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…
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
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
Mad Men of Ventoux
Fanstastic ground support for the Club des Cingles Mont Ventoux Triple challenge for The Air Ambulance Service. Couldn’t have completed it without their assistance. Everything sorted for us from arrival at airport, nice hotel sourced, excellent ground support on the day which included nutritional and motivational support. Very helpful, friendly and fun!
Helen - UK
See more of what our clients have to say in each of the tour pages