Category Archives: Cycling Tips

Bicycle Tours 101 – Easier Than You Think… And How They Work!

“This was one of the best vacations ever – and I am very well traveled. What made this bike tour special was a superb combination of great rides, great places to stay, amazing food and exceptional company. A bike tour … Continue reading

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How to ride hills and enjoy them!

Hills, mountains, passes, gaps, “the road to your house” (or whatever else one calls a road that climbs) often strike fear and anxiety in cyclists’ hearts and minds. This is especially true for new cyclists who often do anything they … Continue reading

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Time for some bicycle safety tips!

  Discovery Bicycle Tours takes bicycle safety very seriously. Safe bicycle riding is largely a matter of common sense. Following some relatively straight-forward rules for safety will help ensure that you are not the cause of any problems or accidents. … Continue reading

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Some Soothing Thoughts for a Sore Subject!

As a follow-up to our last post, we thought we would share with you all some of the tips we’ve learned over the years to make sure your ride is a comfortable one!  While out on a ride have you … Continue reading

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The Green Room

Ah, it’s late spring, and you’re out on the first long ride of the season. You’re drinking lots of water to stay properly hydrated, enjoying your ride on a quiet country road and….. Uh oh…… You have to pee !!! … Continue reading

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Leon Leonwood had many things figured out…

I just love to wander through LL Bean and was there recently checking out cycling gear. I noticed that they had a great information sheet which I felt was super complete to make sure I was ready to have a … Continue reading

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