2019 Classic Cols

2019 Tour de france, classic cols

TRIP DETAILS:

Duration: 13 Days (12 nights)
Dates: Tuesday, 16 July to Sunday, 28 July, 2019
Start: Toulouse
Finish: Lyon
Accommodation: 3 and 4 Star hotels
Group Size: 20 guests – 4 staff
Suitable For: Experienced Riders Only
Suitable Cyclists ability: Experienced
Price: AUD$7,850 (US$5,550)
OPTIONAL SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: AUD$1050 (US$740)

Optional Extras:

Bike Rental AUD$792 (US$555) (Cannondale Synapse carbon fibre)
Travel Insurance

Note: All trip costs are per person, not including airfare and based on two persons per room. If traveling alone we will match you with a person to share. Alternatively, you may choose to have a room of your own by paying the single supplement.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

Bucket List climbs
Port de Bales, Col de la Croix de Fer, Col de la Madeleine and the big 3: Col du Tourmalet, Mont Ventoux, Alpe d’Huez

Secret Roads
Ariege Mountains, Gorges de la Nesque, French Alps balcony roads, Lacets du Montvernier

Touristic Opportunities
Provence Villages, Lavender Fields of Provence, the City of Lights – Paris

Experience the TDF Live
Stage 12: Toulouse to Bagnères-de-Bigorre, Mountain, 202 km
Stage 14: Tarbes to Tourmalet Barèges, Mountain, 117 km
Stage 15: Limoux to Foix Prat d’Albis, Mountain, 185 km
Stage 16: Nîmes to Nîmes, Flat, 177 km
Stage 20: Albertville to Val Thorens, Mountain, 131 km

2019 Classic Cols – In short

Experience our epic cycling challenge following the 2019 Tour de France. Its the most sought after victory for a professional rider and has marked more famous summits than any other grand tour. Our cycling tour is for the experienced cyclist and ride routes cover more miles and vertical metres than our other trips.

It really is about the bike. However, incorporate the worlds biggest annual sporting event with our carefully mapped ride routes that intersect with the race. We’ll only pause from our own riding momentarily for the race and witness the professional riders experience their own suffering on the climbs.

Tick off the bucket list of the most famous cycling routes, enjoy the sensation of climbing more than 10,000m in a week and sharing the experience with other like minded cyclists. You’re escorted by a former cycling professional and supported by a professional bike mechanic.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Tuesday 16th July: Bienvenue, welcome to the Tour de France

Our trip starts with your guides meeting you at the Toulouse Blagnac Airport at 10:00am. Toulouse is the home of Airbus and the gateway to South-Western France, Andorra and most importantly the Pyrenees. Our arrival is coincides with the Tour de France embarking on its second week of racing. Arrive a day or two earlier and enjoy this vibrant city with great restaurants or visit the technology museums.

After a short transfer to the Pyrenees, we’ll assemble our bikes and head out on a short warm up ride. We’ll test our bodies and bikes over the quiet valley roads, and contemplate the mountains around us. A little bit of climbing will help us test our low gears as well. A great way to adjust time zone and flush out our travel legs.

Tonight we’ll have dinner together with an accompanying drink. A great social opportunity to meet your fellow guests and staff. Most importantly, have any of your questions answered by your helpful staff.

TODAY IN THE RACE
Rest Day 1: Albi
Albi hosts an annual cyclo-touring event and the 2017 UCI World Gran Fondo Championships were decided here under the backdrop of its grand brick Cathedrale Sainte-Cécile, noted as the largest freestanding brick building in the world. Massage, rest and an ‘easy 90km’ ride will be on the agenda for riders.

Meals
Welcome Dinner

Overnight
Rieupeyroux, France

Warm up ride

Day 2 – Wednesday 17th July: Venga, Col du Portillon and Superbagnères

Our trip starts by exploring the climbs that are within the vicinity of our hotel. It is no wonder that this is a popular stop over the the Tour de France and the Vuelta. It is often an entry point to the Pyrenees, before a sequence of mountain stages. We will discover this over the next week.

tdf 2019 climbing ride guide

This morning we set off down the valley before we head briefly into Spain and we return over Col du Portillon. A good climb to start us off in the Pyrenees and by itself, one of the easiest climb we’ll do this trip. The 60 km loop will return us back to where we started, with 1,000m of climbing.

Coming through town it will be tempting to call it a day. But we’re here to ride our bike, so we’ll head out of town and climb to Superbagnères. It was included in several tours between 1962 and 1989, Greg LeMond and Bernard Hinault have won stages to its summit. It starts with some gentle grade before the screws tighten for the final 6km. After reaching the summit, we’ll return back to Luchon for the afternoon. More than 2,000m of vertical ascent and about 100km for the day.

We’ll be back in time to see the sprint finish in Toulouse and enjoy the afternoon socialising. Tonight you have a free night in Luchon.

TODAY IN THE RACE
Stage 11: Albi to Toulouse, Flat, 167 km
Set up for the sprinters, this shorter flat stage will attract the best sprinters of the world and contribute toward the Green Jersey aspirations. They may be spoiled by a rider searching for the honour of winning a stage of Le Tour de France.

Meals
Breakfast

Overnight
Bagnères-de-Luchon, France

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Day 3 – Thursday 18th July: Modern Classics, Port du Balès and a mountain stage

Today we’ll ride a climb that was only recently added the Tour. Until recently the upper portion of the road was gravel, little more than a farm road. However, the Tour seeking for new challenges, an asphalt surface was added to the summit of Port de Balès and it was included in 2010. The inaugural visit saw the serial stage winner Thomas Voeckler reach the summit first and since then the Tour visits the climb every other year.

It is one of our favourite climbs in the area. It starts off gentle, helping us get into the groove and as the trees disappear the road steepens, the final 5km is consistently near 10%. We’ll stop for lunch on the descent before intersecting with Col du Peyresourde and joining the race route of today’s stage. You can head up the Peyresourde to get a prie position. Once the road is open, descend back through Bagnères de Luchon and watch today’s finish. Tonight is our last night in Luchon and you are free to have dinner in town at one of the local restaurants.

TODAY IN THE RACE
Stage 12: Toulouse to Bagnères-de-Bigorre, Mountain, 202 km
A mountain stage more than 200 km! Welcome to the Pyrenees. Riders will leave from “ville rose” with the imminent mountains ahead. Two familiar climbs on today’s course will return our focus toward the race favourites. Col du Peyresourde will make the selection before the twisty ascent of Hourquette d’Ancizan tightens the screws and then a fast descent to the finish line in the thermal spa town. Perhaps a new yellow jersey leader?

Meals
Breakfast

Overnight
Bagnères-de-Luchon, France

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Day 4 – Friday 19th July: Classic and Legendary – Peyresourde and Tourmalet

After breakfast we’ll head out over two of the classic climbs of the Tour de France, Col du Peyresourde and Col du Tourmalet, separated by one of the modern additions, Hourquette d’Ancizan. This will be a memorable and epic ride, 100km and over 3,000m of vertical ascent. Our first two climbs were the final climbs of yesterday’s stage.

With that many vertical metres, there isn’t much flat in today’s route, so our climbing starts straight out of Luchon. We’d advise pacing yourself and enjoying the scenery. After 14 km, averaging 7% we descent into the next valley. Our next climb is shorter, but possibly more difficult, certainly the start of the climb where ramps reach 13%. It is a narrow road with tight corners and is better to climb than descend. Our second summit for the day.

Once we arrive in Sainte-Marie de Campan we make a left turn and our main climb begins, the legendary Col du Tourmalet. As we near La Mongie, it feels like the mountain is defeating its challenges, but your energy is revitalised as you’re cheered through the ski station. It’s a little more than 4 km and you’ll reach the summit of this legend. Our final 20 km is downhill to our hotel ideally located near tomorrow’s race route. A well deserved drink this afternoon as we watch the time trial before we have dinner together at our hotel.

TODAY IN THE RACE
Stage 13: Pau to Pau, Individual time-trial, 27 km
Mechanics will prepare the sleek rigs for riders on one of the most important stages of the 2019 Tour de France, an individual time-trial. Although it seems short, the undulations will favour a powerful all-rounder. The proud race leader tonight will receive a very special collector’s jersey, marking the 100th anniversary of the Maillot Jaune.

Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight
Esquièze-Sère, France

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Day 5 – Saturday 20th July: Bucket list — Hautacam, a bonus climb and the summit finish

We have many ride options for you today. The hardest task may be choosing which one. We’ve had 3 hard days climbing and more to come, you may want to have an easier day and only do one of our climbs today. Our main goal is to return to the slopes of the Tourmalet to see the closing moments of today’s stage.

If your mission is to tick climbs from your bucket list, why not add two more today. They may be the shorter climbs in the Pyrenees; the jury is out on whether they’re any easier. Leaving from our hotel we’ll follow the crystal waters flowing from Gavarnie and make our way up the Hautacam in the cool of the morning.

Go a further kilometre at the top and a stunning view welcomes you at Col de Tramassel. Descend back to the valley and join onto today’s race route back toward our hotel. From here you can grab some lunch before going towards the summit finish to watch the race. Alternatively, add the bonus climb to Luz Ardiden ski station to your palmarès. Close to 3,000m again today and under 100km.

Once the race has passed through, its all downhill back to our hotel for our final night in the Pyrenees. We’ll have dinner together again at our hotel.

TODAY IN THE RACE
Stage 14: Tarbes to Tourmalet Barèges, Mountain, 117 km
There is little time for riders to prepare for the two tough climbs of today’s stage. Our focus will be on the mountain specialists as they sore up the ascents of Col du Soulor and Col du Tourmalet. It is only the second time a stage has finished at the summit of this ascent of the Tourmalet. The previous stage winner was Andy Schleck over Alberto Contador in one of the greatest battles.

Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight
Esquièze-Sère, France

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Harder Ride Option

Day 6 – Sunday 21st July: Beautiful roads — Cirque du Litor and Col du Soulor

Our base in the Pyrenees is surrounded by the great climbs of the Grand Boucle. Before leaving, we’ll add another couple of climbs to our palmarès. This one will be remembered for being the most scenic. We’ll head down the valley to Argeles-Gazost ad climb to Col du Soulor. For our stronger riders, we’ve added a bonus climb before reaching the ascent to Soulor. From Arrens-Marsous, the main climb is 7.5 km long with grades mostly above 8%.

Your efforts at the summit will be cheered on by the spectators in their campers positioned for tomorrow’s stage not to be outdone by the curious, if not crafty, horses, donkeys and sheep searching for willing feeders. Our climbing continues after a short descent, along one of the most beautiful roads in France along the edge of Cirque du Litor to Col d’Aubisque. There’s a great cafe to stop for a sweet tarte at the summit before returning to Soulor for lunch. We’ll then descend to meet up with our transport.

We have a small transfer this afternoon to the base of one the mountain ranges between the Pyrenees and Provence. So we’re be able to do some climbing tomorrow morning before our next transfer. We’ll arrive in time to catch up last climbs of today’s stage. Soon after the finish of today’s stage, we’ll group for dinner and celebrate our first week in the Pyrenees.

TODAY IN THE RACE
Stage 15: Limoux to Foix Prat d’Albis, Mountain, 185 km
Aerial pictures will capture the amazing Cathar castles during today’s stage. Riders, however will be captivated by the challenging ascents. None more than the difficult 18% slopes of Mur de Péguère before descending into Foix, which is 12 km from the final summit finish. Nearly 5,000 m of vertical ascent in today’s stage.

Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight
Castres, France

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Day 7 – Monday 22nd July: Velo Jalabert – Pic de Nore

We may be biased for where we are located, as our European headquarters are less than 30km away. It is a wonderful area to ride and it is where World Champion, Laurent Jalabert grew up. Do you travel to an area and look for the highest peak, and wonder what roads will take you there? Done. Ride mapped! We’ll ride to the highest peak of Montagne Noire, Pic de Nore. The Tour de France made its first visit to this great climb in 2018. For us, we’ve been training on it for years.

The 12.5km climb starts just out of Mazamet. First you ride along the gorge and then follow a narrow forest road under canopy. You can set a nice cadence. As you reach the midpoint of the climb it steepens before arriving at a picnic area. After the picnic area, the steady gradient allows you to push on a little harder. Reaching the summit gives you an incredible vista of the chain of mountains forming the Pyrenees as well as looking across the Aude plain to the Mediterranean. We find this to be a special location.

Once at the summit we’ll descend through some beautiful villages and the 4 castles of Lastours. We’ll finish our ride in Carcassonne under the medieval castle, the best restored citadel in the world. A scenic and challenging ride, before we venture onto Provence. Our hotel for the next 3 nights is a beautiful Provence hotel. It has its own pool and each night we will dine on the terrace enjoying delicious food from the area.

TODAY IN THE RACE
Rest Day 2: Nîmes, Rest day 2
After a short, yet intense second week, riders will take their rest in Nîmes. Once settled in to their hotel rooms the night before, riders will welcome a three night stay which will help aide their preparation for the final week.

Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight
Valaurie, France

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Harder Ride Option

Day 8 – Tuesday 23rd July: Roman ingenuity – Pont du Gard, watch the race live

Today is a designated recover day for us. We are midway through our trip and we’ve climb our way through the Pyrenees, our climbing begins again tomorrow on the Giant of Provence. We can enjoy a little sleep in this morning before we head off across the Rhône river into the Gard department for today’s stage.

Soon after leaving from Nîmes, the peloton will cross the Roman aqueduct, Pont du Gard. We’ll avoid the closures on the aqueduct and catch up with the race later on before giving us a chance to see Pont du Gard and watching the race a second time.

You won’t miss the action of today’s race as our hospitality crew will secure a position on course and give you live television coverage as it unfolds. After the race has finished, we’ll travel back to our hotel where we can refuel for our big day tomorrow. Today will be memorable for its scenery, historic sites and the buzz of chasing the Tour de France.

TODAY IN THE RACE
Stage 16: Nîmes to Nîmes, Flat, 177 km
Today’s stage will be for the sprinters and is entirely within the department of Gard. The highlight of the parcours will be the peloton riding over the famous Pont du Gard.

Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight
Valaurie, France

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Harder Ride Option

Day 9 – Wednesday 24th July: Monumental Climb – Geant of Provence

We’ll get away in the cool of the morning and travel to Bédoin, where our ride will start. This gives us several kilometres before the climb to Ventoux begins in earnest. Officially, the total length is 21.5 km averaging 7.45%. However, the first 7 km is kind, you’ve got to make this up at some point. Reaching the renowned tower at the summit, requires great resolve to pace yourself – as going too hard will empty your tank. Riding through the forest to Ventoux contributes to the mystery of this climb. The gradient is unrelenting but eases a little as you reach Chalet Reynard – 8% gradient never felt so good. In contrast with the forest the final 6 km to the summit goes through one of the most surreal environments you’ll ever ride – the Ventoux moonscape. Make a stop at the Tom Simpson memorial 900m from the summit.

Your reward at the summit is a serious oversupply of lollies from the vendors and the views across the Luberon Valley. This is truly a memorable experience. After contemplation of your achievements, we’ll descend back to Chalet Reynard. From here we’ll take the gentle descent toward Sault, passing through rows of lavender fields. A little more climbing takes us to the top of an incredible road following the carved cliffs of Gorges de la Nesque. This is a stunning ride.

At the bottom of the gorge there is a cold water spring that you can cool off under. If we make good time today, this is a lovely village to have lunch. It is then a 20km ride through the vineyards back to our transport. A memorable ride, two items off your bucket list. We’ll return to our beautiful hotel for a final dinner in Provence.

TODAY IN THE RACE
Stage 17: Pont du Gard to Gap, Hilly, 206 km
Riders return to a long 200+ km stage as they head toward the French Alps. The early stages will highlight the historic sites along the Rhone Valley, including the theatre in Orange before the village of Vaison-la-Romaine. Winds are possible to challenge the peloton and favour a breakaway. The final climb under 10km to go will turn a cohesive breakaway against each other.

Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight
Valaurie, France

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Harder Ride Option

Day 10 – Thursday 25th July: Mystical climbs — Alpe d’Huez

After breakfast this morning, we head into the Alps. Before checking into our hotel this afternoon, we have a ride planned along the great balcony roads and that mystical climb with 21 switchbacks. We’ll start our ride with a short warm up in the valley, before reaching the base of Alpe d’Huez.

The opening 3 km of the Alpe, where gradients are steepest, will inform you how heavy your legs have become. Rest assured gradients temper and your legs will come good. Signposts at each turn track your progress and remind you of champions past.

For a longer ride and nearly 3,000 m of vertical metres, you have the option to descend via Col de Sarenne and take an incredible balcony road that suspends over the valley floor. Once it joins onto the main climb, we climb for a little and follow another incredible balcony road that will take us back to our hotel.

Our hotel this evening is as Alpine chalet set at the foot of the Grand Rousses national park. The large rooms and delicious home cooked food will make us feel very comfortable during our first night in the Alps.

TODAY IN THE RACE
Stage 18: Embrun to Valloire, Mountain, 207 km
Touted as the biggest alpine stage of the tour, the route along Grandes Alpes features 2 hors categorie and a categorie 1 climb. The familiar names of Col d’Izoard and Col du Galibier sore above 2,000 m. Climbers will be eyeing off this stage and the competition for polka-dots as well as the yellow jersey will go to a new level. After the descent off Galibier, victory at the finish will require some risk-taking.

Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight
Oz en Oisans, France

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Day 11 – Friday 26th July: 2 x HC, Col de la Croix de Fer and Col de la Madeleine

Today will be our toughest day on the bike. It is an epic stage for us. Our first climb is to Col de la Croix de Fer and has an average of 4%, but with a couple of downhill sections don’t be surprised about the steeper gradients. After reaching Lac du Grand Maison grades are more consistent between 6 and 7% to after that. On reaching the summit, we’ll head back just over a kilometre and fetch a bonus climb for the day, Col du Glandon. Next one, not so easy!

We’ll descend down Col du Glandon to the Maurienne valley, this connects us directly with one of the most used climbs of the Alps in the Tour, Col de la Madeleine.  The southern approach is the most difficult, 19.2km at 8%. Settle in for the long climb.

On reaching the summit, you can celebrate summiting 3 cols for the day, and take comfort that our hotel awaits at the bottom of the descent. Our hotel for the next two nights is located within 5km of the final climb in tomorrow’s blockbuster alpine stage.

TODAY IN THE RACE
Stage 19: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne to Tignes, Mountain, 123 km
Riders reach the highest point of the tour on Col d’Iseran (2,770m) in today’s short, but dynamic stage. It will only be the second time that the Tour has climbed up this tougher southern side. We would expect the attacks to launch to the highest point of the tour. Time gaps will eventuate at the summit finish to the ski village in Tignes.

Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight
La Léchère, France

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Day 12 – Saturday 27th July: Blockbuster – the final climb

The final climb in today’s stage is possibly more brutal than our climb over Madeleine yesterday. Knowing we can turn around at any time, we will set off in the cool of the morning and make our way up to Val Thorens ski station.

When you return toward the base of the climb where our hospitality crew will step into gear again and have an area for you to enjoy watching the race live on TV and seeing the riders come through. You’ll be able to watch every moment through to the finish before we return to our hotel for our final farewell dinner.

TODAY IN THE RACE
Stage 20: Albertville to Val Thorens, Mountain, 131 km
A third summit finish above 2,000m creates the theatre for the final alpine stage, and the final opportunity for the yellow jersey. The total ascent for the day approaches 4,500m, but negotiating some of the windy descents may prove the difference.

Meals
Breakfast, Dinner

Overnight
La Léchère, France

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Day 13 – Sunday 28th July: Au revoir, Farewell to new friends

This morning our trip finishes in Lyon with our final transfer to Saint-Exupéry Airport, arriving by approximately 10 am. If you are planning your departure from Lyon today, your earliest departure for a domestic connection is 12 pm and for international flights is 1 pm. There are also TGV trains that depart from the airport station, be sure you nominate Saint-Exupéry when booking your train. We can recommend staying on and exploring Lyon if you have the time. Lyon is a popular tourist city with a wonderful old town, and at one stage had the greatest number of michelin hat restaurants in the world.

If you’ve enjoyed your time with us, we have no doubt that you will have. You have the option to extend your trip through to Paris and watch today’s final stage on the Champs-Élysées. We’ll transport you to Paris on a TGV train and make your life a little easier by taking your bike and heavy luggage for you.

For those leaving us though, we bid farewell to our new friends. We trust that you have had an enjoyable time making new friends, climbing epic mountains, visiting beautiful regions and experiencing the 106th Tour de France. We welcome you to our Bikestyle family and we look forward to seeing you again one day.

Meals: Breakfast

Optional Extra

Lyon to Paris Trip Extension 28th to 29th July -TGV to Paris and Champs Élysées finales

You’re trip has finished, your riding is done, but there is still one more day for watching the race. No less, it’s the finale on Champs-Élysées. For our trips finishing in the Alps on Sunday 28th July we’re offering a hassle free transfer through to Paris arriving in time to see the cycling action on the famous boulevard.

Fully escorted by our professional guides, our luxury transport will collect you from your hotel in time to meet your TGV service to Paris. A high speed transfer to Paris at 320km/h. To make life easier for you, we will courier your luggage and bike to the 4-star hotel you will be staying at tonight.

This is only valid for Bikestyle Tours guests travelling on the following 2019 Tour de France trips: Grandes Alpes, Spectacular France and Classic Cols.

Inclusions: Land transfers, luggage transport, one night accommodation (twin-share) in 4-star Paris hotel with easy access to Champs-Élysées and full buffet breakfast. Single supplement available. Extra nights accommodation available on request.

TODAY IN THE RACE
Stage 21: Rambouillet to Paris Champs-Élysées, Flat, 127 km
A day of celebration for the yellow jersey and his team. Tradition is that they will lead the peloton onto the Champs-Élysées before the pace intensifies. It is a dream for many riders to lead the peloton out of the final corner and with the Arc du Triomphe in sight, win the final stage in Paris.

Inclusions

Tour cost is per person twin share and includes:

  • Transport throughout by custom mini vans or luxury coach
  • Services of our experienced tour guides, mechanics and drivers
  • 12 nights accommodation 3 & 4 Star hotels
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • 3 course evening meals on 10 nights
  • Wine at welcome and farewell dinners
  • Scheduled arrival transfer on day one from Toulouse Airport
  • Mechanical assistance with your bike
  • Scheduled departure transfer on final day from Lyon Airport
  • Ride files and Bikestyle guide to the 2019 Tour de France
  • Full Bikestyle Tours kit including knicks, cycling jersey, cap and musette bag

Why Bikestyle Tours?

The enthusiasm of our staff for the Tour and the knowledge and insight provided by our guides means that a Bikestyle Tours trip gives you an unequalled experience. Our staff ratio of 1 staff to every 7-8 clients is one of the best in the business and assures a high level of personal service. You will be looked after by our professional team of on the road cycling guides (male and female), mechanics and support van drivers.

The combination of years of experience, good service, attention to detail and value for money has proven to be a winning formula. Our tour preparation is more than 12 months each year as we sleuth for the tour route before the official release. On our trips we stay in quality 3 star and 4 star hotels chosen for their comfort and location staying as close as possible to the race route, with a mix of traditional and modern hotel styles.

Importantly all Bikestyle trips are Guaranteed Departures, so we won’t cancel a trip due to insufficient numbers leaving you stranded. Our customers come from all over the world so no matter where you live we can help you with your Tour de France vacation.

Specific trips for a range of cycling ability and non cyclists, we have a suite of trips to cater for a range of cycling abilities from our Classic Trips which cater for all levels of cyclists and non-cyclists to Experience Cyclists only trips.

Travel like a “PRO”.

Our comfortable fleet of buses are the best in the business, featuring custom designed enclosed trailers to carry your bike safely. On board are reclining seats and a bar stocked with cold drinks. This year most will have an outside shower with hot water to freshen up after you ride.

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