Mallorca 2018 Day Four: Blazing Saddles

Alcudia – Santa Margalida – Mura – Sa Pobla – Alcudia: 48.9km So it would seem I didn’t put enough chamois cream on yesterday. I know this because for the first couple of miles I was figuratively in tears every time my bottom even hovered anywhere near the saddle. That first world problem aside, we started the day by walking 100 metres down the road … Continue reading Mallorca 2018 Day Four: Blazing Saddles

Mallorca 2018 Day Three: Put me back on my bike

Alcudia – Port d’Alcudia – Platja d’Alcanada – Port de Pollenca – Alcudia: 32.7km But before you do, let me apply a little bit of chamois cream on me bottom to help prevent chafing.  This was the first cycling related thing I haven’t done for a number of years until this point.  The second was getting into full lycra.  The third, and it now seems inevitable, … Continue reading Mallorca 2018 Day Three: Put me back on my bike

Mallorca 2018 Day Two: Planes, Trains and Autobuses

Hilariously, although ten minutes by courtesy bus, the Hampton by Hilton Hotel is a mere two minute walk (five minute wobble) from the terminal so, needless to say, after a ridiculously early breakfast, we started our journey on foot. Once through the inconvenience of having to check in Megantor, and Sandra’s equivalent, and having to endure security, we could get down to the proper business … Continue reading Mallorca 2018 Day Two: Planes, Trains and Autobuses