Winter cycling training on Spain’s Costa Blanca

By William Rider Spain's Costa Blanca has long been a staple of many professional riders' winter training experience. Good roads and dry weather when the rest of Europe is wet and under snow attracts not only professional and elite riders, but increasingly L'Etape du Tour competitors, road racers, time trial riders, triathletes, as well as …

Celebrating those who fought Franco’s Fascists

By Mike Pentelow Local artists, nurses, and students fought against Fascism in Spain in 1936, the 75th anniversary of which is now being celebrated. The Spanish people had just elected a Popular Front government, including socialists, by a narrow majority in February. General Franco led an armed revolt against it in July, with the support …