In the past few years I’ve had the good fortune to take a few ship-based cycling vacations and I’ve loved them. Along the way, I’ve picked up some tips for planning a cycling vacation that’s more comfortable and more fun. Read on for the advice I wish I’d had before I went on my first trip!
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.
Epic mountain rides, switchbacks and dramatic seascapes – Welcome to Mallorca, Spain. If you’re considering an international cycling vacation to Mallorca, March is a good time to go. The roads are quiet, other than the occasional pro-team on a training ride, and daytime temps rise into the 60s. That being said – avoid the week before Easter, […]