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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, […]

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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 […]

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Explore Europe with a guided Bicycle tour

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]