Bike Odyssey Blog

Bike Odyssey Blog

Bike Odyssey specialises in running journeys of a lifetime. We only tour in exceptional corners of the world. We only create exceptional routes. We only follow exceptional historical figures. Unsurprisingly, our tours are exceptional. We love them and you will too. This is where we publish our latest news.
Recent Posts
  • Interview with Sam Willis, historian on Venetians Marco Polo Bike Tour – Venice to Dubrovnik 2020
    Isn't history dead? Why do you think it's important? History helps us understand who we are, why we behave as we do, and why we live in the world that we do - the modern world that we have created. The past is not inhabited with strangers but our relatives - people just like us who are waiting to be discovered and hoping to be understood. All you've got to do is to look in the right places and to ask the right questions and it'll change the way that you think about the past - and the present - forever. […]
  • Bike Odyssey Historians on tour in 2020
    Bike Odyssey founder Sam Wood comes from a very different background to most bike tour operators. From cycling for the BBC to directing archaeological excavations around the world he brings a unique angle to Bike Odyssey's touring portfolio. […]
  • National Geographic Traveller features Bike Odyssey’s Hannibal Tour!
    National Geographic Traveller, in their December/ January Issue discuss tours of the future and the use of technology on tour. […]
  • Westvleteren Brewery – A cycle on our day off in Leper (Ypres)
    One of them, the one I imagine Max Hofman will be leading goes to St. Sixtus monastery. Here they brew Westvleteren 12, a Trappist Ale that has consistently been voted the best tasting beer in the world! […]
  • King John returns for his 10th Bike Odyssey free of charge!
    John Montagner has literally ridden half way around the earth with us (or a full circumference of Mars!). He has ridden over 20,000km and climbed over 250,000 vertical metres! This has been over 9 Odysseys including Lionheart,Tasmania,Che and two Hannibals! […]