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  • Raid Pyrenees & Raid Alps – let’s compare ! (2/3)

    Day 3 : Raid Pyrenees : 80km, 2.200m elevation Today you’ll battle against 2 legends which are the col du Tourmalet, the oldest pass of the Tour de France starting in 1910, and the…

  • Raid Pyrenees & Raid Alps – let’s compare! (1/3)

    In the next three blogs, we’re going to compare the two main road-cycling adventures in France – the Raid Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Med and the Raid Alps starting up…

  • 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…