With all our odysseys you will receive a unique cycling kit. This includes jersey, bibs or shorts and socks. Every Odyssey has a unique jersey with a symbol to identify the tour
As the 100km crew started to come through we were able to catch the tail. Jet streaming alongside cows meandering and munching tall verdant grass in the paddocks. The whippets kept up the pacey stretch, punching into the headwinds. Sharp turn left and respite. As the caffeine and sugars started to deminish their effectiveness. The beauty of Back Forest riding alongside a winding Broughton Creek took away the growling concerns.
Celebrating our 6th year, come and take on the challenges around Berry and Kangaroo Valley where spectacular cycling combined with some amazing gradients make for fantastic riding. We will be heading to areas never explored before on a Berry Challenge with a little dirt and the usual climbing bonanza!
The Hannibal bike is an amazing journey. Having lived and breathed Hannibal for 20+ years, from university study to research at the British Museum to documentary making with the BBC and obviously running this journey as a tour for the last 7 years it made sense to step back and take a fresh look and we […]
Would you like to experience one of our cycling Odysseys but think they are too hard? More and more we are seeing friends and couples who want to holiday together, but are not on the same level of cycling fitness, ability or fanaticism! Or individuals who want to Odyssey but just want a little assistance…. We want […]
In 2018 we are updating the Hannibal – Barcelona to Rome Bike Tour. After 7 years of running this cycling odyssey and with 2019 being the 10 year anniversary of riding this journey for the BBC it seems to be the perfect time to take a step back and look carefully at every aspect of […]
Long Distance Cycle Touring It is reasonably popular for people looking to travel Europe or South America to do so on a bus. While bus tours have their merits, we believe that the best way to see an authentic area, outside of metropolitan areas, is to travel on a bicycle. Long-distance cycle touring is the […]
What to Look for in a Guided Cycle Tour Around Europe, South America and Australia In 2018, with more healthy and active travellers than ever, guided cycle tours are an especially enticing option. There are a plethora of companies out there, and if you are in the market for a high-quality tour, it can be hard […]
Architecture, Islands and Breathtaking Landscapes – Explore Europe with a guided Bicycle tour Europe is at the top of most people’s travel list. At Bike Odyssey, we believe that a bicycle tour is the best way to see different areas of Europe in a unique, insightful and memorable way. While it is common to do […]
Sam Wood, founder of Bike Odyssey’s incredible Bicycle Tours and Roman Archaeologist, always wanted to ride the route of his all-time favourite historic commander – Hannibal Barca. So, with his brothers, he proposed to the BBC to make this journey on bikes and film it as a documentary. The Beeb loved the idea and sent a film crew along making a six-part documentary with the trio riding from Barcelona to Rome. There is one major major difference about the trip he did though and the Hannibal bicycle tour he runs for others – comfort.