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Velusso Spotlight – Cycling in Girona

It’s no secret that the Catalan city of Girona is home to many of the world’s top professional cyclists. Whilst many of us don’t have the luxury of choosing where in the world we’d like to live based solely on cycling suitability, the best bike riders in the world do – so, when deciding where to go on your next cycling holiday, it’s well worth paying attention to where the…

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Velusso Spotlight – Cycling in Provence

Most cyclists, when envisioning a cycling trip in France, conjure up images of heroic Tour de France stages, endless Alpine climbs and exhilarating hairpin descents. However if you’re interested in a cycling holiday instead of a gruelling training camp and would prefer to take things a little easier while still riding day in day out through stunning scenery, you might want to consider the Rhône Valley area of Provence in…

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Riding With Johan Museeuw

Fresh pastries and coffee stand on the villa table, and the sun begins to reveal itself from behind the Tramuntana Mountains; we are in Mallorca, on a special early season riding trip with Belgian cycling legend Johann Museeuw. Johan is a three time Paris Roubaix winner, three times Tour of Flanders winner, and the 1996 World Champion. This week, he is out Velusso Ride Leader – what better person to…

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An Amateur Rider Tackles Sa Calobra

It is breakfast time on the final day of week of riding on the beautiful Balearic island of Mallorca. Harry, our ‘amateur’ rider has gone from strength to strength throughout the week; having only picked up a bike six weeks before this trip, he is showing incredible progression and resilience. Today though, is Sa Calobra… The breakfast table is a hushed quiet. The sounds of coffee being sipped and porridge…

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Preparing for the Mallorca312 – Velusso’s 5 Top Tips

The Mallorca312 is one of the most challenging sportive events in the world. At 312 kilometres in length, it features 5,000 metres of climbing, and will take the majority of riders more than 10 hours to complete. Rides like this require careful and detailed preparation. Perfect preparation prevents poor performance (5 P’s). Here are Velusso’s 5 Top Tips for preparing for an endurance cycling event like the Mallorca312. 1) Arrive…