Professional cyclist for 19 seasons and current sports director of the professional cycling team Movistar Team. Born on January 20, 1976 in the town of San Martín de Valdeiglesias.
He debuted as a professional in 1997 with Banesto, in whose ranks he has remained until today, with the structure of the Movistar Team, known within the squad by the nickname of Penkas.
He is one of the few Spanish cyclists who has achieved stage victories in the three major laps. (Tour, Turn and Return).
On October 29, 2015 he announced his retirement from cycling at 39 years of age due to the serious injury he suffered as a result of a fall in the Volta to Catalonia. One more year would become part of the technical staff of the Movistar Team.
Regular tour of training of professionals in the area in which ascending the port of Mijares we will visit part of the Sierra de Gredos.
129 total kilometers of route with 2,600 meters of accumulated altitude. Continuous tour up and down with the great port of Mijares as a central part of the route.

At 09.00 h. in Valleyglesias Restaurante. C/ Corredera Alta 28. San Martín de Valdeiglesias. 28680 Madrid.

Meeting time 9.00 Start of route 10.00 End of route 15.00 Lunch16.00 End activity 18.00 hours

Breakfast consisting of coffee, pastries and juice. Briefing of the “stage” by Pablo Lastras. Current sports director of the professional cycling team Movistar. While we have a coffee, Pablo will give us the guidelines to face the journey.

Km 0. Start. Km 64. Alto puerto Mijares. Km 102 Top of arroyo Jilguerón.

We will have mechanical assistance and refreshments by 2 vehicles.

For the showers we will use the facilities of the municipal sports center of San Martín de Valdeiglesias. After the showers we will move to the winery.
Once in the cellar our staff will take care of washing your bike.

Starters, pasta salad, paella, dessert, coffee and drinks.

The photos of the whole day will be sent in digital format to each one of the participants.

Regalo de una camiseta Sierra de Gredos Bike Tours.

At the time of registration, the track will be sent by mail in both GPX and KML format.

Colloquium talk by Pablo Lastras. In it we will talk about motivation, overcoming, effort, teamwork, fellowship … in the world of cycling.

The price is 125€ per person. Accident insurance not included.

15 unique places. Send mail to bodega@valleyglesias.com We will contact you as soon as possible to complete the registration process


Itinerary and altimetry


Total distance: 129.34 km
Max elevation: 1572 m

Gallery of photos 1st Master Class Pablo Lastras