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ShuttVR Does Calpe

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ShuttVR Does Calpe

Our racing team recently spent a few weeks in Spain’s Costa Brava for some early season training and Shutt joined them along with pro photographer Chris Lanaway and a big box of our new 2018 kits. The team was based in Moraira just to the north of Calpe. This area particularly has become something of a Mecca for Europe’s cyclists, with both pro and amateur riders flocking there in droves to escape the cold winter weather to the north. Being fairly quiet, and inexpensive, during the off season, the region’s seaside towns make a great base to explore the nearby mountains...

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Going Dutch - road cycling in the Netherlands

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Going Dutch - road cycling in the Netherlands

I've been spending a lot of time in the Netherlands this year and taking my bike with me on most trips. Even though I'm usually only there for a few days it's been worth the hassle and expense because it's such a pleasure riding there.

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The Bi-Cingles du Mont Ventoux, an epic ride for an epic place

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The Bi-Cingles du Mont Ventoux, an epic ride for an epic place

I’ve been lucky enough to do some great things on a bike and cycling has fundamentally changed my life for the better. Mont Ventoux is where it all started for me…

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Six go mad in Mallorca - is cycling the new skiing?

Mallorca Shutt Velo Rapide Training

Six go mad in Mallorca - is cycling the new skiing?

There’s been a lot in the press lately about cycling being the new golf, but personally I was never drawn to the balls and sticks - but skiing, that’s a whole new ball game. Where I once headed to the Alps for a week’s skiing each spring - now with a bike in tow my attention has switched to the warmer slopes of Portugal, Spain, and most recently… Mallorca. The similarities with skiing are quite pronounced in Mallorca, partly because of the sheer number of cyclists out there but also because most stick to riding around the Tramuntana mountains on...

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