HighRoad Tours

Full Service – 8 days, 7 nights

BreakAway Tours

Semi-independent – 2 or more days

Sportive Tours

Support and training packages

Day Rides

Solutions for time-crunched cyclists

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.

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Our Clients Say…

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

Really Fun Day

John was friendly, knowledgeable and a pleasure to ride with. He picked us up on time at our hotel and was completely flexible as to our pace. He showed us some off-the-beaten-track roads and took us to a little local lunch spot we never would’ve found on our own. Whether you want to ride fast… Read more “Really Fun Day”

Amy - NYC

Best Tour Company

I have been riding with John and Gerry, the co owners of 44|5 Cycling Tours, since 2014. Since then I have been back to France every year to ride with them. I have done their tours in the Cevennes Mountains, the Alps, and the Pyrenees. I have done their Provence Breakaways and Ventoux Breakaways. I… Read more “Best Tour Company”

Rich - California

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