Best Bike Rides 2015-4

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Crazy Volcanic Scenery looking 2000m down to Puerto de la Cruz

Number 4

Teide Downhill


Caught the ‘Bike Bus’ to Tiede Parador (hotel) and cycled ‘home’. A small fee allows you to put your bike in the bus and get driven up the Parador at 2300m, mostly mountain bikers looking for the many interesting trails back to sea level. There was still quite a lot of up in my route but one of the best ever descents from El Portillo to La Esperanza, went on for miles . Sunny and warm all day. I think I saw Alberto Contador, the Saxo-Tinkoff team were out training and moving with amazing speed. Another fantastic day.

Date: 31/03/2105

Route: Tiede Parador to Quinta Park, near Puerto de la Cruz via La Esperanaza

Country: Tenerife, Spain

Distance: 46 miles

Time on Bike: 03.10.48

Average:15 mph

Max: 38mph

Ascent: 2771 feet

Descent: 8704 feet

Average Temperature: 25 Celsius

Wind: no wind

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On the ‘down’ with Tiede behind
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Part of 25 miles of downhill


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