Terra de Remences

  • May 12, 2013 · 8:00 AM

The XVI Terra de Remences is one of the popular rides in Catalonia, 3,000 riders leave from Sant Esteve d'en Bas in la Garrotxa. There are two distances, 95 and 175km, both terrific rides, if you dont mind mixing it with some over-enthusiastic cyclists. Inscription opens on 01/03/2013 but it will be oversubscribed. All the details are here: http://www.terraderemences.com/

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  • johnny a.

    the outcome of the race is good but lack more training

    May 13, 2013

  • johnny a.

    great race, very very nice. Rene advancement me very strong.

    May 13, 2013

  • René

    A bit hard to find eachother for a meetup group, especially since I arrived from Bcn just 10min before race start ;-). QH will be different, staying together in the place that Hollis found for us.

    It was a great race, and a fantastic landscape that we went through. Organization was really good, with good signalling, and warnings whenever there was a dangerous curve or turn. Great control of the traffic. I met Johnny out on the route, although we did not have time to chat :-). Personally satisfied with the result. Have to improve on those descents... damn' there are some fast downhill people around here...

    http://www.terraderemences.com/inscripcio/clasificacio.php

    May 13, 2013

  • René

    Beautiful race, and we were also lucky with the weather :-)

    May 13, 2013

  • Jim D.

    I know of only two cyclobicientadores who did the ride, me and Guido, and we got no closer than What's apping each other; with some 3,000 riders milling around disguised as real cyclists it was not easy to meetup.
    That's not criticism of the organisation, which was fine, plenty of free stuff, breakfast before the start and food after, good stewarding and support. Mind you they did turn over more than 13,000€. And the ride was great. I'm no climber, so the descent to Olot was the high point for me.
    I expect to post it again next year, so I hope more riders can make it.

    May 12, 2013

  • Michael C.

    Enjoy the ride - madly jealous. Have been trying to get out for a ride today but so far it has rained 13 times since 9 this morning. See you all in June.

    May 11, 2013

  • David

    Best of luck on Sunday guys! Try to stay fresh before u take on Bracons...

    May 10, 2013

  • Guido O.

    Hi guys, I have rented a motorhome and will use the occasion for a long weekend break! How/where do we meet before the start? Here my cell nº so we can be in touch:[masked] Maybe we could set up a Remenses group in WhatsApp?

    May 9, 2013

  • Jay L.

    I'd love to do the short route, but I think I can't make it that day (and my guess is that there's no spots left now anyway).
    But if anyone would like, I'll be very happy to lead the short route for our cycling club on a later date. If you're interested, please let me know!
    For those doing the ride, I'm a big envious, and I hope you have a GREAT time!

    1 · May 6, 2013

  • Michel G.

    Sorry, I am still recovering from a back injury and this one comes to early. If anyone wants to have a go under my registration, you are welcome to try...

    May 5, 2013

  • Hollis D.

    Just learned my wife is going to a friend's wedding this weekend so I'll be looking after both kids which means I can't make the ride this year. If anyone has a car and would like to drive up and ride the route sometime I'd be interested as I'd love to see the area and do some climbing.

    April 15, 2013

    • Hollis D.

      Hola David, I can't ride weekday mornings unless it's a holiday - post a ride suggestion and maybe you'll get a taker - Kevin lives nearby

      April 16, 2013

    • René

      I could join you on this ride, if it is the coming weekend 20-21th or the weekend 4-5th May.

      April 16, 2013

  • Claire G.

    Hi, coming to Barcelona in June, my son and husband would like to ride on the velodrome how feasible is this?

    March 21, 2013

    • Michel G.

      Hi Claire, you can ride on the track on open evenings. Please check their website when and what time. The rent track bikes (normal road bikes are not allowed on the track)

      March 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Im coming into Barcelona for the marathon on March 17th and looking to get some biking in. Need a place to rent a road bike and a group to ride with , thanks for your help

    March 10, 2013

    • Michel G.

      Hi Maura, please check our sponsor Terra Diversions. They rent road bikes and group members get a discount. Cheers,

      March 11, 2013

  • Jim D.

    Me too, just got in before Rene by the look of it. Let's fix up a beer one evening and try and coordinate the excursion.

    March 2, 2013

  • Diego

    URGENT !!!
    The inscription period started today.
    There are already 2100 inscriptions out of a maximum of 3000 so you should not wait much longer !!!

    March 1, 2013

    • René

      Thanks a lot for the warning Diego! I would definitely haved missed the inscription without it. But I got in yesterday, when more than 2800 had already been inscribed.

      March 2, 2013

  • Justin W.

    Will be in the UK participating in this ride on that day http://www.fredwhittonchallenge.org.uk/

    January 17, 2013

  • David

    I will also try to do this one, 17/03 starting from Vilafranca:

    http://www.ciclisme.cat/carrera.php?id=5068

    It's a vert nice route and hilly but none of the climbs are difficult

    January 15, 2013

  • Hollis D.

    Was planning to post after we get QH sorted but glad you beat me to it Jim; Claire rode TdR last year I believe

    January 9, 2013

  • Jorrit R.

    Just arriving back from a ride in the Ardennes on the 9th. So the weekend will be more family focused ;-).

    January 9, 2013

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