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Cycling Safety Guide

Posted by Francesca Loomis on July 28, 2015

On every Ciclismo Classico active tour your safety is our first priority. Please read through these guidelines in order to become familiar with rules for cyclists and ensure that you have a happy and healthy cycling trip!

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Topics: bike tour, safety, guide

Top 5 Harvest Tours

Posted by Francesca Loomis on July 24, 2015

The grape harvest, or vendemmia, is an important and deeply-rooted Italian cultural tradition where local producers begin harvesting the fruit of their labor. It is an evocative time to travel to Italy; hillsides are cloaked in ready-to-pick grapes, and a fragrance of fermenting wine permeates the air as you cycle along quiet country roads.

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Topics: harvest, vino, wine, bike tour, Italy, brunello, truffle, grapes, vineyard, agriturismo, tuscany, puglia, sicily, piedmont, chianti, olive oil, olive, slow food

What is a Confirmed Tour?

Posted by Francesca Loomis on July 09, 2015

In 2015 we introduced a list of confirmed tours, and this year we've decided to bring them back! But, what is a confirmed - or guaranteed - tour? At Ciclismo Classico, we emphasize the group size of a tour to maximize every guests enjoyment and support.

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Topics: Bike Tours

What is an Agriturismo?

Posted by Francesca Loomis on June 25, 2015

Have you seen or heard word agriturismo pop up in coversations? Are you looking for an authentic Italian experience? We're here to answer your questions about agriturismo's {agree-tour-ismo} and offer some insight into this unique and highly-valued style of Italian vacationing.

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Topics: Bike Tours, wine, agriturismo, tuscany, slow food, family

Fall Guide Schedule

Posted by Francesca Loomis on June 19, 2015

What's the #1 reasons guest return year after year? Our guides, of course! Many of you have asked about our fall guide schedule, so without further adieu, here it is! Below is a list of our most popular departures and requests.

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Topics: Bike Tours

How To: Garmin Edge GPS

Posted by Henry Seamans on June 12, 2015

New this year are our Garmin Edge Touring GPS navigators! They are complimentary with all carbon fiber upgrades, or an additional $30 upon request with all other bikes. Intended to provide a hands-off navigating experience, giving you more time soak in your surroundings, pedal harder, and chat with friends, while spending less time fiddling with a map, the GPS is a must-have for those who want the most out of their ride!

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Topics: Bike Tours

Space Added to Bike Across Belgium!

Posted by Francesca Loomis on June 09, 2015

There is nothing quite like biking through Belgium’s contrasting landscape of flatlands in Flanders and the rolling hills in French speaking Wallonia. Whether you're traveling solo or with your significant other, whether you like craft beer or a hearty meal, Belgium is a cyclist's dream with miles of bicycle paths that zig zag along romantic canals and wind their way between quaint towns, charming castles, outdoor cafés and incredible restaurants.

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Topics: Bike Tours

Staff Picks: Henry Seamans

Posted by Henry Seamans on May 29, 2015

Welcome to part 2 of our Staff Picks! Here we outline the tours our US staff members have been on, what they liked most, and tours they hope to go on. Henry joined Ciclismo in March of 2015 and while he has not done a tour yet, he is already learning a lot about the industry. One day he hopes to see all sides of this business, and who knows, maybe join a tour or two.

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Topics: Bike Tours

Bloomin' Metric - Come Say "Hi"!

Posted by Francesca Loomis on May 27, 2015

Ciclismo Classico will be attending and riding in the 38th annual Bloomin’ Metric on Sunday, May 31st, 2015. If you are planning to ride or are simply in the area, stop by our booth for special Ciclismo Classico bike tour offers! We will also be raffling off a camera. 

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Topics: Bike Tours

It's National Bike to Work Week!

Posted by Henry Seamans on May 11, 2015

National Bike to Work Week is this week and we want to make sure everyone considers the opportunity. For starters, there are a number of economic/environmental reasons to consider when deciding whether or not to ride your bike.

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Topics: Bike Tours

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