Richard Scott of Kiwi Style Bike Tours leads cycling tours in both the northern and southern hemispheres. To the envy of most cyclists, he has nearly created the endless summer lifestyle. A world traveler and Oceania Games Cycling Champion, Richard has been leading tours in Europe, Australia and New Zealand for nearly 10 years.
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.
Until now this blog has focused on companies that provide fully supported cycling tours. But there is another outstanding choice for the more independent and budget-conscious traveler, self-guided cycling tours.
Self-guided tours are carving out a good market for themselves, fitting somewhere in between the fully supported luxury tours and completely do-it-yourself tours.
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.
If you are a cyclists traveling from abroad to one of the Granfondo Giro d’Italia events, you can now choose from various cycling tour companies to help plan your trip package.
The Granfondo Giro series has recently expanded to include an event in Jerusalem on October 11, 2013.
Trip details on most of these websites are not yet published, contact them individually for details.