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 Tiger Ride

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

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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Cycling Manali to Leh Tour

12 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
520 Km
avg 52 Km
Guided

Manali - Leh Cycling Tour isn't an ordinary Tour. It's something that cyclists around the world love to do at least once in their lifetime. Manali is the starting point of our expedition, a place in the lap of Himalayas. During the expedit ...

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Famous Vuelta Climbs of South Spain

6 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
465 Km
avg 93 Km
Guided

Cycle the route of legends as we tackle the best and most famous cycling roads that Southern Spain has to offer. From the dramatic landscapes of natural parklands around Málaga, Ronda, and Jaén to the classic cols that La Vuelta often ride (includ ...

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Everest Enduro

11 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
160 Km
avg 20 Km
Guided

Pikey Peak is a 4000 meter “hill” summit which commands stunning panoramic views of the Everest Range. We don’t call them mountains (Himal in Nepali) unless they have snow on them! The area is Solukhumbhu and it lies about 180 km ...

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Mountain Bike Upper Mustang

17 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
280 Km
avg 22 Km
Guided

Well let’s be honest, if it was forbidden we would not be riding here! Mountain Bike Upper Mustang is fast becoming one of the most popular cycling destinations in Nepal. It’s not just about the challenging ascents and endless single t ...

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Classic Annapurna Circuit

14 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
220 Km
avg 22 Km
Guided

To Mountain Bike Annapurna is on the bucket-list of many avid cyclists.  This challenging high pass route through the Himalaya’s certainly has its appeal to mountain bikers.

Our guides keep telling us to take out the firs ...

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La Vuelta a España 2020 - Race Week 2

10 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging
750 Km
avg 83 Km
Guided

RIDE a Part of Cycling History! 

The 2nd week of La Vuelta 2020 is where this year's race will be decided, on the big summits of the French Pyrenees and Northern Spain! The mountains are iconic: Tourmalet, Au ...

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Famous Vuelta Climbs of North Spain

7 Day(s)
Adv/Challenging|Mod/Advanced
568 Km
avg 95 Km
Guided

Famous climbs of the North means first class road cycling along the roads of Cantabria, Asturias and the Basque country.

Green verdant ascents snake upwards into the clouds as we take on all the famous summits of La Vuelta. Ride thr ...

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Salzburg Lakes Road Bike Holidays

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

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

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

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

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

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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Mountains and Meadows

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 river ...

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