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…

Top-life Experience

In November 2016, I reserved a spot with 44-5 to ride Etape Du Tour 2017. Absolutely zero regrets and will recommend John and Gerry to all. If you want to be a number book with the many other companies out there. If you want a personalized first-class experience with owners who have deep knowledge, want… Read more “Top-life Experience”

Todd - Canada

Ladies’ Bike Tour

Highly recommend these guided tours…John was amazing and the best guide for even a gentle ladies ride! Knew the area well, showed us many highlights, brought us on the flattest regions (which we were very grateful for), and guided us safely through roads/vineyards and beautiful towns. Great company, views, stories and safe travels – we… Read more “Ladies’ Bike Tour”

Jenny - Canada

Excellent Trip

We had a group of 15 – 11 riders and 4 non-riders for a 10 day custom trip, climbing big hills, eating and enjoying the French ambiance of the area. We’re a “diverse” group, requiring significant adaptation, both before and during the trip. John and Gerry are patient and accommodating throughout, As a result, we… Read more “Excellent Trip”

Ken - USA

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