Looking back at our 6Points ride to the 6 Compass points of both Formentera and Ibiza over the weekend of 4/5/6th October
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Exploring Mallorca by bike
Having been riding in Mallorca since 2015 (before that I used to run and swim more, to keep fit) here is a randomly selected set of pictures and video clips (by iOS Photos) showing what a lovely island it is.
The first Zwift 6Points Mallorca Sunday Training Ride
Every Sunday at 10.40am UTC we are staging a new series of Zwift 6Points Mallorca Training rides. This follows the great success of our Glasgow Green Cycle Club GGCC rides we have been running for two years. The aim is to showcase 6Points worldwide, and in particular Mallorca, on the rapidly growing Zwift platform forContinue reading “The first Zwift 6Points Mallorca Sunday Training Ride”
6Points Ibiza October 6th 2019
Our 6Points ride on Ibiza, visiting the four NSEW compass points, and the highest and lowest points of the island; and maybe the steepest, the climb out of Portinatx!
6Points Formentera, October 2019
Our 6Points cycling tour of Formentera, visiting the four NSEW compass points of the island, and the highest and lowest points. My blog posts closely related to this Balearics post are at:- 6Points Mallorca May 2019 Day 1 6Points Mallorca May 2019, Day 2 6Points Mallorca May 2019, Day 3 The Points of 6Points Challenges – or – why IContinue reading “6Points Formentera, October 2019”
Sobremunt, the hardest climb in Mallorca
A new video with more action from my GoPro Session, and music from David Guetta. It’s 18 minutes, but I hope you can spare the time to take a look! A day out achieving a recent ambition, to climb Sobremunt, Es Verger, generally accepted as the hardest climb in Mallorca, particularly from the south side.Continue reading “Sobremunt, the hardest climb in Mallorca”
Ride the Senses 6Points Mallorca in October 2020!
October 2nd/3rd/4th 2020 is only 6 months away! We have postponed from May, for obvious reasons, until the autumn, when the weather in Mallorca is also at its best for cycling. What a way to enjoy 3 days of fantastic riding in the sun, and see whole perimeter of the beautiful island of Mallorca. WeContinue reading “Ride the Senses 6Points Mallorca in October 2020!”
Ride the 6Points in Ibiza and Formentera!
http://www.facebook.com/events/561199834284820/ October 5/6th is only 6 weeks away! What a way to celebrate the onset of autumn and enjoy 2 days of fantastic riding in the sun and see the two beautiful islands of Ibiza and Formentera. We will go to some great restaurants and you will also enjoy the signature camaraderie of all 6PointsContinue reading “Ride the 6Points in Ibiza and Formentera!”
Bicycle helmets – again!
I own up to having a hobby horse. My cycling friends will be surprised to know I don’t wear a helmet when riding it (!). The hobby horse, of course, is my insistence on the advisability of wearing a helmet when cycling – always. But I have today been assailed by several articles that IContinue reading “Bicycle helmets – again!”
The tacx concept of “Virtual speed”
I have another interesting quirk to discuss with you relating to my Tacx Flow turbo, or indeed any other Tacx turbo that has a relatively low maximum slope simulation capability (i.e. other than the Neo, i-Genius or Bushido) such as the Flow at 6% max or the Vortex at 7% max. This is from theContinue reading “The tacx concept of “Virtual speed””