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.
Our Clients Say…
One of the best meals of my life
I went on a week-long cycling trip in Provance and the French Alps using 44-5 as tour guides – a long trek from California where I live. The trip had been arranged by my friends, so I went in excited but uncertain. It turns out Jerry and John were fantastic – the trip way exceeded… Read more “One of the best meals of my life”
I was 60 just over 2 weeks ago and my birthday present to myself was to attempt a Ventoux Triple and with John and gerry’s help that’s what I did. The whole experience has been an adventure of epic proportions. It has been enormously enriched not only by John and Gerry’s infinite patience, their valuable… Read more “Ventoux Triple”
We had a fabulous time in Girona….as usual, you both made it so easy, enjoyable and relaxing. Thank you!!!
See more of what our clients have to say in each of the tour pages