Learn How to Prepare for a Tour with our new Series
Introducing How to Prepare – our 8-part online series designed to get you ready for your cycling adventure with us. This is a deep dive into all aspects of choosing and preparing for a long distance cycling tour.
Topics We Cover
- Choosing a tour
- Selecting the right bike
- Getting travel insurance
- How to apply for travel visas
- What to pack
- Bike handling skills
- And much more…
“There are psychological benefits to planning activities in the future, especially travel,… Future-oriented thinking is equated with proactive coping, a means of reducing stress through detailed planning, such as learning which flights to book to avoid layovers, and gathering the resources — including time and money — to make it happen… The pandemic, too, may have shown travelers that what they thought they could always do — namely, see the world — isn’t such a certainty” from Longer, Slower, Farther: Savoring the Prospects of Future Travel, New York Times
We see this time, when COVID-19 still controls much of our movement and travel choices, as a great opportunity to commit yourself to planning and preparing for your first cycling adventure with us. Over the next few months we will be highlighting each component of the 8-part series in our newsletter (subscribe here). But if you want to dive in and start right now, click here to review the series in full.
Please leave a comment or question below any of the blogs or videos. We have tried to be thorough but there is always more to learn, so let us know what you think we missed or suggest any other topics you would like us to cover.
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An 8 part series to get you ready for your first TDA tour. Click here to read more.