Things We Loved (and Didn’t Love) on Our Italy Bike Tour through Puglia

Our cycling in Italy covered seven days. During that time we slept in seven different towns and managed to average 55 kilometers a day (35 miles/day), for a total of over 350K, or 200-plus miles. We loved the biking and the great introduction to Puglia.

Training for a Bike Tour in Italy, Kris and Tom Style

Training 101: Shovel bike out of the snow. This seems like a good day to talk about the extensive training Tom and I are factoring into our upcoming Italy bike tour. As you [...]

By |2018-05-29T04:26:03+00:00April 19, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Cycling, Europe, Italy, Packing Tips, Travel Tips|Tags: , |6 Comments

Planning Your First Europe Bike Tour

Photo by BikeTours.com The responses we get to our travels tell us a lot about what’s trending in the minds of senior travelers: what parts of the world they want to visit and [...]

By |2018-05-12T01:22:56+00:00February 27, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Cycling, Europe, France, Italy, Travel Tips|Tags: |17 Comments

Our First Bicycle Tour: Brittany Backroads

Cycling Brittany backroads includes many pastoral views like this. Note: In May, we took a week-long bicycling trip around the northern part of Brittany, France. We’d never done anything like this before; our [...]