TOROS DE GRAVEL

13th october 2018 - mallorca

 
 
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this october, it's time to ride your bike at

¡Toros De Gravel!

"Mi madrE. another Sufferfest?"

No way, Jose! Canyon Toros de Gravel Mallorca GP is a juicy sangria of two-wheeled challenge in a laid back atmosphere finished off with a rocking fiesta for some muy bueno Type 1 fun.

(Well ok, you may suffer too.)

Picture it now... Sa Calobra, Kap Fomentor, Puig Mejor... just some of the famous climbs you won't find along the route of Canyon Toros de Gravel Mallorca GP.

Instead, come experience a Mallorca previously known only to insiders: one of ancient roads built by the Romans, winding coastal trails to secluded beaches, wooded climbs and gripping descents. All in good company to the familiar sound of gravel crunching beneath.

"¡Olé!" you say? Read on, Compañero!

 

 
 
 

See mallorca like you've never seen it Before...

 
 
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Registration online or before the ride on 13.10.2018 from 0700-0900 directly at the Velodrome. Riders can start the course beginning at 0830. Expect to be back in Sineu between 1500-1900.

About the ride: From the start in Sineu, we will head on a 140km loop south and east through fields and forests before turning north along the coast for a swim and siesta. After all, this is not a race. On the way, a couple of short climbing segments just for fun before arriving back in Sineu for the ceremonial final lap inside the velodrome.

Now you can take advantage of on-site showers and kick back to a big fiesta with live music, street food, bonfire, Dimonis and more!

 
 
 

HOW TO GET HERE?

 

- Book yourself a flight 

-take the ferry from Barcelona

- "borrow" a Lear jet

- paddle A DONKEY

 
 

JUST get here and get rad.

 
 
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Preguntas frecuentes 

FAQS


 

What is gravel cycling?

Also known as “lame mountain biking” or “crappy road cycling”, gravel is a variable terrain discipline made infinitely more enjoyable with the proper tire width and frame geometry. Often of long-ish distance, a drop bar bicycle is therefore most suitable for comfort.


Is Toros de Gravel a race?

No, amigo. Toros is dedicated to fun and adventure with like-minded people. Leave your aggro en casa, pick up after yourself, and ride for fun like kids do.

There are no prizes for coming first to the finish. Early arrivals may even be asked to help set up the party. :)


What's the weather like in October? 

Two words hombre: Muy. Bueno.

(Usually 20° at night, but bring a poncho and sombrero, just in case)


I want to come for a few days, can I ride gravel while I'm there? 

 komoot will provide each participant with free maps of the island and already host 3 approved routes to make solo tours easy. Gravel Mallorca also has great .gpx routes and guided tours. The routes are cheap and a lot of hard work went into making them. Support Marti and co. – Book a tour!

Need a bike? Check out some of the bikes available on list-n-ride!


Can I camp in the Velodrome during the event? 

Yes. Camping is available on a limited basis.  For camping enquiries, contact: info@torosdegravel.com

Can I shower before the party?

Yes. Shower facilities are available on-site.

Will there be enough to eat and drink on the ride?

Yes. Plus each rider will get some all natural fuel courtesy our partner

Chimpanzee Nutrition

 

 

What do I bring to this gravel fiesta?

 
 

- a bike suitable for off-road riding with 35-45mm tire width.

- a small bikepacking bag with swimming attire and travel towel (both optional)

- a cycle computer with GPS navigation (recommended)

Schwalbe will offer ride support, but bring the usual equipment for punctures and repairs.

 - two water bottles and a small amount of food (in case you get lost or something.)

 

You are 100% responsible for your own safety!  

 
 
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SPONSORS de TOROS

 
 

 

SPECIAL Thanks to @tino_pohlmann_photography , @Mr.Pinko and @brooksengland for the toros site And social imagery, @roadbike.party for the video support, and @alimemolamolar for the incredible Toros illustration!

 
 

We would also like to thank these event partners for material and technical support:


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THis october, come ride with us!

 
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