founder of HC Bike
Tours guided and our SAG van supported riding
All accommodation fees for the luxury 5-star Denia La Sella Golf Resort & Spa hotel (double occupancy)
All breakfasts
All dinners (but one we will let you to explore local restaurants) 
On-road snacks & sports nutrition
All transportation from/to the airport and all ground transportation
All luggage and bike transportation, including bike boxes
Ride Leaders one per up to seven riders + SAG van
Services of our professional English speaking staff: mechanic assistance, concierge services, guiding, tips & suggestions
Hand-made Sarto bikes available for rent (available for an additional fee)
Welcome pack including the maps for your Garmin use and HC Bike
Tours design cycling jersey
Pre-tour holiday preparation advice
Photos of your tour
We welcome non-riding partners
 
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED?
Airfare
Travel and personal insurance (recommended)
Additional personal expenses, i.e. phone charges, mini-bar, gratuities, laundry, coffee stops
Lunches (however on-road snacks are included)
 
Day 1

Welcome to Costa Blanca, Spain

Warm-up ride along the coast

HC Bike Tours’ owner personally will meet you at the airport. From there you will be provided with transportation to the hotel. A bit later, our team will help you to set up your bicycle. If possible, we will go for a short warm-up / coffee ride along the coast in the afternoon. 

meals
meals
On-road snacks
Dinner
tour
accomplished
Distance 30-40 miles / 50-65 km
Day 2

Along the Mediterranean Sea

Hilly ride along the coast > team time trial

Today, we will go for a gentle hilly ride along the coast and enjoy the views of the Mediterranean Sea. We will work on riding in a group technique doing 2x5km (3 miles) speed training (but not super-fast) in small groups. The speed training will be followed by a coffee stop and an easier ride back to the hotel.

meals
meals
Breakfast
On-road snacks
Dinner
tour
accomplished
Distance 40-50 miles / 65-80 km
Day 3

Let`s go into mountains

Mountain ride > climbing technique

We will ride a scenic loop in the mountains. Before every climb, we will give you instructions for some specific workouts on climbs to improve your strength and climbing technique. Sure, there will be a coffee stop today. We like to enjoy every ride.

meals
meals
Breakfast
On-road snacks
Dinner
tour
accomplished
Distance 40-50 miles / 65-80 km
Day 4

Our favorite mountain loop

Mountain ride > endurance training

It is going to be a long ride into the mountains. We will ride a few of our favorite quiet and stunning climbs in the area. We plan two coffee stops today.

meals
meals
Breakfast
On-road snacks
Dinner
tour
accomplished
Distance 60 miles / 100 km
Day 5

Slow down – warm up

Easy pace hilly ride

Today, we will take enough long ride to build endurance, but enough easy not pushing your limits. We will be cruising most of today`s ride enjoying new loop, we have prepared for you.

meals
meals
Breakfast
On-road snacks
tour
accomplished
Distance 40-50 miles / 65-80 km
Day 6

Hard core (HC) climbing!?

Mountain ride > strength training

A day dedicated to strength training. We will ride few intense and steep climbs putting your max power to test, but the scenery will make you lose yourself in its beauty. This route is about exploring the local steepest climbs - brought to you in HC Bike Tours style. We will make few short breaks on our way to make sure you get enough caffeine and tasty pastries.

meals
meals
Breakfast
On-road snacks
Dinner
tour
accomplished
Distance 60 miles / 100 km
Day 7

The best ride in Calpe

Hilly & mountain ride > challenging endurance training

Prepare yourself for a very long day that is going to be worth every minute of it. Expect a lot of climbing and challenges. Enjoy your last day of riding in the Costa Blanca and let us provide you with all the support you might need. Let us share our experiences of the week!

meals
meals
Breakfast
On-road snacks
Dinner
tour
accomplished
Distance 75-90 miles / 120-145 km
Day 8

It’s time to say goodbye?

We’ll provide you with our shuttle service to the airport in the morning. Let us know if you need any help with arranging your further travel plans in Spain or elsewhere in Europe, or if you wish to be transported to another location.

If you stay with us for our second camp`s week, you will do another week of training following the same plan, but the routes will be slightly changed for all group that you can explore more of this region.

Thanks for traveling with HC Bike Tours and see you on our tours later this summer or next year again!

meals
meals
Breakfast

HC Bike Tours support


We know what the best ride support is. Get on your bike and enjoy the ride! We do the rest:

  • We are ex-Pro riders, professional coaches, mechanics, experienced Ride Leaders - all passionate about what we do. We will provide you with professional support and encourage you through every ride, make photos, be your coaches and make sure you stop at the best cafes for coffee
  • We ride in small ride-groups of up to 7 riders per group, what allow us to keep groups together and provide full support with less waiting time
  • Each ride-group is led by an HC Bike Tours Ride Leader and one SAG van per camp is provided
  • We will provide you with on-road snacks, sports nutrition, and drinks
  • An experienced mechanic will be available to assist in case of trouble with your bike
  • Our top-quality Sarto Veneto SL bikes are available for rent
  • Personal touch & flexibility - ride as much as you wish, our support will be available anytime
WHAT'S INCLUDED?
8-day All-Inclusive cycling camp / 6 days of the founder of HC Bike
Tours guided and our SAG van supported riding
All accommodation fees for the luxury 5-star Denia La Sella Golf Resort & Spa hotel (double occupancy)
All breakfasts
All dinners (but one we will let you to explore local restaurants) 
On-road snacks & sports nutrition
All transportation from/to the airport and all ground transportation
All luggage and bike transportation, including bike boxes
Ride Leaders one per up to seven riders + SAG van
Services of our professional English speaking staff: mechanic assistance, concierge services, guiding, tips & suggestions
Hand-made Sarto bikes available for rent (available for an additional fee)
Welcome pack including the maps for your Garmin use and HC Bike
Tours design cycling jersey
Pre-tour holiday preparation advice
Photos of your tour
We welcome non-riding partners
 
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED?
Airfare
Travel and personal insurance (recommended)
Additional personal expenses, i.e. phone charges, mini-bar, gratuities, laundry, coffee stops
Lunches (however on-road snacks are included)
 

Let's talk when it's best for you

Calls need to be scheduled at least 4 hours in advance of the scheduled call time and will be confirmed via email. HC Bike Tours uses time zone GMT/UTC+1 and welcomes your call in early mornings, late evenings and on the weekends as well.

Any questions?