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The Lionheart Bike Tour? What is in a name?

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Richard actually had a couple of nicknames – the first ‘Oc e No’ (Yes and No in Occitan), was given because of his reputation for terseness! The second Richard Cœur de Lion or Richard the Lionheart was possibly because of his reputation as a great military leader and warrior in his early days when he […]

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2019 Bike Odyssey Tour Dates

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We don’t do many bike tours, we do exceptional bike tours. All our energy goes into these 5 Odysseys for 2019. Come and join us on a bike adventure you will never forget. Tasmania – UnderDownunder: Feb 24 – Mar 16 Explore the wilds to the civilised throughout Tasmania in a clockwise circumnavigation of the Isle. Our tour includes […]

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Epic Reading For Epic Cycle Touring

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A Guide To Bike Odyssey Cycle Tours Bike Odyssey specializes in adventurous cycle tours complete with atmospheric resting places and gourmet food. The inspiration for our journeys is often the big history makers. So here’s a quick book list to help you enjoy the historical aspect of the cycle tours. Start your prep reading now […]

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The Hannibal Bike Tour Book

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Thanks to Chris Jallard, our pro photographer, for such an amazing job on this 900 photo, stunningly put together 2017 Hannibal Bike Tour Book keepsake. We are making these for all our tours now. They are exceptional mementoes of exceptional Odysseys! These Tour Books (and they are genuine books!) contain photos from every day, photos of […]

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Bike Odyssey Origins

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The Origin Of Bike Odyssey Where did it all begin? I think it’s fair to say that Bike Odyssey mastermind Sam Wood’s original inspiration for his bicycle touring company came in the mid-1980s. During those important formative years the seeds that would create this epic history based cycling adventure extravaganza were sown. I should know, […]