Cycling vacations are an awesome way to see exotic places, meet new friends, and get in some great rides. To get the most from your trip, you’ve got to have the right bike. The big question is, should you BYOB – bring your own bike – or rent one at your destination? In three years of working as a bike mechanic on cycling trips with Santana Adventures, I’ve seen people have a great trip either way. But I’ve also seen bike issues derail a great vacation, and I wanted to share some tips to help make sure that doesn’t happen to you.
My husband and I enjoy spending our vacations traveling to mountain or road bike destinations. In 2013 we decided to give mountain biking in Europe a try. We signed up for a mountain bike trip known as the Tour de Mont Blanc, with a company called Alps Mountain bike, located in France. Mont Blanc sprawls […]
Oh my, yes. And you should be on it. This bike cruise uses a chartered ship to provide better cycling through multiple regions with luxurious flexibility. On any day you can ride long, short, or not at all. If you opt not to ride you can stay aboard for the scenic morning cruise or join […]