FROM THE BLOG
Our best bike tours for seniors (a.k.a. the young at heart)! While our riders are all ages, it’s no doubt that we hold a special place in our heart for our senior riders. Those who are living their life to the fullest and enjoying every second always seem to inspire us to do the same. We hope no one ever thinks they’re too old for a bike tour. If you want to ride your bike through France, Italy, Western North Carolina, talk to us! We’ve put together a list of our best bike tours for seniors so check it out and let us know what you think!
It’s no secret that Asheville is a top travel destination for 2018. At least, Fobes, TravelZoo, and Travel+Leisure certainly think so. It is a regular on “must-visit” lists around the world. Our fearless leaders, Jamie and Joy even relocated here with their family. If that alone doesn’t tempt you to plan a trip to Asheville, then maybe the fact that Asheville was named a “Top Cycling Destination” by roadbikereview.com will put you over the edge. So naturally, the next question is when are the best times to visit Asheville?
France’s culture is rich in celebrations. From religious holy days to political celebrations, there are plenty of reasons to plan a trip to France. Read on for some of our favorite French holidays to plan a cycling vacation around. Pedaling through lavender fields and enjoying Bastille Day fireworks will beat a summer staycation any day!
WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY
“We thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of this tour – well thought out bike routes, very good hotel accommodations (nice, clean rooms and substantial breakfasts), and excellent choice of breweries and brewery restaurants (including brewery tours when available). It was obvious that a great deal of attention to detail had been given to this tour and customer service and client satisfaction was of ut… Read more
“The team at the Outfitter Bicycle Tours put together an amazing holiday that I’ll never forget. We had great places to stay/eat and we were always in the thick of the action. The tour rides catered for riders of all levels and we somehow managed to visit my favourite team on a tour ride! I’ll be back to do it all again soon.”
“I was able to watch Tour de France action when I wanted and ride the beautiful roads and passes of France when I wanted, and the flexibility to do either was what I most appreciated. Conquering Mont Ventoux, Col d Galibier, Col d Semnoz, Col d Serene, Alpe de Huez, riding alongside Andy Schleck and Jens Voigt on their rest day, and 40+ mph descents that went on for miles are just some of the hi… Read more
“The support was incredible – so nice to have a car on the route for water, and so we did not have to lug gear for weather changes. With all the elevation, this was comforting. Exceptional mechanical support. We did not expect this kind of on-road support!”
I always had an idea that I wanted to go see the Tour de France once in my life. Well, I have now gone on three TdF trips with Outfitter Bicycle Tours as the experience was that good. Jamie and Joy’s low key, friendly and flexible approach made riding in the Alps an amazing experience. They did a great job of helping me determine what would maximize my experience. If I wanted an easier day, they h… Read more
“WOW! WHAT AN INCREDIBLE ADVENTURE!!! Jamie and Joy Gilpin – along with their staff members – created one of the most memorable bike adventures we’ve ever experienced. My husband and I have had the very good fortune of biking all over the world, which should underscore how well planned and organized Outfitter Bicycle Tours is! Every detail was considered, from the exceptional accommodations at eve… Read more