CyclingCreta stared at 2000 when we started our first tours around our village.
2000We buy our first mountain bike from a super market. Dynamics 27 gears and v-brakes, price 100.00 drachmas (300euro). We start our first tours around our village.
9/2004With savings of many years we buy our first quality mountain bike from a shop in Athens. IDEAL race Pro alu full xtr. We begin our first tours in remote areas of Crete
7/2005Left collarbone broken, one months without cycling.
1/2006We meet the local mountain bike fellowship Anevolema. A new era of epic rides on the mountains of Crete and Greece starts.
7/2006Our first super bike. Liteville 301
5/2007We buy our first gps Garmin cx62 and one compact camera. We start to record data about the best routes of Crete.
11/2007We have recorded several cycling tours. We print on A5 sheets our first routes and we give them to a local bike shop in Heraklion for free.
5/2010Five broken bones in an accident. Three months in bed.
8/2010We buy the complete bike tools set of Park tool company.
9/2011We create our site CyclingCreta. Our Goal is to spread cycling in Crete.
1/2012We make our first trikot. The Cretan traditional jersey.
4/2012Our First youtube video.
6/2012Collaboration with the Municipality of Hersonissos. We create a network of routes for the municipality. A booklet with bike tours and a map is published.
11/2012We present hotel owner of Hersonissos our research for the development of cycling tourism in Crete.
10/2013Cooperation with Lyttos Beach Hotel in order to create the most active sports hotel in Crete.
1/2014Founding of cyclingcreta company.
3/2014We buy our first cube bikes.
7/2015We move in our new bike center inside Lyttos beach hotel.