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19th to 22nd June 2014
Entry into Quebrantahuesos 2014 now available. Guaranteed entry into the 2014 Quebrantahuesos, Spain's biggest cyclo sportive is now available with a travel package through Sports Tours International. Book your place now for the 2014 Quebrantahuesos which takes place on Saturday the 21st of June 2014.
Also called 'The Bonebreaker' you may have seen this event featured in the recent documentary on TV. For some more information about this event, read this article from Outdoor Fitness UK magazine.
As this event passes through precious areas of natural beauty and for the participant's safety, the number of cyclists is limited. For this reason and given the high demand of applications to enter, there is a lottery. We can offer guaranteed entry into this iconic Spanish Cyclo-Sportive however
To enter you need a licence but those who do not have a cycling license you have to take the one-day-insurance provided by the organisation (10€).
The Chainreactioncycles.com Quebrantahuesos or “la quebranta”, as this granfondo or cyclosportive is commonly called takes place the third Saturday of June in the Pyrenees, starting from and finishing in Sabiñánigo. This is a relatively long and hard cyclo-sportive in the Spanish and French Pyrenees.
The race distance is 205km and there will be 3500 meters of vertical ascent on the menu.
The route will take you over the following three main climbs:
Usually direct entry into this event is not possible as you have to try and get in through a lottery. At Sports Tours International we can now offer you the 2 following entry options to take part in this event:
We can offer you 2 different travel packages:
Entry Only places are available at £90 & £150 - Click the Book Now button below.
Planned itinerary for the 2014 event:
Gran Hotel Jaca:
This hotel is 17km away from Sabinanigo, the location of the start and finish. Our minibus will transport you to the start or you can do a warm up and ride downhill to the start. We will run shuttle services back to the hotel after the event finish.
Thursday 19 June 2014:
The airport transfer from Barcelona airport to Sabinanigo is included in the price of the travel package but you can choose to make your own arrangements and come and meet us at the hotel if you wish. Should you do this, please let us know so we are not waiting for you at the airport.
On arrival at the 3 star Grand Hotel in Jaca we will enjoy a nice evening meal together. We will be staying at this hotel for 3 nights on a half board meal basis so with breakfast and evening meal included.
Friday 20 June 2014:
After a leisurely breakfast we will build our bikes and get them ready for tommorrow's event. Also today, we will have a group ride to Sabinanigo to register and pick up race numbers. In the afternoon, there is time to go for a ride together and recce some of the course. Evening meal at the hotel followed by a race briefing by our bike guides.
Saturday 21 June 2014 - Quebrantahuesos 2014
We can offer you start numbers in the front grid or normal start numbers. The order of starts will be:
Day packs - You can wear some warmer clothes to ride to the start and we will collect these from you to have ready at the finishline.
Click here to see today's road book.
At the finishline, we will be there to welcome you in and we will run shuttles back to the hotel as you will not want to ride back to the hotel after finishing. We will enjoy a well deserved evening meal together.
Sunday 22 June 2014:
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