The Cuisine Of The Dordogne

Of all the regions we explore on our bike tours, probably the most distinctive cuisine is on our Dordogne tour. That doesn’t mean it’s necessarily the best food – that accolade probably goes to Umbria, or Tuscany, or possibly Provence. But the region which serves food which you don’t find anywhere else is the Dordogne…. Read more

What Does A Cycle Tour Company Do In February?

Today I’ve got a few jobs on, and I want to schedule a little bit of each. Hotels in Tuscany and Umbria Firstly, I’ve got to confirm a bunch of hotel bookings, mostly in Italy, both Tuscany and Umbria. Bespoke groups in Umbria and the Dordogne Then I’ve got a handful of email enquiries to… Read more

What to think of our anti-doping authorities?

Catching up with cycling news from the end of 2008 ( CyclingNews – great website with all the news of the professional race scene), I saw that Floyd Landis was planning to pursue legal proceedings in the USA. Having won the Tour de France in 2006, he was eventually stripped of his Yellow Jersey and… Read more