HASSLE-FREE, PERSONALISED RETREATS WITH
EVERYTHING YOU COULD WANT, AND MORE.
Luxurious en-suite accommodation in the recently refurbished, 'fairytale' Chateau de la Motte Henry
Nutritious and energising food and drink, including 3 meals per day, training snacks and energy products
Superb on-site sporting facilities – running trail, high performance gym, 25m swimming pool and open water lake
Great social and relaxation areas - lakeside decking, walled garden, woodland paths, secret picnic spots
Internationally renowned guest coaches and cyclists
Free bike transfers from the UK and personal transfers from local airports and train stations
Group Evolution 'goodie' bag on arrival
Bike maintenance on-site and on-route
Supported group cycling across the picturesque rolling terrain of the Pays de la Loire and Brittany.
1-1 VO2 Max, RMR and RER conditioning assessment
1-1 neuromuscular power analysis and functional movement screen
1-1 analysis of your technical efficiency on the bike
Sports recovery massage (x2)
Twice daily group stretching classes to prepare you for the day ahead and aid recovery
Gorgeous Chateau, with luxury, boutique style accommodation, superb sports facilities, and welcoming social areas, set in 9 hectares of beautiful woodland grounds. Referenced in Times Top 20 Chateaux.
SUPPORTED GROUP RIDES
Quality riding in the picturesque, rolling terrain of the Mayenne. Follow part of the 2018 Tour de France into the Alpes Mancelles. And take on the challenge of the highest point in Western France. All rides are ability based and guided, with additional support from our mobile maintenance van.
HASSLE FREE EXPERIENCE
Bikes transported from the UK. Personal transfers from local airports and train stations. Fully supported group rides. All meals, snacks and drinks included. Single, exceptional base location. Chilled and relaxing evenings in the company of like-minded individuals.
Woodchip running trail, performance gym, swimming pool, lake and yoga studio for the active. Woodland paths, secluded picnic spots, lakeside decking and a walled garden for relaxation. You need never leave the grounds of the Chateau.
Individually designed en-suite bedrooms, stunning renovated sitting rooms and cosy reading areas inspire and relax whilst staying true to the Chateau's heritage.
FIRST CLASS TEAM
Group Evolution has partnered with a highly experienced team of cycling coaches, ex-pro peloton riders, sports scientists and therapists. Personal service in an enjoyable, relaxing group environment. Approximately 1:3, staffing:guests, ratio
Our approach combines the latest sports science theory with practical coaching experience of what works for top amateur cyclist. We then add the real world experience of what makes the difference in the pro ranks.
All meals and snacks are provided. Our eye-catching meals are designed to support your active lifestyle but also to be tasty and excite. Snacks are available for the times in between. And homemade energy bars are available for those longer efforts.
Everything’s optional, enjoy your time with us.
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|19:15||“Nutritional strategies” Cycling Seminar|
|09:30||Pre-travel Stretch Class|
Chateau de la Motte Henry is a beautiful, 19th Century Chateau set in over 9 hectares of glorious parkland in the Pays de la Loire. Easy to get to from the UK and mainland Europe, the Chateau is equipped with first class leisure facilities to allow guests to train hard and relax well. The spacious accommodation remains true to the Chateau’s heritage, updated for modern convenience.