Bike Camp with the FDJ cycling team
Because of our partnership with the Francaise des Jeux cycling team, we are happy to propose this winter cycling camp: a perfect combination of bike training sessions, shared experiences, and unforgettable encounters with staff and team racers of the FDJ team. Inscriptions for this camp are limited to privilege a close contact with racers during this camp at Calpe, Spain. The program can vary in function of the availability of staff members of the FDJ team during the week.
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Day 1 : Arrive in Calpe, Spain
You can arrive in the early afternoon and enjoy a first warm-up under the winter sun of southern Spain. At 6pm, we will all meet at the hotel to present this week's program with the general manager of the Professional Cycling Team of the Groupama-FDJ, Marc Madiot around a welcome drink.
Accommodation : Hotel Sol y Mar - "Calpe"
Day 2 : Bike ride and meeting with the staff and team of FDJ
Distance 1 : 53 Miles - 86 Km
Elevation gain 1 : 1100 Meters
In the morning you will get the chance to ride the training routes of the cycling team. In the afternoon the team’s staff will show you the equipment, vehicles and bikes. This will be followed by the team presentation and functioning. The introduction will end with a meeting with the sports director. Before dinner, socialize with the pros: get some autographs, snap some selfies… Groupama-FDJ souvenirs will also be given out.
Day 3 : Bike ride with pro riders
Distance 1 : 68 Miles - 109 Km
Elevation gain 1 : 1700 Meters
This morning meet at the Groupama-FDJ team’s hotel to start the ride with them. After a long warm-up, you will let them pick up the pace and carry on their specific work-outs while you continue on cycling to take advantage of the scenic region. At the end of the afternoon, you will meet with the team mechanics. If they are available, you might be able to meet with the team’s doctor and therapists.
Day 4 : Follow the pros’ cycle training
Distance 1 : 42 Miles - 68 Km
Elevation gain 1 : 1000 Meters
You will meet 1 hour before the team’s training to assist with the mechanic’s bike preparations and coach’s briefing. You will then get to follow the first part of the Groupama-FDJ team ride by van.
Before it’s your turn to cycle! And to make things more fun, there will be a couple of climbs along the way.
In the afternoon there will be a meeting with the coach to discuss what you saw the pros do, and what you did.
At the end of the day you can relax and enjoy drinks with the staff follow by dinner with the entire Groupama-FDJ cycling team.
Day 5 : Departure Day
Breakfast before departure.
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Day : 1, 2, 3, 4
Gran Hotel Sol y Mar - Adults Only has an ideal setting next to Arenal Beach, on Calpe’s seafront. Rooms include free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV and a free welcome pack in the mini-bar. This design hotel has a private beach club and infinity pool, with wonderful views of the Mediterranean Sea and the Peñon de Ifach Rock. The hotel's Food Gallery Restaurant serves fresh Mediterranean meals, while Abiss Restaurant Gastro Barra offers gourmet à la carte food. The Gran Hotel Sol y Mar also has an elegant lobby bar and the Dorée Gin & Sea bar serving cocktail and drinks. Access to the hotel’s spa comes at an extra cost. There is also a gym, with personal trainers and fitness classes.
Road bike - Standard
SCOTT ADDICT 20 - ( or equivalent)
with supplement (nous contacter)
The SCOTT Addict 20 was redesigned from the ground up with those longer days in mind. With new geometry that is less focused on racing and more on enduring, the Addict 20 will be your go to when you're looking to put the miles.
All sizes available: S, M, L, XL.XS, XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XLX
-Frame Addict MF Carbon technology Endurance geometry / Replaceable Dropout
-Fork Addict MF 1 1/8" - 1 1/4" Carbon steerer Alloy Dropout ;
-Headset Syncros Integrated ;
-Rear Derailleur Shimano 105 Black RD5800-GS 22 Speed ;
-Front Derailleur Shimano 105 FD-5801 Black ;
-Brakes Shimano 105 BR-5800 Super SLR Dual pivot ;
-Cranset Shimano FC-5800 Compact Hyperdrive 50x34 T Black ;
-Cassette Shimano 105 CS-5800 11 Speed 11-32 ;
-Wheels Syncros RP2.0 18 Front / 24 Rear ;
-Tires Schwalbe Durano Fold 700x28C ; Approx Weights IN KG 7.85
Saddle Bag Containing:
• Tire levers
• Patch kit
• 2 spare tubes
• 1 hand pump.
• 2 souvenir water bottles
• Pedals (flat or cages on request). You can bring your own pedals to clip in but remember to bring a pedal wrench to take them off at the end of the tour.
Our roadbooks are complete packages of information that will help you to guide yourself through the itinerary that we have planned and laid out. We have invested significant time and incorporated the feedback of our customers over many years (since 1997!) to make our roadbooks even better. Our roadbooks include: color maps, highlighted routes, touristic information, orientation points to reach hotels, and easy to follow step by step directions (cue-sheets). Please note that for custom itineraries you will not have cue sheets. Only maps and GPS routes.
- 4 nights at the hotel
- Full board
- Road bike outings with a former pro rider
- Musette Cap Vélo offered
- Bicycle Jersey
- Road book
- VIP services Groupama-FDJ
- VIP workshops: massage, mechanics
What's not included
- Transport to the place of stay
- Personal expenses during the stay
Informations & Recommendations
- Please note that space is limited!
Contact our tour consultants for more information and an exact rate based upon your travel dates.
|Price from* & per person||Double occupancy||Single supplement |
(traveling with a group)
|Standard||1650 €||160 €|
|Price from & per person|
|No cyclist||390 €|
|No cyclist VIP||sur demande|
|Bikes available||Options per person|
|Road Bike Rental|
Please note that any bike changes during the trip may incur an extra fee.