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  • 6 tips for becoming a cycling tour guide

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    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.

    Cycling Tour GroupIf 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,

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  • The 6 Tour de France Official Tour Operators

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    **Update: This article was published in 2013 and keeps getting lots of hits.  Please see the new list of Tour de France Official Tour Operators for 2015.  Enjoy!

    The 100th edition of the Tour de France starts in just over a week!  While many cycling tour companies do trips built around the annual Tour itinerary there are only 6 companies that are Tour de France Official Tour Operators, as designated by the ASO (organizers of the Tour de France).