A couple of weeks after the Volta á Portugal do Futuro passes through Oiã and Carris, the big race, the Volta á Portugal, starts. Normally, the smaller race takes the same route as the main race, which means that we get two national races passing by within a couple of weeks, and few can sayContinue reading “The Volta á Portugal, 2014”
Every year the Volta á Portugal, the Portuguese equivalent of the Tour de France, passes our house in the stage that starts or finishes at Oliveira do Bairro. A couple of weeks earlier, the Volta a´Portugal do Futuro, for new racing cyclists, passes on the same route. This afternoon, we were delighted to see theContinue reading “Volta á Portugal do Futuro 2014”
We were lucky enough this year that the Volta a Portugal passed right outside our office. Sadly, when it came to TV coverage, they missed us out, but fortunately we were there to cover the historic day that the Volta a Portugal passed through Carris…
Last weekend was the first cycling race of the summer. We’re fortunate that major races, like the Volta a Portugal, the equivalent of the Tour de France, pass Oiã, and one stage of the race finishes in Oliveira do Bairro. The aim of these young racers is to take part in such a race oneContinue reading “The Summer Sports Season is Beginning”
Each year, following the Volta a Portugal, the national cycling race similar to the Tour du France, there is a second race for cyclists of the future. Unlike the major race, which stick to the main roads, the Volta a Portugal do Futuro is on the back roads. Fortunately for us, they pass tight outsideContinue reading “Volta a Portugal do Futuro in Carris”
Yesterday we were in Aveiro for the start of the Volta á Portugal (like the Tour de France, but in Portugal).