December 26, 2011

Training in Mallorca. 12.11.

Each autumn professional teams gather before Christmas to train for the coming season. As the racing season has grown progressively longer the importance of the camps has increased as we are now required to be in race condition by early February, and for those racing in Australia, January. In mid December Team Sky met in Alcudia, Mallorca. Each day we rode for three to six hours at a steady speed with few intervals. To refuel and socialise, we stopped mid ride for a coffee and pastry. The rides usually ended with a heated sprint. Here are some photos from the camp.[nggallery id=40]

5 Responses to “Training in Mallorca. 12.11.”

  • Posted by Simon Fielder | December 27, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    Is that Cav in one of those shots? If so it looks like he’s been dropped :)

  • Posted by Michael Barry | December 28, 2011 at 2:30 pm

    Hi Simon. Yes, it is Cav. We were doing solo efforts on a climb. Cheers,

  • Posted by Michael Leung | December 30, 2011 at 5:44 pm

    All the best for the coming year and your team.

  • Posted by Phil Dilkes | January 9, 2012 at 7:49 pm

    Great shots!! All the best to you and the team this year. Looking forward to watching the classics, the best races of the year!! Sucks to be a cyclist :)

  • Posted by steve wilson | January 10, 2012 at 7:20 pm

    great shots, wish I was there too, all the very best for the season

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