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…

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…

6 Reasons to choose Portugal

1 – Lisbon Lisbon has the history, the culture and the modernity as few world capitals do. The light sparkles in each of its streets, and the São Jorge castle and many of its scenic viewpoints command unique sightings, bringing together the urban development with the river and its bridges. The Padrão dos Descobrimentos and…

5 tips for Buying a Bike

Physical exercise and leisure are two of the most important aspects of our life, and still, we don’t always look forward to do them. Either because we’re short on time, or lacking in willpower, or when the weather’s not so good. Or, simply, because we made a wrong choice of exercise materials, and the lack…

5 Tips for your first Bike Tour

In all our years of experience, we’ve come to acknowledge that some of our first time clients are afraid they can’t do a biking tour. With them in mind, we’ve come up with some tips to help them not only finish the tour, but above all, to enjoy it. 1 – Trust yourself Self-trust is…

Tips for bike tour clothing

Clothing is a fundamental element for your comfort during a bike tour. Bike maintenance, as we mentioned in Tips for Bicycle Maintenance, is paramount, but so is choosing the right outfit, as it can make your ride much more comfortable. Summer When it’s hot outside, your equipment should keep you cool. Cycling shorts and jersey…