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GranGuanche Road

GRANGUANCHE

GranGuanche Road

Collection by GRANGUANCHE

5

Tours

35:30 h

382 mi

45,275 ft

Paved route that goes by the most iconic roads and climbs of the archipelago. The tarmac is generally in good condition. For road or touring bikes with low gearing and minimum 25mm tire width.

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    1.LZ Lanzarote - GGroad

    Difficult
    04:48
    61.6 mi
    12.8 mph
    4,800 ft
    4,825 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    The GranGuanche Road starts in Orzola, Lanzarote, the northernmost town of the Canary Islands. The route heads south straight to the first climb to viewpoint Mirador del Rio and his scenic road on the edge of Famara cliff.

    The next towns are Haria and Teguise, the first Spanish settlements on the islands

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  • Difficult
    06:52
    84.9 mi
    12.4 mph
    6,675 ft
    6,675 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    It's a long but easy ride in a desert landscape. Only includes a few short climbs and the consistent trade wind is usually tailwind. The heat and the sun can be an issue during the summer months, stay hydrated and avoid the central hours of the day. Resupply in Pajara.

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  • Difficult
    08:30
    84.5 mi
    9.9 mph
    11,675 ft
    11,675 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.

    Las Palmas is a big and lively city, worth visiting the old Vegueta before leaving the urban areas on cycling paths and some busy roads to reach Ingenio. Resupply before the steep and challenging climb. The Sacred Mountains of Gran Canaria are a UNESCO world heritage site, it's a landscape made of deep

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  • Difficult
    08:50
    89.7 mi
    10.2 mph
    12,400 ft
    12,425 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    A long ride with a massive elevation gain. The climb starts just out of Santa Cruz city and leads to Anaga mountains in a lush green forest usually shredded in the mist.

    Resupply in La Laguna, a 16th-century town built on a grid model with wide streets and open spaces that served as an example of a modern

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  • Difficult
    06:30
    61.1 mi
    9.4 mph
    9,750 ft
    9,750 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

    It's one day ride on dreamy roads, winding up and down deep ravines in an ever-changing landscape.

    The climb to Garajonay goes on a secondary road in a lush green laurel forest usually shredded in the mist.

    The final descent to San Sebastian is usually windy and gusty, be careful and stay on the brakes.

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Collection Stats

  • Tours
    5
  • Distance
    382 mi
  • Duration
    35:30 h
  • Elevation
    45,275 ft

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