Spin'n the Blues Away – Tenerife Cycling Camps - TBT - Insider. The Thomson Bike Tours Blog

The Winter doesn’t have to be all about layers and layers of waterproof fabric and cold toes. It doesn’t have to be about turbo trainers and virtual worlds, not when Tenerife is waiting for you. The Canary Islands, with high mountains, beautiful sunshine and roads that the pro’s adore are the perfect place for a winter camp.

We have two great Winter camps in the Canary Islands either end the cold season in November 2020 and late February / March 2021 – the ideal time to shake off the Winter blues in clear blue skies. It’s little wonder that the professional peloton spend at least a few weeks here every winter.

Those that have experienced our cycling camps before will know how incredible they are, but we’ve made yet more improvements this year. For those considering our Gran Canaria Camp, you can choose to extend your stay with our Canary Islands double – ride our Gran Canaria Camp and follow it up with the Tenerife & La Gomera Camp with an extra ride in the middle! We’re always improving our trips, even our popular winter cycling camps. Set your Spring and Summer riding up perfectly with two great warm weather weeks.

Beautiful Tenerife Cycling Camp

Tenerife & La Gomera Cycling Camp: November 21 — 28

Ride in the tire tracks of Chris Froome and so many other Tour de France contenders on the famous slopes of Mount Teide! Tenerife is famous for this impressive volcano, the testing ground for pros and mortals alike, but our camp offers far more than just this incredible climb. Our warm up climb on day one takes in the coast and a steady 6% climb on Guia de Isora. A great way to soak up the rays and the stunning views before tackling Tiede on day 2. We’ll take on the beast twice during the week, once from Los Gigantes and once from Granadilla de Abona. Taking in the glorious lava fields in the shadow of the volcano and one of the longest descents you can find.

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In between and afterwards we’ll take the switchbacks on the descent from El Tanque, ride along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean to Buenavista del Norte and climb through El Chirche, one of the steepest segments in Tenerife. Our ride leader is just 40 seconds behind KOM Chris Froome, so maybe hang onto his wheel for an all time PR!

With perfect temperatures guaranteed you’ll return home with a killer cycling tan to match your superior fitness gained on this incredible island.

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Now booking for 2021, 2-week Canary Islands Camp: February & March 2021

If you can’t decide sure whether to choose the Gran Canaria week or the Tenerife & La Gomera week? Then why not do both! Returning for 2021 we are inviting you to join us in both Gran Canaria & Tenerife, we’ll take care of all the transfers between the islands — you just need to provide the legs for 2 weeks of intensive riding.


Included in the 2-week price are the following complimentary items:

  • complimentary rental bike for the second week in Tenerife
  • complimentary flight from Gran Canaria to Tenerife
  • complimentary night at La Laguna Gran Hotel
  • complimentary dinner and breakfast at La Laguna Gran Hotel

In addition to all the rides on both of the individual weeks, we’ve thrown in an extra epic ride through some of Tenerife’s most spectacular terrain in the Anaga Natural Park at the start of the Tenerife & La Gomera week.

Get your season off to the best possible start with 2 weeks in cycling paradise!

Don’t delay in securing your spot on these sought after cycling camps. See the full itinerary on our website and book your place for November 2020 or February / March 2021 now!

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The figurehead of Thomson Bike Tours, Peter never stops riding. Since setting up the Company back in 2001 Peter’s covered over 200,000 km on the bike and grown the business into what it is today.

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