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Bike Weeks with Geoff Cooke & Kim Marcussen

10th - 23rd February 2017
Geoff Cooke and Kim Marcussen invites you to kick off the bike season under perfect conditions on Lanzarote. Improve your fitness, gain some valuable advice and make new friends.

Training

 

The routes will vary both in length and difficulty, taking you to the far south, through the fascinating Fire Mountains and up to the north, with stunning views of the neighbouring island of La Graciosa. You will have the opportunity to challenge yourself with steep climbs up to Femes (a climb out of category) and the 10km long Tabayesco mountain climb. On the longer rides, we will stop for a sandwich and drinks.

 

Geoff and the guest riders will be available throughout the two weeks to offer guidance and talk to you about planning your training programme once you return home. This may include power and weight training to include in your programme in our Fitness centre. Geoff won his first UK National Championship in 1963 and has worked at the top level ever since - he can still cover 200m in less than 12 seconds, on a good day! You will see the team around the resort and are welcome to aproach them for a chat and to quiz them on their cycling knowledge.

Example Programme

 

Friday

09.00  Welcome and registration

10.30  Briefing: Famara, Conil (60 km)

 

Saturday

09.30  Briefing: El Mojon (80 km)

 

Sunday

09.30  Briefing: El Golfo, Femés (100 km)
16.00  Conditioning Training
21.00 Pool Tournament in the Green Bar

 

Monday

09.15  Briefing: Tabayesco (80 km)
17.00  Questions & Answers

 

Tuesday

09.30  Briefing: Tias (60 km)
14.00  Time Trial: Caleta Caballo - Soo (6,2 km)

 

Wednesday

09.00 Briefing: Mirador, Orzola (120 km)
19.30 Dinner

Geoff Cooke

Olympian 1972, Winner of World, European, Commonwealth and UK National Cycling Champion.  British Cycling National Track Coach 1979/89 and National Youth Sprint Coach 2003/09. Although Geoff’s cycling successes have always been as a track sprinter, he has vast knowledge of cycling training and development. As part of his own training programme to successfully defend the World Masters Championship, he covered 1006 kilometers during last year’s Bike weeks. 

Kim Marcussen

11 times Danish champion with more than 100 victories throughout the years. Kim has been helping with the bike weeks several times during the years. 

Book your place now!

The price for the one week is 130€, or 180€ for two weeks, including daily bike rides of various distances, races, talks, social activities, refreshments for the longer rides, a t-shirt and dinner on the final evening.

Places are limited, early booking is advisable to avoid disappointment. Please note that the camp is restricted to guests staying at Club La Santa.

If you would like to rent a Cannondale Road bike for the week, please contact sportsbooking@clublasanta.com with your name and the size that you need for prices and availability.

From time to time, there are not enough participants in an event to ensure that everyone can enjoy a good experience, in which case we reserve the right to cancel. This happens rarely and should this occur you would be refunded the full amount.

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