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Team BMC Trains in Mallorca, Spain

team bmc trains in mallorca spain   Team BMC Trains in Mallorca, Spain

Five riders from Team BMC have spent two weeks on Spain’s island of Mallorca, as the weather there is much better during this time of year than it is in Switzerland. Riders Martin Kohler, Mathias Frank, Thomas Frei, Florian Stalder and Alex Moos got together and took advantage of the warmer climate in Mallorca. “This is the second year in a row that we have come here to train in December.We make a happy group; we can put in some serious hours every day,” says Kohler. “We’ve had a few rainy days, but it is generally about 13°C, which is great considering we would be facing -3°C at home!” The riders have different schedules, beginning at different times throughout the day. “Some of us start a little earlier so we’ll slip in a few intervals, while some guys like Mathias and Florian have a…

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Team Milram Training Camp in Mallorca, Spain

team milram training camp in mallorca spain   Team Milram Training Camp in Mallorca, Spain

Team Milram is now enjoying an escape from the cold European weather at their training camp in Mallorca, Spain. “We called together our complete new squad to prepare ourselves together for the important work in the coming season,” said Gerry van Gerwen, team manager. The team consists of 24 riders, with 16 of them being Germans. Their training days began with thirty minutes of walking along the beach, after which comes stabilization training with Milram’s physiotherapists. They would eat breakfast and then ride in the Mallorcan sun for six hours. They split up into groups which target training for specific events like the Tour Down Under or spring classics. They also fine-tuned their bikes and had the usual team meetings and talks. “We can look with confidence to the new year. The signs are there, starting with the meetings to the…

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