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August 7-14, 2021

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HighRoad Tours

Full Service – 8 days, 7 nights

Cyclist in the Dolomites

BreakAway Tours

Semi-independent – 2 or more days

Cyclists lounging in front of La Fabrica, Girona

Sportive Tours

Support and training packages

Cyslists posing Costa Daurada

Day Rides

Solutions for time-crunched cyclists

Cyclist eating grapes in Provence

Meet Your Guides

Gerry Patterson and John Helmkampf are your owner-guides. For over a decade Gerry and John have been hosting riders from all over the world to our little corner of Europe, building up a wealth of local knowledge and cycling industry expertise in the process. They love to meet new people and share the experiences that only cycling in incredible places can bring.

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Gerry Patterson, John Helmkampf

Our Clients Say…

Great Trip

Thanks John and Gerry for a great trip to Provence and helping me get up Mt Ventoux! Couldn’t have done it on my own and was nice to see you up the road on the ‘supported’ ride with a fresh bidon in hand.
Plus, 2 days of fantastic countryside to see and enjoy with… Read more “Great Trip”

Sean - Paris

Great Experience

Five of us just spent a fantastic 4 days doing a bike tour with John and Gerry in the Ventoux region. John and Gerry’s approach is professional, but also very relaxed and flexible – they have an impressive knowledge of the local area and adapt the rides to the needs of the group on the… Read more “Great Experience”

Richard - UK

Perfection in Touring

From the moment John and Gerry picked up our group in Grenoble and took us up to the Alps my wife and I knew that this cycling trip was going to be memorable. Both are exceptional guides and went the extra mile to satisfy our needs on and off the bike . Whether they were… Read more “Perfection in Touring”

Martin - California

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