• 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) 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 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) 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 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 […]


    PINE TREES AND COVES IN JÁVEA We have been cycling from Denia to Jávea (Xabia), taking the Cabo de San Antonio as the main reference, but now we’re going to cycle south, to Cabo de la Nao, discovering some other beautiful places in the area. Jávea and the surrounding countryside is one of the prettiest […]


    YOUR BIKE EQUIPMENT We’ve talked on other occasions about aspects of our own security and that of our bikes. This month we’re going to look at things which can make our journey on two wheels more agreeable. The first and foremost, as it directly affects our health, is hydration. The typical thing to do is […]

  • Frustration mounts at the Mestalla

    Valencia Football: Frustration mounts at the Mestalla The expectancy and anticipation Valencia fans had at the beginning of the season has quickly diminished and been replaced with mounting frustration as their team continues to underperform on a regular basis. After a convincing result but unconvincing effort against local rivals Levante at the end of October, […]

  • Exclusive David Beckham interview

    EXCLUSIVE DAVID BECKHAM INTERVIEW It’s a long way from Leytonstone, mate. David Beckham arrived in Spain in the summer of 2003. Joining Real Madrid, the self-proclaimed ‘best team in the world’ he arrived with great expectations. Playing alongside galacticos like Ronaldo, Zidane, Figo and Raul he was hoping to learn a useful language, get a […]

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