Hannibal

Come on Hannibal with us and don’t ride at all!

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The non-rider Bike Odyssey Tour Option Some couples have a partner who thinks cycling is just downright not for them! Fair enough, but why not still enjoy a holiday together? One on a bike while the other enjoys the cultural side of things – guided tours, village wanders, tastings (olive oil, wine, cheese….), gallery visits, […]

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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 […]

Hannibal

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 […]

Bike Touring

What to look for in a guided cycle tour

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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 […]

Practicalities

What equipment is best for cycle touring?

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Best Cycle Touring Equipment A large contributor to any successful bike ride isn’t just the location, but the bike you do it on. At Bike Odyssey, our industry-leading cycle touring experience is designed around the very best equipment, all of which is used to ensure that you get the absolute most out of your tour. Whether […]

Bike Touring

Bicycle touring without panniers, why it is better.

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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.