• Editorial
    From Valencia to Calpe, Part 2

    Cullera and its surroundings are full of interesting places to visit. To get there, you can take the lighthouse road, which cuts through the prettiest area of the town, around the lighthouse, with amazing houses and beautiful landscape. You can also reach the area from inland, on a road that runs alongside rice fields, which […]

  • Editorial
    From Valencia to Calpe, Part 1

    This is the beginning of a long journey covering the southern part of the Valencia coast towards Calpe. Because of its length, we’ll divide it into sections so that you’ll get a more detailed account of how to do it yourselves… The first part of the route, leading from the city of Valencia to El […]

  • Editorial
    Safe Cycling (and Please, Wear a Helmet)

    Safe Cycling (and Please, Wear a Helmet)   The last days of May brought us some ‘bad’ news for the cyclists in Valencia. Finally, the local government has banned the circulation of bicycles in the pavements of our city… without offering to cyclists a good and safe alternative. They just said we have to cycle […]

  • Editorial
    COSTA DEL AZAHAR

    Springtime is perfect to cycle on this route running alongside the sea in the north part of the region. From Valencia to Benicàssim, the coast is beautiful but varies little in terms of vegetation and land form. But just after Benicàssim, the coast changes and this is where we start this time. This is a […]

  • Editorial
    L’Albufera is now even closer!

     L’Albufera is now even closer! Now that it is spring, the weather is simply perfect to ride our bicycles… after a long and rainy autumn and a very cold winter, unusual for Valencia! A long time ago, we described to you the old route to get to El Saler and then L’Albufera. At last, the local […]

  • Editorial
    Passive security when we’re riding our bicycles

    Passive security when we’re riding our bicycles There are factors that determine the active security in our bikes, like tyres, wheels and brakes in perfect condition, or having good and powerful front and rear lights. There are other really important things to consider when we’re talking about safely riding our bikes: the passive security elements. […]

  • WHICH BIKE DO I NEED? (PART2)

    WHICH BIKE DO I NEED? (PART2) Last month we talked about city and trekking bikes, and this time we’re going to talk about road or racing bikes and mainly about mountain bikes. If you are going to cycle on asphalt roads, there’s no discussion: you need a road bike, lightweight, with big thin wheels and […]

  • PILOTA VALENCIANA

    PILOTA VALENCIANA Pilota valenciana is one of a handful of variations of the ancient sport of pelota or handball scattered around Europe. Like pelota vasca or Eton fives it’s basically tennis without racquets, but to some it’s also as much a clear expression of Valencia and Valencianism as paella, fireworks and always turning up late […]

  • WHICH BIKE DO I NEED? (PART 1)

    WHICH BIKE DO I NEED? (PART 1) In Orange Bikes we always try to give to our customers what they need. When a person comes into our shop and says, ‘‘I want to buy a bike’’, our first questions are: Where are you going to ride it? City? Mountain? Are you going to use it […]

  • IN AND AROUND CALICANTO

    IN AND AROUND CALICANTO This month I want to tell you about quite an interesting circular route close to Valencia that I’ve been doing a lot lately. First, you can get tot the starting point by putting your bike on the train to Torrente. From there you look for the industrial estate called Mas del […]

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