This is probably why:
http://www.tenerifeforum.org/tenerife-f ... f-Tenerife
Not a very nice attitude towards the cycling community in general.
What have we done to them to deserve this?
Local Spanish drivers don't seem to have this 'problem' with cyclists.
Seriously, why move to another country if you're not going to be able to adapt w.r.t culture?
Take your hate back to the UK.