Bike Touring

Electric Bikes on our Odysseys

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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 […]

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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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Top 3 Cycle Touring Destinations

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The Best Cycle Tour Destinations Search for cycle tours on the Internet, and you will be exposed to hundreds of different companies conducting tours all around the world. They are all different and involve different countries, cities, landscapes and interactions. At Bike Odyssey, we offer cycle tours in locations we believe to be the very […]

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Tour history and The Eagle’s Nest….

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On our bike tours, we love history, food and a good aperitif and we certainly have our tour ‘themes’. However, as with so many parts of the world,   there is so much depth in the history as you travel through these amazing territories. One of our riders (thanks, Tony!) said to me that he had […]

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Passo San Boldo

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Historical, unique and simply an amazing climb. We ride this beautiful road day 3 on Lionheart as we head into the Dolomites. The most testing part of the climb is a stretch of 700m including 7 hairpin turns! During the First World War this road was built to replace a path leading up to the col. Historically […]