Master cycling uphill

It’s normal to fear climbs because of how tired we think we’ll feel and the fear that we may not be able to keep up with the others. But there’s a solution to that. Here are 5 tips that’ll help you to cruise uphill without stealing the energy you’ll need for the rest of the…

3 Curious Facts about The St James Way

One of the tours we present for 2017 is Biking The St James Way, which starts in Oporto. We therefore decided to share with you 3 curiosities about one of the , religious and leisure destinations in the world. 1 – It’s not just one route, but several Aragon, French, Sanabrés, Primitive and the Northern…

Choose a healthy lifestyle

We spend most of our time taking care of our daily responsibilities, but it’s important not to forget about our well-being, and with small changes to our habits we can achieve a much healthier and satisfactory lifestyle for ourselves. Here are some habit tips you can include in your bucket list for next year. 1…

5 First Aid Tips for Cyclists

No matter how much experience you have in cycling, accidents can happen to us or to someone we’re cycling with. So it’s good to have some first aid basic notions, so we know what to do while waiting for professional help. First and foremost, it’s important to isolate the area and immobilize the cyclist until…

5 tips for a self-guided tour

When we accumulate some bike touring experience,  the idea of going on a tour by ourselves is surely appealing, without the need for guides, just looking for new landscapes, trails and mythic roads. Still, there are some points we should look out for, and that’s what this article is about. 1 – Bike choice If…

3 Reasons for a biking holiday!

Holidays made on a bike, whatever the time of year, have a special charm that’s hard to explain. Being around nature, breathing the fresh air and the feeling of happiness when going through less obvious trails, trying new and different things, just really enjoying the moment. People who do it regularly understand. If you haven’t…

Sara Bodowsky’s experience in “The Alentejo Vineyards Colours”

RBS Group’s journalist Sara Bodowsky came for a luxury bike tour with us in Alentejo last September, and now writes all about her experience. Passing through emblematic places in the region, like Évora, Beja or Monsaraz, the “feeling of crossing the sunny fields of the south of Portugal with the wind blowing in the face”…

Do you know how to adjust your saddle?

It’s an awesome feeling when you sit on your bike to do your favourite sport and your saddle is perfectly adjusted! But how exactly do you achieve that? That’s what you’re about to find out in this article. Firstly, here are the two major warnings that your saddle isn’t adjusted just right for you. If…

7 tips for packing bags

The holidays are some of the year’s most coveted moments, so you should reduce all stress related to them. It’s important to know how to plan and organise your vacation, and how to pack your bags efficiently, without last minute “this doesn’t fit!” moments or baggage weight problems. Here are 7 fundamental tips to enjoy…

5 tips for long Bike Tours

Bike tours have different characteristics, mainly related to the type of terrain, but also to the distance ran. If you’re considering going in a longer bike tour, here’s 5 tips to make the best of it. 1 – Hydration A good hydration is of utmost importance so your body is in the best conditions throughout…