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World’s top cyclists converge on Spain for start of La Vuelta in Barcelona

ONE OF the world's premier road cycle races, La Vuelta, begins in Barcelona this Saturday with a team time trial starting at 7.05pm. Competitors will...

Sporting legend Federico Bahamontes dies at 95

SPAIN is in mourning after the death of Federico Martin Bahamontes, the first Spanish cyclist to win the Tour De France in 1959. Toledo mayor...

Thousands of cyclists to take over Malaga streets in protest over lack of bike lanes

Thousands of cyclists are set to take over the streets on Sunday in a massive protest against Malaga council and its lack of bike...

‘They were nasty’: Cyclists attacked by snarling pair of dogs in Malaga

A routine bicycle ride with friends took a nasty turn when two snarling dogs emerged out of nowhere.  Two cyclists were left licking their wounds...

Spain’s Sierra Nevada to host five gruelling sporting events this summer

OUTDOOR sport lovers will have the chance to put their endurance and altitude fitness to test this summer in Spain’s Sierra Nevada National Park. Not...

2,100 mile network of cycle-paths planned stretching entire length of Spain’s Costa Blanca

A PROJECT linking 289 different cycle paths throughout coastal Spain is being planned. Some 3,360 kilometres of track (2,100 miles) will stretch from Vinaròs in...

Exploring Spain’s Serrania de Ronda by bike is a true adventure

Discovering Arriate and the Serrania de Ronda by bike has never been easier

24-hour cycling challenge in Gibraltar raises over £1,000 for charity

LAST month, 15 members of British Forces Gibraltar (BFGib) took on a 24-hour global cycling challenge, raising £1,042 for the Royal Air Force Association. Participants...

VIA VERDE: Cycling and kayaking through Catalunya’s Ebro Delta makes for a great family adventure

THIS was a holiday which separated the men from the boys. Unfortunately, my fear of the dark meant I came across as one of...

Police dismantle nationwide sports doping gang with centres across Spain’s Andalucia

A DOPING gang that has allegedly been operating at the centre of Spain's cycling world has been busted by police with raids across Andalucia....

First fines dished out in Spain’s Malaga for riding bikes and scooters on pavements

MALAGA’S Policia Local have begun to hand out the first fines to cyclists and electric scooter riders caught on Malaga’s pavements and pedestrian areas. After...

Rooftop marijuana farm busted thanks to cameras covering Spain’s Vuelta España

The suspicious crop caught the eyes of viewers who tipped off the Mossos d’Esquadra

More than 50km of cycle lanes planned for Spain’s Costa del Sol SCRAPPED by Government

Meanwhile the regional budgets for this year have earmarked a further €8.7 million for cycling lanes in Cadiz

British cyclist Chris Froome awarded 2011 Vuelta a Espana after Spanish champion stripped of title over doping

Celebrating his new victory, Froome said: “Better late than never! The 2011 Vuelta holds some very special memories for me”

Hospitalised British cyclist Chris Froome could be awarded 2011 Vuelta a Espana title after Spanish champion caught doping

It comes after Froome recently underwent an eight-hour surgery following a horror crash that leaves him out of this year’s Tour de France

‘Stoned’ cyclist killer released after paying bail

THE driver who ran over and killed German cyclist Christoph Bohnen has been been released from jail after paying €10,000 bail. Anais Marco Batalla, 28, claims...

Mallorquin cyclists to adopt ‘extreme caution’ after shocking number of accidents

A SHOCKING five cyclists have died on the roads in the Balearics this year. In addition, the emergency services have responded to over 250 accidents...

Outrage after Mallorcan drug death driver arrested THREE times previously

THE driver of a Porsche Cayenne who ran over nine German cyclists – killing one – has three times been caught for taking drugs...

German cyclist fights for life after drug driver crashes into holidaymakers

A GERMAN cyclist is fighting for their life after being mown down near Capdepera by a woman driving a Porsche Cayenne. While the police are...

Discovering Andalucia’s rocky roads on your doorstep

There is nothing I like more than getting out on my mountain bike and exploring the stunningly beautiful Andalucian countryside, writes Ashley Higgins

Why buying a bike is the only resolution worth investing in for the New Year

Writes Ashley from Andalucian Cycling Experience

ON YOUR BIKE: Why you should discover the White Villages of Andalucia by bike

Writes Ashley from andaluciancyclingexperience

British father who miraculously survived horror bike crash in southern Spain dies from infection after six month battle

A BRITISH cyclist who miraculously survived a horror crash in Spain has died.  John Tefler, 57, died yesterday after battling infections and respiratory issues for...

Pedal power

C’an Pastilla makes a fine base for riders of all ilk.

Cycling protest over Malaga development

The group were protesting urban development across 17 hectares

Giro favourite sets sights on double

The Colombian won the Giro in 2014




Skiing in Spain’s Sierra Nevada: How the ‘Costa del Ski’ is perfect for Christmas card snowscapes and adrenaline-pumping thrills

"THERE’S no way I’m skiing down that. I’ll walk up, get my ski and take the lift down," insisted my Olive Press colleague, looking...


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