RAD Monica

This weekend I’m off to Mallorca for a week of cycling, hiking and relaxing (lucky me!). Whilst I’m out there, RAD Monika and I are hoping our schedules will align to allow us to meet up for a chat. If this works out, I’ll try and run a quick video Q&A with Monika (or maybe a Facebook/Instagram live), so let me know if you have any questions for her!

In case you haven’t seen my previous interview with Monika, she is riding every stage of the men’s cycling Grand Tour, the Vuelta a España, just hours ahead of the pro teams. The Vuelta is renowned for being an all-out sufferfest – three weeks of riding (3300km) and some of Spain’s hardest climbs, all while enduring Spain’s searing heat.

My plans for Mallorca include significantly less suffering! During my stay, I’m hoping to get some running in and to cycle some of the climbs I did last year, including the ride to the lighthouse (Cap Formentor) – apparently this road is now closed to cars, yey! – and the Coll de Sa Battalia, plus investigate a few new routes. My bike fitness is pretty hopeless right now though, so wish me luck…

Full report to come once I’m back.