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Travelling to the Mallorca 312 during COVID with a happy ending
23 Oct

Travelling to the Mallorca 312 during COVID with a happy ending

23rd October 2021 Read More

Travelling to the Mallorca 312 during COVID with a happy ending

By James Walsgrove

Flying can be stressful enough in normal circumstances but catching a 6 am flight during a pandemic certainly increases the stakes! So my alarm was set for 1 am after a busy evening of packing up the demo Factor bike which only arrived a few hours earlier!  There was no traffic on route so arrived …

How to travel abroad with your Road Bike
8 Oct

How to travel abroad with your Road Bike

8th October 2021 Read More

How to travel abroad with your Road Bike

By James Walsgrove

Taking your bike abroad isn’t as daunting as you may think. It has become more popular in recent years with the rise of cheap flights and training camps. In this essential guide, I will show you how to travel abroad with your road bike making sure it arrives safely! Cycling in France and Mallorca is stunning …

5 top tips to completing the Mallorca 312
1 Sep

5 top tips to completing the Mallorca 312

1st September 2021 Read More

5 top tips to completing the Mallorca 312

By James Walsgrove

The Mallorca 312 event is now one of the biggest sportives of the year with over 8,000 riders from all over the world taking on 3 separate routes around the beautiful closed roads of Mallorca. I will share my knowledge and give you my top tips for completing the Mallorca 312. The route The 167km …

Training for the Mallorca 312
20 Mar

Training for the Mallorca 312

20th March 2021 Read More

Training for the Mallorca 312

By James Walsgrove

Have you entered the Mallorca 312 and unsure where to start with training for the Mallorca 312? Having completed this amazing event twice now, I will be riding again in 2021. I wanted to share my secret training tips to make sure you make the cut off! Here are my top 5 tips to complete …

How I designed the Mallorca 312 Training Plans
12 Dec

How I designed the Mallorca 312 Training Plans

12th December 2020 Read More

How I designed the Mallorca 312 Training Plans

By James Walsgrove

The Mallorca 312 is an annual closed-road sportive/gran fondo that takes place in and around the Serra Tramuntana mountains of Mallorca, Spain. There are 3 distances that you can ride on the day, 167km, 225km and the full 312km which includes over 5,000m of climbing! Around 8000 riders now attend this event from across the …

Mallorca 312  – More than a Gran Fondo
10 Jun

Mallorca 312 – More than a Gran Fondo

10th June 2019 Read More

Mallorca 312 – More than a Gran Fondo

By James Walsgrove

This is my favourite sportive and my second year of riding it so I now know what to expect so can hopefully complete it faster than last year. The event consists of 8000 riders tackling 15,000ft of climbing over 312km on closed roads. There are also options of riding 167km or 225km on the day …

First attempt at the Mallorca 312
2 May

First attempt at the Mallorca 312

2nd May 2018 Read More

First attempt at the Mallorca 312

By James Walsgrove

I entered this event some time ago as has been on my list to do but sells out fast so didn’t want to miss out! The plan was to loose a few kilo’s over the winter in preparation for the climbing but alas failed to hit ‘racing weight’. The event consists of 312km with 16,000ft …