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  • How do I choose the best bike tour ?

    Coming to France to ride your bike? Where do you want to go? For some, this is the hardest part: deciding which amazing location to pick. With options ranging from the mighty…

  • A Special Tour de France Week

    As the most well known bicycle race in the world, the Tour de France needs no introduction. Every year, for three weeks in July, millions of fans from across the globe travel…

  • What to pack for a Cycling Tour ?

    Whether you’re riding through the Basque Country, the Raid Pyrenees, the Raid Alps or any other amazing adventure on two wheels, the best thing you can do to enjoy your time in…

  • Cycling in the Alps: A North to South Adventure

    You may have noticed that we spend a lot of time talking about the Pyrenees. That’s because the Pyrenees are right in our backyard, literally. That doesn’t mean we don’t love climbing…

  • How to Prepare for a Cycling Tour in 4 months ?

    So you’ve decided to sign up for a French or European cycling tour ? Whether you’re riding through the Basque Country, the Raid Pyrenees, the Raid Alps or any other amazing adventure…

  • How to Prepare for a Cycling Tour: Fit and Fitness

    So you’ve decided to sign up for a French cycling tour ? Whether you’re riding through the Basque Country, the Raid Pyrenees, the Raid Alps or any other amazing adventure on two…

  • How to prepare your bike for a cycling tour ?

    So you’ve decided to sign up for a cycling tour in France or Spain, (with Bike Basque ? If so…congratulations!)  You’re probably very excited and are likely to have a lot of…

  • The Eastern Pyrenees: Mountains with a Mediterranean View

    Over the last two blogs, we’ve talked about the Western Pyrenees and the Central Pyrenees. Both are regions of vast peaks and deep greens, thanks to the oceanic influence of the Atlantic…

  • The Central Pyrenees: Heart of the High Mountains

    When most people talk about cycling in the Pyrenees, it is the central mountains they typically think of first. The heart of the Pyrenees is where many of the Tour de France…

  • The Western Pyrennees: Where the Raid Pyrenees Begins

    The Western Pyrennees: Where the Raid Pyrenees Begins. In the last post, we briefly introduced the Pyrenees. Since they are a vast and mysterious place, there’s hardly room in a single blog…