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”…

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 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…

Good nutrition before and after a workout

For the full enjoyment of a physical activity, its important that our body is ready for it. We covered hydration in our last article, so in this one we’ll talk about food. We must say there is no such thing as a right meal, there are only some good practices to look out for. Before…

What’s the best way to keep hydrated while working out?

We know hydration is important, but we’re not always sure of the best way to keep it. Too little of it makes your body complaint, too much can compromise your performance. Let us explain in detail the consequences of poor hydration, and some tips to keep in mind. Symptoms Working out demands constant hydration, though…

5 Myths About Bicycle Tours

With our bike tour experience, namely in the luxury segment, we took an article from USA Today and adapted it to our reality. Let’s check those myths!   1 – Bicycle Tours are always through mountain roads or complicated routes There are of course companies that develop mountain routes on uneven ground, with steep climbs…

Places to visit – the Pena National Palace

The Pena Palace, as most people know, is located in the town of Sintra, stands  on a huge rocky mountain, and was elected in 2007 as one of the 7 Wonders of Portugal. This distinction is validated by the majority of tourists who visit it, but most famously by Richard Strauss, the famous German composer…

4 Reasons to Choose a Luxury Bicycle Tour

Based on our experience over these past 4 years, here are the 4 main reasons to choose a Luxury Bicycle Tour: 1 – Bicycle Knowledge and Repair On a luxury bicycling tour, equipment is never a secondary factor. Care for all materials is doubled and replacement parts are readily available. A bike expert is never…