Sardinian Experience
Emotion, to create a really unique journey
October 20th, 2014 by

Well, we have designed and created a tour, every small detail has been checked and it will definitely work. The uniqueness of the experience is the ultimate luxury. What can we add to transform our tour into an unique experience? What makes an unforgettable experience is the real knowledge and love for the region from […]

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Tuscany Dance
Creating a bike tour, part 4 – Add Emotion!
October 20th, 2014 by

The uniqueness of the experience is the ultimate luxury. What can we add to transform our tour into an unique experience? What makes an unforgettable experience is the real knowledge and love for the region from the one that design and (possibly) guides the tour. Knowledge refers not just to roads or places, but it […]

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Bike in Sardinia
Creating a bike tour, part 3 – Reliability
August 26th, 2014 by

Create a Manual, to get a reliable tour Once the tour has been designed, we need a document that helps us to repeat it using same standards, and allows the new tour leaders to guide it comfortably. That document is the manual book of the tour, that literally explains every single moment of the day. […]

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Sardinia by Bike
Creating a bike tour, part 2 – Planning and scouting
August 12th, 2014 by

After the first brainstorming about the concept, usually using a map to have an idea of stages and activities, then we can start to actually design the tour.   Desk planning This stage it’s an analysis of the area and possible routes at desk, using: Existing materials (guide books, web sites, tours of other tour […]

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Bike in Sardinia
Creating a bike tour, part 1 – Five useful suggestions
August 5th, 2014 by

Business is not the only reason behind the design of a new tour. Often there’s an intuition, an opportunity, even a dream. This is the first of a number of posts about the design of a bike tour: The concept, the planning, the creation of gps tracks, maps and road books, the tour manual. Define […]

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Bike Hotel
What is necessary to open a bike hotel, and, above all, is it worth it?
July 16th, 2014 by

Hotel administrators, agritourism and B&B owners are increasingly becoming interested in gaining specific markets, and cyclo-tourism is one of these. They ask themselves, and ask us, how they could reach as many cyclo-tourists as possible, making them choose their own structure. We are here to tell it to you! Position First of all, you would […]

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Cycling guides in Sardinia
The easy job of a cycling guide
June 23rd, 2014 by

People think that a Cycling tour leader is a nerd that just likes to ride his own bike. Let’s put this way, usually you need some more skills. Let’s have a look to some of them. 1- Inspiring motivator You are leading a group of Italians in Brittany, notoriously a place where it never rains, […]

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Trekking Bike
Does the perfect touring bike exist?
April 9th, 2014 by

A touring bike must be, most of all, comfortable, and for this reason steel frames are the best choice, also because they are the easiest-to-repair ones during long solitary journeys and in remote places. To whom can afford it, I advice to take a titanium frame, because it is almost as light as aluminum and […]

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Panorama Gallura e Sassarere
Advices for the Randonnée – Part 1
April 4th, 2014 by

Hi everybody, some friends of us are asking for some information on bike and equipment, clothing and alimentation for the Randonnée. A few days ago I wrote something in general about the training for our Randonnée; today I’ll go into detail by taking the cue from the excellent Manuale del giovane randonneur by Mauro Pansarelli and […]

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Bike group
FAQ on SGT Randonnée 2014
March 24th, 2014 by

What time is SGT Randonnée due to start? The SGT Randonnée is going to start as French randonneurs do, that is to say that you can begin your journey within a definite time interval, being it in this case from 6.00 AM to 8.30 AM, in max 10 persons groups. This is to avoid too […]

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