The county of Gironès and Girona city have long been associated with cycling. Many professional riders have lived and continue to live in the city, perhaps the most famous Lance Armstrong, made Girona his home and base for many years during his time with the US Postal team.
Currently Girona is the home base for the Garmin Cevelo team and many other teams use the area for their training camps. We work with many of the top riders who live in Girona who help us produce the best training and riding routes.
Australian Pro Cyclist CARLA RYAN who has based herself in Girona for several years says...
"For me, Girona and the Catalonia region is the best place in the world to train. It has so much to offer with various terrain, from mountains to flat. Being an Aussie, I'm a fan of the warmer climate and Girona definitely has a warm summer. Perfect for long days on the bike"
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Whilst well-known for its excellent road cycling Girona is less famous for mountains bike. However the area contains some of the best off road riding in Europe, most of the local riders are mountain bikers with hundreds turning up to race every weekend. The mountain biking here has been a well kept secret with few maps of the single track paths available.
Girona also boasts a 100km long dedicated Greenways cycle path, www.gironagreenways.org perfect for more relaxed cycling.