You will be joined by some past & present professional cyclists and athletes.
Injuries aside, the guests below will be joining us on the road and the post ride events.
Joan Horrach – Mallorca, Spain
Joan spent 13 years as a professional rider on the Pro Tour from 2000-2013. As one of the true characters of the peloton, he rode in several Tour de France, Giro d‘Italia and Vuelta de España. During his time as a pro he rode for Team Katusha & Madison-Genesis. His highlight was winning stage 12 of the Giro d’Italia in 2006. He now owns a bike Shop in Bunyola and is often seen on the roads of Mallorca with his Liveablock cycling club
Vincente Reynès Mimo
Vincente has been riding for I AM cycling since 2014 and is one of the most well known cyclists in Mallorca. Being brought up in the idilic village of Deia in the Tramuntana mountains he is well trained on the serpent like slopes of Sa Calobra.
He has previously ridden for Omega Pharma Lotto & Team High Road, with his most notable success being a stage winner of the Pari-Nice in 2005. In 2016 he will have raced over 50 times and has finished in the top 10 twice.
After just twelve months and following a successful UCI application, ONE Pro Cycling have become the first British team to progress to Professional Continental level with a full roster of twenty riders, support team, infrastructure and race calendar for 2016.
We will be blessed with a number of their riders for the duration of our cycling event
It’s for his handy glovework & explosive batting that Matt is most famous for. He was a feature of the England Test side from 2007-14, before retiring from cricket due to a recurring achilles tendon injury. Matt was instrumental in England’s first victory in India for 28 years, England’s rise to number one in the world and Ashes winning series. He was vice captain of the test team and was named England’s cricketer of the year. Keen on cycling, Matt co-founded and launched the new professional cycling team, ONE Pro Cycling, in December 2014.
Having started cycling in 1982 after watching the World Road Race Championships at Goodwood in England, Anthony’s knowledge of cycling is somewhat extensive! He has been commentating for over 18 years at live events, on television and major cycle shows, covering the Giro d’Italia, Tour de France, London 2012 Olympics, World Road Championships. More recently Anthony founded Cyclevox (a commentary, PR and production company) and Voxwomen (a cycling TV show).
Author & editor of Magnum Cycling, plus many other cycling books and projects. Guy founded Rouleur magazine – creating arguably the world’s most iconic & respected road cycling journal. A trusted cycling journalist, Guy brings an unrivalled depth of cycling knowledge to the party. From the characters of the professionals of the last 20 year to the owners of the most iconic bike brands – there is very little Guy does not know. Guy has recently spent considerable time with Greg LeMond, creating a fascinating biography of the 3 time TDF winner.
Caroline is from County Kildare in Ireland. She was originally an award winning oarswoman and represented Ireland in Rowing from 2005-2008. Caroline went on to represent Ireland in the Track World Cups and finished 4th in her first outing at the Individual pursuit at World level. This qualified Caroline for the World Championships in Holland where she went on to secure 9th place and ended the year ranked 10th in the World Rankings.
2012 marked Caroline’s and Ireland’s first UCI Elite World Championship Track Medal with a Bronze Medal in the Points race in Melbourne. In 2013 she won a Bronze Medal in the 3KM Individual Pursuit event at Aguascalientes World Cup in Mexico, Ireland’s first female Track World Cup Medal. She was ranked World Number One during the 2013 season.
Canyon//Scram Racing competes in the women’s WorldTour. The nine-rider roster includes Tiffany Cromwell, Lisa Brennauer, Trixi Worrack, Mieke Kroger, Alexis Ryan of the USA, Barbara Guarischi, Elena Cecchini, Alena Amialiusik and Britain’s Hannah Barnes. Barbara joined us last year in the TT Sa Calobra. Working closely with innovative performance partners, including Rapha, that have created a fantastic set up. They have huge plans to advance women’s professional cycling, inspire to ride, and challenge convention.
A former captain of the Welsh national rugby union team, he racked up 94 test caps and 2 British Lions Test caps (Australia in 2001). As a versatile back row forward he started his career during the amateur rugby days and finished in the professional era. Now a respected TV rugby commentator. Colin is a very keen cyclist – twice completing the Cape Epic – an eight-day team stage race that traverses the Western Cape region of South Africa.