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Bicycle Adventure Blog

Find the Golden Ticket!

Posted by Francesca Loomis on May 01, 2015

For the month of May, Ciclismo Classico will be randomly placing five, $500 off golden tickets into our catalogs. Will you be the lucky winner? Request a catalog this month for a chance to win!

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Topics: Bike Tours

Climbing Tips for Intermediate to Advanced Tours

Posted by Francesca Loomis on April 17, 2015

Most cyclists new to European terrain tend to try to do the hills too fast and, as a result, get tired and/or discouraged before reaching the top. Finding your OWN pace and having the right attitude about hills is key. Ride the hill like it will last all day (in other words, don't be in a hurry for hills to end). Also, think about how great you will feel when you get to the top, how gorgeous the view will be, and the thrill of the downhill. 

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Topics: Bike Tours

Top 10 Reasons to Pedal with Ciclismo Classico

Posted by Francesca Loomis on April 13, 2015

New to Ciclismo Classico and considering an active adventure? We have over 25 years of experience bringing you the finest guided tours in Europe. Our years of experience coupled with superior customer service, world-class guides, and immersive activities bring you the best adventures in the bike tour industry.

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Topics: Bike Tours

Staff Picks: Marc Mastrolia

Posted by Francesca Loomis on April 06, 2015

Welcome to part 1 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. Marc started with Ciclismo in 2010. A self-described jack of all trades, he is our marketing manager, assisting with many different aspects of operations. 

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Topics: Bike Tours

Take an Award-Winning Tour

Posted by Francesca Loomis on March 26, 2015

With over 25 years of exceptional service in the active travel industry, our itineraries, guides and agency as a whole have been recognized by big names in the travel business. We are honored to receive awards for our dedication to our guests, and continue to strive to achieve success. For your next bicycle adventure, why not take an award-winning tour to see what all the hype is about?

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Topics: Bike Tours

Bike Tours Beyond Italy

Posted by Francesca Loomis on March 18, 2015

Ciclismo Classico is known as the Italian cycling tour operator. Many of our itineraries are modeled off of founder Lauren Hefferon's early years of exploring the many corners of Italy and discovering her Italian heritage. Since then, Ciclismo Classico has offered many tours all over the world, but Italy still remains our focus.

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Topics: Bike Tours, Travel Vision Journeys Photo Tours

Tips for Family Travel

Posted by Francesca Loomis on March 13, 2015

A well-traveled child grows into a worldly adult. Our family tours give you the chance to cycle, kayak or swim with your outdoor progenylong before they're ready to vanish with the keys to the family carto teach them a healthier way to get from place to place. Kids gain confidence through learning new skills and exploring a foreign culture in a positive environment.

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Topics: Bike Tours

Wine on Tuscany Green

Posted by Sandro Draghi on March 10, 2015

The Tuscany Green bike tour is approaching and I'm proud and eager to introduce you to my family and invite you into my home, Agriturismo Il Molinello (pictured above). Rides are mapped out, foods are still "in the ground" and growing slowly in the garden and... wine is sweetly resting in the cellar!

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Topics: Bike Tours

2015 Top Guide Tours

Posted by Francesca Loomis on March 06, 2015

This new Top Guide tour series is our way to celebrate what our multi-talented, super passionate and charismatic guides love and do best: design itineraries, share their love of cycling and deliver world class bicycle travel experience to every Ciclismo Classico guest.

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Topics: Bike Tours

Cast Away on an Island Getaway

Posted by Francesca Loomis on March 05, 2015

Our island escapes are the perfect way to experience un piccolo mondo (a small world). Zigzagging your way up and across the rugged interior of these tiny ancient worlds is like going back in time. No other tour company loves or has been pedaling islands for as long as we have-in fact, our expert and native guides are not only from these remarkable island getaways, they will put you in touch with their family and friends that live there!

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Topics: Bike Tours

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