UNFORGETTABLE CYCLING TRIPS TO TAKE THIS SUMMER.
events31 Jul 2017
Summer has arrived; and what better reason to dust off the cycling helmet and replace those worn out cycling socks. Get back in the saddle and experience the beautiful landscapes and exciting roads that our planet has to offer, all from just two wheels.
Whether you are searching for the cycling trip of a lifetime, or you're simply in need of a goal to work towards next year, look no further than Rapha Travel's cycling trips taking place this summer. Whichever trip you choose, enjoy the experience comfortably in the knowledge that you will be supported every pedal along the way with Rapha Travel's official support car, the new BMW 5 Series Touring.
The new BMW 5 Series Touring is the official Rapha Travel Support car for all cycling experiences
NORWAY | RAID NORWAY – RCC EDITION | 2-6 AUGUST
For those who thrive on riding off the beaten track – and who are also members of the Rapha Cycling Club – the Raid Norway cycle tour from Andalsnes to Oslo offers a truly unique adventure. During the four days, unforgiving weather, ascents to snow-capped peaks and descents that finish along the shorelines of endless fjords will be experienced. Raid Norway is not for the faint hearted; raids are best suited to the confident, athletic rider who has previously tackled tricky terrains.
FRANCE | CENT COLS CHALLENGE CEVENNES-ARDECHE | 12-24 AUGUST
Sizzling temperatures, breathtaking scenery and gentle gradients: the Cevennes-Ardeche Cent Cols Challenge is for the strongest and most experienced rider only. This 10-day cycling trip is located in one of France's most underrated and remote cycling destinations, covering stunning locations such as the volcanic Puy region and the historic town of Ales. Established by endurance rider Phil Deeker, Cent Cols Challenges push the boundaries of what's possible to achieve on a road bike.
FRANCE | ASCENT VENTOUX – LES CINGLES | 17-20 AUGUST
Looking for a reputable cycling accolade to have against your name? Become a member of Le club des Cingles by riding all three sides of the legendary Mont Ventoux – Bedoin, Malaucene and Sault – in just one day. Although a testing challenge, Ascents are suitable for all riders including road cycling novices, so long as plenty of training has been put in beforehand.
FRANCE | CENT COLS CHALLENGE EASTERN PYRENEES | 26 AUGUST - 7 SEPTEMBER
Testing both the body, mind and spirit in equal measures is the first of the Grand Finale tough triple. Starting at the northeastern city of Girona, cyclists will ride onto the mountains of Spain, Andorra and some undiscovered French cols. Highlights of this particular cycling trip include climbing the infamous Roccacorba and 'Montanya dels Angels', as well as having the chance to enjoy a thermal bath in the town centre of Ax-les-Thermes!
ITALY | BESPOKE – TURIN TO NICE | 26 AUGUST - 2 SEPTEMBER
Experience Turin to Nice with a Bespoke and supportive service from Rapha Travel, tailored perfectly to your preferences and cycling ability. Over the course of 6 days you and your private group will take in the classic Piedmont hilltop villages, cycle across the French borders and back to the fine Piedmont wines and cuisine, ending on the stunning French Riviera.
The new BMW 5 Series Touring provides a trusted source of support to Rapha Travel cyclists
Discover more about the newest member of the Rapha Travel Team, the BMW 5 Series Touring, here.
To learn more about the BMW and Rapha Travel partnership, as well as how you can be in with the chance of winning a cycling experience of a lifetime, click here.
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