NEW RIDERS tour

A more compact version of the Volcano tour – featuring less distance and climbing – but still offering the opportunity to conquer Mt Teide.

A fantastic cycling holiday in Tenerife for less experienced or more leisure-orientated riders, who still fancy a bit of a challenge.

Cycling Weeks

November

10 > 17


January

26 > Feb 2


February

16 > 23


March

9 > 16
23 > 30

April

13 > 20


May

4 > 11



    • • Ride Leaders: guided tours carefully designed by local Delgado brothers, Alberto & Marcos
    • • Duration: 8 days/7 nights – from Saturday to Saturday
    • • Hotel: 4* Paradise Park Spa.
    • • No. of routes: 6
    • • Duration of the routes: 3 to 6 h, coffee breaks
    • • Transfers: TFS Airport-Hotel-TFS Airport
    • • Level: all ages, levels and abilities are welcome
    • • Support van: full support on the road (nutrition, water, iso drinks, bananas, nuts, etc)
    • • Gift: 1 x TBT pink cycling jersey.
    • • PAELLA party: a delicious paella lunch after our 6th ride, hosted by Mama Delgado in a beautiful Canarian house in the countryside
    • • Starters mama´s guacamole, Serrano ham & typical Canarian potatoes with our traditional “mojo”. Wine & beers are included in the price……..and WALL OF FAME!

TENERIFE – the island of pros

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Good weather conditions all year round (min 15ºC – max 30ºC)
Superior Training Terrain with climbs to El Teide 2,350 m (7,709 ft) that rival the toughest of the Alps (Stelvio and Mortirolo)
Bike Friendly Roads, almost non-existent traffic, smooth mountain roads.

Hotel Paradise Park and Spa 4*

Our training camp is based at the 4-star Paradise Park Spa Hotel on the south coast of the island in a perfect location to start our routes.


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paella

The Rides

We’ll have a fully supported ride with our usual TBT experienced ride leaders and Support Van. Our weekly program of supported rides is highlighted below.

DAY RIDE DESCRIPTION

SUNDAY: “Vilaflor” – “click on the image for larger view”

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The route starts from the view point “La Centinela” (10 kms away from our hotel in Los Cristianos). We then make our way to the town of Granadilla where we start a smooth 13km climb (average grade of 5-6%) to our cafe stop at Vilaflor. After that you´ll ride an amazing descent to Los Cristianos.

After the first loop we´ll ride to the town of Granadilla where we start a smooth 13km climb (average grade of 5-6%) to our cafe stop at Vilaflor. After that you´ll ride an amazing descent to Los Cristianos.

RIDE DISTANCE: 50 km (31 miles)
ELEVATION GAIN: 1,000 m (3,281 ft)

MONDAY: “El Poris” – “click on the image for larger view”

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We start the ride from the town of San Isidro and we will ride up & down along the coast to the town of El Poris. This is to allow your legs to recover before the King´s day, the first challenge of the week. At El Poris we will stop at the sea-front cafe before returning along the same route. 

 

RIDE DISTANCE: 75 km (40 miles)
ELEVATION GAIN: 1,400 m (4,757 ft)

TUESDAY: “King ́s day” – “click on the image for larger view”

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This is the first real challenge of the week. We give you the option to start from Alcalá (at sea level) with an easy climb of 8kms and perfect warm up through the banana plantations, or start from Chio (at 680 m altitude) where we start the 24Km climb to the National Park of El Teide. The climbing isn’t over yet as we have a final 3km climb before we start a spectacular descent to Los Cristianos.

RIDE DISTANCE: 66 km (41 miles)
ELEVATION GAIN: 1,600 m (5,241 ft)

WEDNESDAY: Recovery day – “click on the image for larger view”

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Today is a gentle recovery ride along the coast to the town of El Medano. This is to allow your legs to recover before the Queen’s day, the most challenging route of the tour. At El Medano’s we will stop at one of the many sea-front cafes before returning along the same route. 

RIDE DISTANCE: 43 km (27 miles)
ELEVATION GAIN: 700 m (2,300ft)

THURSDAY: “Queen ́s day” – “click on the image for larger view”

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Our biggest challenge of the week! You´ll be transfered to “Los Loros” where your bike will be waiting for you to start the route. We start the climb of 13 kms to El Teide National Park. Breathtaking scenery awaits you, probably the most impressive landscapes Tenerife has to offer. Chris Froome said: “It´s like travelling to Mars”. After a cafe stop at the mythical Parador hotel and a photograph opportunity with Mount Teide in the background there is only 3kms more of climbing before another spectacular descent to Los Cristianos (same as King’s Day). 

 

RIDE DISTANCE: 78 km (49 miles)
ELEVATION GAIN: 1,900 m (6.234 ft)

FRIDAY: “Vilaflor” + Paella Party“click on the image for larger view”

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After 5 days of a great cycling we give you the option to start from Vilaflor (1,400m altitude) or start from “The view point” at 1,700 m altitude. Either way you´ll arrive at the Parador hotel for a quick cafe stop and your last photo opportunity with El Teide. Only 5kms of climbing before we start one of the most beautiful descents to La Orotava for the Paella party at the Delgado’s family home in the countryside. Mama Delgado will greet you there with a warm smile and the wonderful aroma of her delicious cooking; the centre piece of which is a huge PAELLA, cooked the traditional way, of course!

RIDE DISTANCE: 61 km (38 miles)
ELEVATION GAIN: 1,450 m (4,750 ft)

TOTAL

RIDE DISTANCE: 373 km (232 miles)
ELEVATION GAIN: 8,050m (26,411 ft)

We´ll finish the 6th route in our typical Canarian House in the North of the island, where Mama Delgado will greet you with a warm smile and the wonderful aroma of her expert cooking; the centre piece of which is always a huge Paella, cooked the traditional way, of course.

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Mamá Delgado

The Top Support

  • • The best staff in the industry – local Delgado family – check out our Testimonial page
  • • 2-3 experienced ride leaders on every stage
  • • 1-2 x support vans with water, iso drinks, fruit and nutrition on each ride
  • • Experienced Mechanical Assistance
  • • Our top-of-the line BMC full carbon (Ultegra, Disc or Di2) rental bikes
local Delgado family

What’s Included

  • • 8 days / 7 nights fully accompanied trip
  • • Hotel: 4* Paradise Park Spa
  • • Half board (breakfast & dinner)
  • • 6 x guided rides carefully designed by local Delgado brothers: Alberto & Marcos
  • • Coaching and technical tips (if needed) by Alberto Delgado (qualified for World Championship IRONMAN in Hawaii 2015)
  • • TFS Airport-Hotel-TFS Airport
  • • 2-3 experienced ride leaders on every stage
  • • Experienced mechanic
  • • Support-van with water, bananas, iso drinks, nuts, etc.
  • • Briefings, TBT daily maps, cue sheets and elevation profiles for each stage
  • • 1 x TBT pink cycling jersey.
  • PAELLA party: a delicious paella lunch after our 6th ride, hosted by Mama Delgado in a beautiful Canarian house in the countryside.
  • Starters mama´s guacamole, Serrano ham & typical Canarian potatoes with our traditional “mojo”. Wine & beers are included in the price……..and WALL OF FAME!
  • • A memorable cycling training camp

What’s Not Included

  • • Airfare
  • • Travel and personal insurance – recommended
  • • Extras at the hotel, phone charges, mini-bar
  • • Lunch
  • • Rental Bikes Available – BMC full carbon (Ultegra, Disc or Di2)

Price

  • • 1,194€ per person (double occupancy)
  • • Single supplement: 100€
  • • 499€ per person (without accommodation)
  • • Non-riders: 30% discount
  • • 8% discount for returning customers!

*7% tax