Tour de France 2018 debrief, literally!

Ears still ringing and legs still aching from our recent visit to le Tour de France, we thought it only right to share with you some of our highlights from an AMAZING week of cycling on our Tour de France based ‘Classic Cols’ of the Alps trip. The carnival atmosphere of le Tour is infectious, … Continued

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Pyrenean Classic Cols Un-Picked

One of our loyal clients David Crighton joined us on one of our Classic Cols of the Pyrenees holidays and proceeded to write a fantastic post-mortem of each day’s Challenge route. Our Classic Cols style holidays really are perfect for mixed ability groups as they give you the flexibility each and every day to decide how much … Continued

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How to Prevent Your Bike Being Stolen

Our thanks go to Sean Goddard for providing us with this useful article….   Even a basic bike for travelling between work and home can be expensive, so it’s no surprise that bikes are a popular target for thieves. According to Cyclist UK, there were around 327,000 bike theft incidents reported in England and Wales between … Continued

Corsica vs Sardinia: A Tale of Two Mediterranean Isles, Part II

As a follow-up to last month’s blog comparing Corsica vs Sardinia, here we discuss the fantastic hotels, cuisine and history of both islands, hoping to help you decide which (both?!) island is the road cycling holiday destination for you…   PART 2 Hotels: We stay in some fantastic locations in both Corsica and Sardinia, enjoying … Continued

The Accidental MAMIL…

Our Client Liaison & Trip Administrator Sabine shares her thoughts on her cycling journey so far, how she feels about the Marmot Tours’ Staff Ventoux Venture and the challenge that lies ahead…   I’ve had the pleasure of working with Marmot Tours since the beginning of last year. Little did I know then that I … Continued