Challenging and advanced bike tours


These tours have been graded challenging by the operators and usually involve considerable hill climbing, endurance skills, long distances and/or strong and technical mountain bike abilities.

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The Pamir Highway

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19 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
1330 Km
avg 89 Km
Hosted

The ride begins in Osh, Kyrgyzstan's oldest city and home to one of Central Asia's largest and busiest markets. The route heads south to the crossroads town of Sary Tash before heading west into Tajikistan, a remote country described by Lo ...

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Mountains and Meadows

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13 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
1220 Km
avg 122 Km
Hosted

The cyclists will pedal east through the arid landscape before climbing up into the foothills of the Tian Shan Mountains. Camping for the night near the Charyn Canyon, some riders may be tempted to test their rafting skills on the fast flowing riv ...

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Mongol Empire

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25 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
2240 Km
avg 118 Km
Hosted

Leaving Ulan Bator and its urban comforts, the riders will now head west and will quickly find themselves off the pavement and into the northern wilds of the country.

This is the Mongolia many people imagine; vast rolling steppes, c ...

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Calpe Winter Training Camp

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6 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
500 Km
avg 100 Km
Guided
Deal

Etiquette Cycling's guided Calpe Winter Training Camp includes a great opportunity to conquer some of the best Spanish cycling terrain.  Calpe is widely favoured by both the pros and cycling community to create a real cycling mecca.< ...

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Calpe Women Only Camp

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6 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
500 Km
avg 100 Km
Guided
Deal

Etiquette Cycling's guided Calpe Women Only Camp includes a great opportunity to conquer some of the best Spanish cycling terrain.  Calpe is widely favoured by both the pros and cycling community to create a real cycling mecca.

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The Tiger Ride

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6 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
665 Km
avg 166 Km
Guided

There are two categories – Mad Dogs, which involves long distances and cycling every inch, and Wild Cats, a more relaxed and more guided overland adventure. 

The Mad Dogs category is a serious undertaking of up to 175km a ...

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Salzburg Lakes Road Bike Holidays

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8 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
552 Km
avg 92 Km
Self-guided

Around the city of Salzburg you will find many road cycle trails and therefore we had the world road cycle championship in 2006. Whenever you leave the state of Salzburg, you have to cross over a mountain pass. Some of them are little and the othe ...

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Tuscany by Road Bike

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8 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging|Options
620 Km
avg 103 Km
Self-guided

This is an athletically challenging tour combined with overnight stays in historical cities such as Volterra, San Gimignano and Siena. The fine wines and delectable Tuscan cooking will make your Tuscan bike tour unforgettable!

You&# ...

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High Passes of Ladakh

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15 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
445 Miles
avg 45 Miles
Guided

The cycling is essentially taking place in what can be best described as the western Himalayas. We believe you will find it an exhilarating, challenging and life-affirming adventure, it is ideally suited for clients who have tested themselves on our ...

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Lands End to John O'Groats

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16 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
1000 Miles
avg 71 Miles
Guided

Our trip is based on Nick Mitchell’s best selling guidebook, The End to End Cycle Route, and 2017 saw Nick ride his 23rd LEJOG with us.

His guidebook serves as the ‘hard copy’ route notes for the tour a ...

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North Coast 500

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9 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
520 Km
avg 74 Km
Guided

The total ascent is the equivalent of cycling to Camp 3 on Mount Everest, twice and we haven’t even mentioned the wind, it’s almost guaranteed to blow and as we are navigating the coastline at some point it will be in your face. Yet th ...

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French Alps

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8 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
250 Km
avg 42 Km
Guided

Welcome to our exciting new trip in the French Alps. This week-long tour explores some of France's most spectacular scenery and tackles some of the Tour de France's most iconic climbs.

We cover approximately 250 miles over 6 da ...

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Napoleon Grande Armée - Paris to Saint Petersburg

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36 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
3702 Km
Guided

Considering this epic adventure is set across 7 countries and 2 continents this quote is quite apt! The expedition takes us from West to East on the trail of one of history’s most famous conquerors.
Join us on this ride of historical pro ...

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Sichuan Tibet

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16 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
946 Km
avg 86 Km
Guided

Tibet is an almost fabled land that many long to visit but few do. For most people when thinking of Tibet it is of Lhasa, the Potala Palace, and Everest, the Tibet of the classic Lhasa to Kathmandu ride. This is the Tibet of The Autonomous Region ...

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Coconut Coast

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25 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
1985 Km
avg 104 Km
Hosted

Freetown, the capital city of Sierra Leone, has a history rich with unique cultural traditions, pounding with drum beats and incredible stories of humanity from the civil war. Three days pedal out of Freetown is the vibrant wildlife sanctuary of Tiwa ...

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