The Moor’s Last Look

The Moor’s Last Look

This ride traces the retreat of Boabdil, the last Moorish king of Granada, after he relinquished the kingdom to the Catholic monarchs, Ferdinand and Isabel, in 1492. I took a few creative liberties to both lengthen the ride and add more riding off-road. I confess that there’s more asphalt involved than I’d like but we’re still sorting out how to navigate off-road the necklace of towns that circle the base of the Sierra Nevadas on the west side. We’ll publish updates once we get that sorted.

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The Postcard Ride (or, suffering brings rewards)

The Postcard Ride (or, suffering brings rewards)

When our bike friends come to visit us, this is the ride we take them on because it showcases some of Granada’s various riding surfaces (including cobbles, bridges, and loose, rocky descents), and gives you great views of the Alhambra, Granada, and the valley beyond from some unique perspectives. Although it’s only 26.6km/16.5 mi (you can lengthen/shorten it if you want), the climbing demands some respect but you can bail out along the way plus, you are never more than 3km from the center of Granada.

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