The Canary Islands have long-proved a sunny clime for winter training amongst the professional cycling ranks. With an average year-round temperature of 71.6F, tons of cycling options from the climbing to cruising, and some great beaches to boot, the Canaries are a prime spot for riders of all kinds.
Free Motion Bikes and Tours – Located on Gran Canaria, Free Motion offers the complete line of Cannondale road, mountain, and hybrid bikes, including high-end carbon frames and Shimano di2 shifting. Prices vary by length of rental, but start at about 10 euros per day for hybrids and road/MTB options starting at around 20 euros. Another highlight of Free Motion Bikes and Tours are the varied tour routes available for road and mountain riders who’d like a local guide to help them make the most of the Gran Canaria Island routing options.
Bike Point Tenerife – Bike Point offers hybrid, road, and MTB bike rentals on the island of Tenerife. Depending on rental length, quality bikes can be rented for as little as 13 euros per day, with the top-line models starting at about 30 euros. Bike Point Tenerife also offers guided tours of some of the most impressive bike routes on the island of Tenerife, some of which include transfers by van. Two stores, both on the south end of the island, offer options for start location as well, and the Bike Point website features several gps files for those looking to do their own thing, but would like help routing.