Tuscany offers an ideal scenario for cycling enthusiasts of all level to pedal calmly while enjoying the beauty of the region; where the air has a special scent, time seems to slow down, days become longer and sunsets delight the heart. There are reasons why Tuscany  as a whole  has become a must destination for cyclists in

We started proposing 3-4 days self guided bike tours just two years ago, which we called Short Escape Tuscany and we’ve had a great success since then. Now it is almost the best seller together with our Classic Tuscan Wine country.We understood many people do not want to risk and take a tour of 6/7 nights

Test on Sram Red eTap  Gear. I had the pleasure to ride on a Supersix Evo Hi-Mod Red Etap Cannondale  in the beautiful  country side of south  Tuscany where I live. 4 full days of riding and testing  the high-end bike:  I explored Val D’orcia: Pienza Montalcino, Montepulciano, Chianti area: Gaiole, Castellina and all Crete

Sunday, May 15th, 2016 it will be a time trial stage, the ninth stage of the Giro d’Italia race  2016, the Chianti Classico Stage. It will start from Radda in Chianti and will arrive in the beautiful square of Greve, between the provinces of Florence and Siena, also passing through Castellina in Chianti.  40,4 km / 25,25 Miles in the

No doubt the best period to plan a bike trip in Italy  and in Southern Europe  is spring and fall, from April till end of October. In the last 10 years global warming changed a lot our relationship with weather and forecast. Prediction is a gamble, a wager. Also we have new phenomena such as

Technological development has made enormous strides in the last years, until recently it was not possible to provide e-bikes in our bike tours in Tuscany and Umbria, now if we use the state-of-the art e-bikes is possible and we are working for this! We are not pushing for E-bike,  as we are mostly “purists” and our motto is: Bike

More and more travellers are finding great options to ease into bike adventure with bike tours that offer riding distances for every ability, easy-to-follow itineraries with detailed route notes and GPS device, and a variety of affordable rates to top luxury. If you are thinking to sign up for your first bike tour here are SOME TIPS

After so many years I  guided people in the beautiful countryside of Tuscany, I think to offer cyclocross bike tourson spectacular gravel easy roads. Cycling with cyclo-cross bikes IS AMAZING! Cycling inside vineyards and olive grooves on quiet unpaved roads, and stop in country house   and farms  where you can enjoy an authentic organic food and

Nice hotels we use in our bike tours & Cycling Vacations   Tuscany is simultaneously luxurious and colorfully rustic, resolutely provincial and firmly forward-thinking, you might be surprised. Tuscany’s 9,000 square miles of rolling hills and lush vineyards,pine tree-lined beaches and palazzo circled squares contain the best of what draws bikers adventure  here again and

Today June 1st 2014:  20 years ago… june 1st 1994  we moved to Tuscany! When  and we said to friend and family we wanted start a bike tour business everyone told us we were crazy. Also local people thought we were insane. We start with 10 hybrid bikes Cinelli brand, Velociraptor and Stratocaster (those were

Italy is top in the list for beautiful and interesting destinations, rich with history and boasting a proud heritage dedicated to art, culture and romance, it’s easy to become swept up in the magical atmosphere of this incredible country. It also happens to be a haven for foodies, serving up delectable traditional Italian fare that