Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Touring Have a dream to ride a bike across your state, across the country, or around the world? Self-contained or fully supported? Trade ideas, adventures, and more in our bicycle touring forum.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-28-08, 12:10 PM   #1
devonman
Newbie
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Devon, England
Bikes: mountain bike
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Cycling through Spain

I'm trying to plan a route from the north coast to the south coast of Spain, Santander to Denia. If anyone has previous experience of cycling in Spain, possible routes, suggested maps or anything else relevant to this trip it would be much appreciated.
devonman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-08, 01:14 PM   #2
bike-always
bike fanatic
 
bike-always's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Bikes:
Posts: 8
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I did some cycling in Spain about a year ago. Wonderful place to see, especially the mountains in Southern Spain. Check out this link for more info on cycling in Spain:

http://www.bicycle-touring-guide.com...ing-spain.html
bike-always is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-08, 03:01 PM   #3
becnal
I'm made of earth!
 
becnal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Bikes: Raleigh Aspen touring/off-road hybrid, and a Bob Yak trailer. Yak very useful for us car-free types that like to buy lots of beer.
Posts: 2,012
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Try the Via del Plata.
becnal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-08, 10:43 PM   #4
twodeadpoets 
Training Wheel Graduate
 
twodeadpoets's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: San Juan/Gulf Islands
Bikes: Bridgestone Grand Velo, Evans Randonneur (custom), Moser 51.151, Surly LHT & Pacer, Kona/FreeRadical, Trek 730, Trek 510
Posts: 499
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
They did it (mostly) http://www.triumf.ca/people/oram/cycling/spain.html
__________________
"Ride Like an Orca!" ~tdp
"People who enjoy waving flags, don't deserve to have one" ~Banksy

twodeadpoets is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-29-08, 03:17 AM   #5
JohnyW
Cycled on all continents
 
JohnyW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Germany
Bikes: see homepage (currently only in German)
Posts: 408
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8 Post(s)
Hi,

If you like mountains don't miss the Picos de Europa. In Andalusia it's possible to climb the Pico de Veleta. The highest road in Europe.

If you head to Madrid don't miss Toledo (a nice city)

In Spain helmets are required, Trailors are permitted and cycling on motorways something necessary.

Thomas
JohnyW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-29-08, 03:48 AM   #6
IronMac
Dead Men Assume...
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Singapore
Bikes: Bike Friday NWT
Posts: 852
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Man, you just missed taking part in a tour from North to South by a couple of people I know:

http://trans-iberian.blogspot.com/
IronMac is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-17, 11:43 AM   #7
juan90
Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2017
Bikes:
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Canyon Ultimate CF SLX 8.0

Hello,

I bought this bicycle from them: ukbikesellersltd

I need some help,I don't know to install the pedals and adjust them.Does anyone have a similar
pattern????

Please help me!

Thanks in advance!!!
juan90 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-17, 02:05 PM   #8
str
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Universe Spain
Bikes:
Posts: 466
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 76 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by devonman View Post
I'm trying to plan a route from the north coast to the south coast of Spain, Santander to Denia. If anyone has previous experience of cycling in Spain, possible routes, suggested maps or anything else relevant to this trip it would be much appreciated.
the most important thing: do not cycle the RED national roads! too much traffic.

use the YELLOW and WHITE roads...

also there was a thread here about Spain short ago.
str is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-17, 02:06 PM   #9
str
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Universe Spain
Bikes:
Posts: 466
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 76 Post(s)
read here:

Spain trip in February
str is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:03 AM.


 
  • Ask a Question
    get answers from real people!
Click to start entering your question.
I HAVE A QUESTION