Trek Travel have just released their One destination cycling series. Guests stay at one luxury base for the entire cycling tour without having to change hotels daily. This is a great tour format, and easily how I would plan my own vacation.
At the end of March the Cycling Tour Hub blog will turn two years old. It has continued to gain a small but loyal readership, even though I shamefully allowed things to go dormant for a period of time while living in Australia. Slowly over the last year, the most popular area of the site has become the job listing page, grabbing over 40% of total traffic.
Today sees the launch of Bike Pure Cycle Tours, a project aimed at promoting the positive aspects of cycling to provide a platform whereby cyclists of all abilities can engage in the cultural aspects of cycle sport at some of the greatest cycling events that exist today.
It’s officially the season for cycling tour guide recruitment and hiring. All the major companies are accepting applications for guides and trip leaders for the 2014 season.
If you dream of ditching your cubicle and getting paid to ride bikes for a living, working as a cycling tour guide can be a spectacular dream job. However, there is a lot more to the job than riding your bike around Europe for the summer. The top companies like Backroads, Trek Travel and Duvine want foreign language fluency, gourmet food and wine knowledge, mechanical skills, leadership skills and over-the-top customer service,
The two Haute Route cyclosportives have reached their finish lines for 2013. This year was the 3rd edition for the Haute Route Alps and the 1st edition for the Haute Route Pyrenees. These are the toughest cyclosportives in the world for amateur cyclists covering 7 timed stages, 7 days, over the famous Cols of the high Alps and Pyrenees.
Thomson Bike Tours have partnered with Campagnolo for the ultimate experience in Italian cycling this October 12 – 19.
As a special guest of Campagnolo you’ll have the unique opportunity to ride the Campagnolo Gran Fondo in Rome on Sunday, October 13 and enjoy a VIP guided tour of the Campagnolo Factory in Vicenza on Friday, October 18!