La Purito is one of the toughest sportives in Europe and takes place in Andorra, an undiscovered theme park for cyclists. It is a bucket-list challenge for the ambitious road cyclist.
The creation of former Spanish professional cyclist Joaquim Rodríguez, there are 2 options for event entry, both are extremely tough and characterised by lot of climbing!
1. 145 Km, 5,200 m climbing
2. 80 Km, 3,400 m climbing
On an Eat Sleep Cycle tour all you have to think about is enjoying your ride. Our trip support is second to none and we pride ourselves on a high staff-guest ratio. We take care of everything so you can savour the ride of a lifetime. This is a flexible itinerary offering riders the opportunity to extend or shorten the ride depending on their fitness level.
Transfer from Girona (3 hrs).
Event registration and afternoon warm-up ride.
Dinner feast and early night!
The BIG day! You will be accompanied to the start and collected at the finish.
Celebratory meal and drinks in the evening.
Transfer back to Girona (3hrs).
Our La Purito Challenge is designed for ‘Advanced’ and ‘Epic’riders. To best enjoy the tour riders should be comfortable riding 100 kms and able to climb for at least an hour without stopping. Training for the tour is highly recommended.
We are experienced at adjusting rides to suit different rider levels within a group. Please give us a call if you have any doubts or questions.
The ride is fully-supported by an Eat Sleep Cycle staff crew, guiding you on the road and in an Eat Sleep Cycle vehicle.
Our support staff are experienced professionals from all walks of life united by a love of cycling. They’ll take care of everything; keeping you and your bike in tip top condition throughout the tour.
All you have to do is Eat, Sleep, Cycle.
We understand that quality miles require quality and quantity of food. That’s why this trip is full-board and we provide ride nutrition too.
From the moment you leave Girona to the moment you return, all your food requirements are included.
The Eat Sleep Cycle team will prepare nutritious breakfasts, dinners and lunches for you, which have been tuned to prepare for events like La Purito. Just tell us about any dietary requirements beforehand.
Ride food is included, however if you like a particular brand, please do bring your own.
Rest-up in comfort and in close proximity to the event, in our carefully selected apartments. Clean and spacious, these apartments provides the perfect event preparation and recovery area.
Choose from your own room or sharing with one or two others. Two nights apartment accommodation is included.
Should you require additional accommodation in Girona before or after the event, or have any other accommodation requirements, please just ask.
Benefit from a 10% discount on any Eat Sleep Cycle bike hire as part of this package.
Choose from a Ridley, designed in cycling’s heartland of Belgium, or a state-of-the-art Factor bike. All our bikes are supplied with compact 50-34 chainsets & 11-32 cassettes.
RIDLEY FENIX SL 105
RIDLEY HELIUM X
RIDLEY FENIX DISC
4th- 6th August 2019
On demand for groups
Price Per Head
Plan to fly into Girona or Barcelona Airport on or before the 4th August and fly out of Girona Airport on or after the 6th August. Just let us know if you’d like to extend your stay in Girona (highly recommended!)
Cycling: Fully supported.
Food: Full board.
Bike Hire: Optional
Groups of 6 or more riders: can opt to make a tour private and choose their own dates.
Groups of 8 or more riders: can benefit from a 5% discount.
Deposit: a 50% deposit will secure your place on the tour.
Balance: the outstanding balance is due 2 months in advance of the tour.
Our home in Girona, Spain, gives us unique access to remarkable people and places, allowing us to create world class cycling tours.
Our guides are experts in cycling, travel & hosting world class tours. We recruit professionals from all walks of life who love to ride.
You’ll be back!
98% of our guests say they’ll come back to Eat Sleep Cycle for another tour.
Ride with Eat Sleep Cycle and enjoy the best roads, landscapes & cultural experiences thanks to our knowledge.
The crew at ESC does it all; this is not an overstatement. From my first email with Brian, to our final goodbyes in Girona, these guys provided a top-notch experience. We decided to sign on for a weekend trip to Andorra for La Purito, a sportive that covered 140k with 5k meters of climbing. [...] Kudos ESC for going above and beyond to help us have a great time in Girona and Andorra. We'll be back!AmyC6297Full service awsome
But ESC are absolutely the most accommodating organizers i have ever had the pleasure of touring a place on a bike with. They are the best! I highly recommend them.Jeeanette