Meet Your Guides
Gerry Patterson and John Helmkampf are your owner-guides. For nearly a decade Gerry and John have been hosting riders from all over the world to our little corner of it, 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.
Our Clients Say…
After 6 days of fantastic riding in the Pyrenees, we met up with 44-5 for their Provence Breakaway 3-day. Because the riding in Spain was so great, we were wondering how the riding in Provence would measure up. All three rides were great and two were really off the charts. The routes were insanely scenic–through… Read more “Consummate Pros”
Jim - California
Best Climb to Date
Best climb to date. Couldn’t wipe the smile off my face all the way up! The concept was simple – climb an Alp. We contacted the right people as the support and banter was amazing. Highly recommend anyone heading to France to look these guys up.
Samantha - Australia
My wife and I went on a group cycling weekend with 44-5 Cycling Tours in conjunction with the Freewheeling France website and blog. This included a warm-up ride followed the next day with a climb of the mighty Mont Ventoux. We hadn’t ridden road bikes prior to this trip and were understandably pretty nervous, but… Read more “Unforgettable Weekend”
Matthew - UK
See more of what our clients have to say in each of the tour pages