Tour Preparation

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How much time do I need to prepare for a tour? 5 things to consider.

When people enquire about our Italian Cycling Tours, one of the most frequent questions asked behind ‘how cycle fit do I need to be’ is ‘how much time do I need to prepare for a tour’?  This is often asked in the early months of the year when people are setting goals and making travel …

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Travel [and bike] insurance: what you need for your cycling tour

Travel [and bike] insurance can be a minefield to work through when you’re travelling overseas on a cycling tour.  To make sure you are adequately covered for your circumstances and to get the most out of your policy, it is good to know what to look out for good practice to understand what you’re actually …

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To hire or not to hire a bike? Your questions answered.

There are some people who wouldn’t dream of riding 8 days on an unfamiliar machine. Just as there are others who are filled with dread at the prospect of having to pull their bike apart, pack it and then drag it half way around the world. We are asked many questions by guests regarding our …

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Cyclists riding along the quiet back roads of Puglia

Why a Guided Cycling Tour? Our Top 5 Reasons.

In the process of booking in to our tours, we are asked many questions by guests wanting to understand the ins and outs of what they will experience on tour…and rightly so.  Each time we are asked a question about price and what’s included, it challenges us to think about what we are delivering, and …

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A Rider’s Mindset

All of our guests joining us on tour are at different stages of their cycling journey and given the timing of our different tours throughout the year, are often at different stages of their year regarding ride preparation. They are also often at different stages in life. These are all contributing factors to how they …

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A stone hamlet in Tuscany

Why Cycling Tours in Italy are the Ultimate, Immersive Challenge

Italy’s undulating hills, old Roman roads and mountainous terrain, including the awe and granduer of the Alps and Dolomites and the ancient beauty of Tuscany and Puglia, provide the perfect setting for those seeking an active cycling holiday – with a challenge. For an unforgettable cycling challenge, Italy is one of the best places in …

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