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5 Ways To Train For Spain

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We’ve been booking cycling trips through Spain for over 20 years offering 10+ tours, and never get tired of clients reporting back on their adventures travelling the trails, sampling the food and wine and simply soaking in the history and charm felt everywhere in the region.   So, the question has been asked, how do you prepare, and even train ... Read More »

7 Ways To Stay Safe When City Cycling

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It’s awesome to see more and more folks ditching their gas guzzlers for bikes when commuting to work, and for general travel and exercise – lessening carbon foot prints, and avoiding that nasty rush hour traffic.YUCK!   However, travelling through the city on your bike doesn’t come without risks – just like driving, there are precautions you need to take. ... Read More »

5 Ways Cycling Effects Your Mind & Body

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We all know cycling can make us feel alive – working up a good sweat, feeling the wind, and exploring new routes. But specifically, how does cycling physically and mentally impact us? We scoured the internet and found the reasons why we feel the way we do when we bike!   Stronger Heart     Cycling gives your heart a ... Read More »

5 Energy Boosting Foods That’ll Turn You Into A SUPER CYCLIST!

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As if getting on your bike and going for a good ride didn’t already make you feel like a super hero, we scoured the internet to find the best 5 energy boosting foods to keep you hugging that road a little longer, and feeling energized while doing it!   What Is A Super Food?   There really is no scientific ... Read More »

5 Cycling Gear Must Haves That Won’t Break The Bank

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What do you think of when you think cycling? The obvious comes to mind – freedom,fun,exercise, and adventure. But maybe you’re also thinking “CHA CHING!”. Yes, like anything worth the investment, cycling has some initial costs like a good quality bike (of course). But where can you shave off some $$ without losing quality? We’ve compiled a short list of ... Read More »

Bike Luggage Charges: Worth Keeping Your Bike At Home?

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With cycling becoming more popular than ever, enthusiasts increasingly want to take their bicycles abroad for cycling holidays. As a cyclist, it’s worth knowing whether or not taking your own bicycle abroad is worth it. It can also help determine what airline to book with. At Pure Adventures we are so lucky to have bike rental connections all over the ... Read More »

New Tour: Italy – Matera to Sea Bike Tour

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The trip starts in Matera, a charming town located in the Basilicata region, a unique and ancient city built at the confluence of two small limestone valleys on the right slope of a ravine. Its Old Quarters have been a UNESCO world heritage since 1993, displaying a miracle or urban planning and thousands of years of history. The trip continues ... Read More »

5 Reasons To Add The Burgundy Gastronomy & Wine Bike Tour To Your Bucket List

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Burgundy is famous for its warm hospitality and inimitable knack for enjoying life. Rich in tradition, gastronomy, history and excellent wines. Even before Julius Caesar fought his decisive battles with the Gauls, people have been lured to this beautiful land of gently rolling landscapes, sleepy villages, rivers and canals. Burgundy is the old France, a land of culture, countryside, fine ... Read More »

6 Reasons Why Arizona Desert Biking Is What You Need RIGHT NOW.

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  Ok, so, you’ve totally had it with winter – right up to your frozen eyeballs. You need to escape, and fast! Would the Arizona desert be first on your biking vacation destination list? Probably not. But take our word for it, desert mountain biking has more to offer than you might realize. In fact,  in many ways the landscape alone is ... Read More »

Send a Video. Get a Jersey.

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Did you record your last Pure Adventures trip? Take any photos along the journey? If so, we want to know! We take great pride helping our clients plan and enjoy their Pure Adventures self-guided cycling trips. The only downside is that it keeps us in the office most of the time. This means that we absolutely love hearing your stories ... Read More »