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10 Year Wedding Anniversary Cycling In The Czech Republic

There is quite literally nothing more rewarding for all of us here at Pure Adventures, than getting to be a part of our client’s most special occasions. Recently we received this note from Leisha Stelken, who booked a Czech Republic cycling tour with us to celebrate 10 amazing years of marriage with her husband. Along with some kind words about ... Read More »

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


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


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 »

Tasting Menu in Spain Gastronomic Bike Tour

Gastronomy in Spain

Our most popular cycling tour for 10 years has been our “Spain Gastronomic Bike Tour” and the abbreviated four night version of that trip.   As with most tours, we leave dinners out so people can explore a local restaurant or food offering on their own.  However, on this “Gastronomic” bike tour, where food is even part of the title ... Read More »

Pure Adventures Guests in Spain Experience Best in World Cuisine On Bicycle Trips through Catalonia

For Immediate Release Pure Adventures Guests in Spain Experience Best in World Cuisine On Bicycle Trips through Catalonia SCOTTSDALE, AZ, June 11, 2015 – Pioneers of self-guided cycling vacations, Pure Adventures (, arranges tours for bicycle-loving and food-driven clients from April through October in Spain’s Catalonia region. In combination with moderately challenging daily rides, guests experience gourmet dining on the company’s Spain – ... Read More »

Can’t Miss Dishes in Cinque Terre

We asked our local expert Giorgia for some insider tips to our hiking tour in Cinque Terre and she blew us away with all the good info that follows below.    What does she say about the hiking?  “All the hikes are quite easy and with  stunning views. While you walk you are surrounded by olives trees, terraces and gardens. ... Read More »

Bikes & Beer: cycle-touring picks in Austria and the Czech Republic

For travelling cyclists, Austria and the Czech Republic offer something for everyone. Austria’s bike-friendly Danube cycle path is paved and well marked, winding trails through the mountains offer a challenge to fit cyclists, the breathtaking architecture and scenery provides a memorable backdrop for tourists, and of course, beer to quench your thirst after a day in the saddle. If you’re ... Read More »

Exclusive review: El Celler de Can Roca

celler de can roca in spain

Pure Adventures self-guided cycling tours allow travelers the opportunity to experience a region’s cuisine and restaurants at their own pace and taste, unlike group tours that may choose dining options for you. With a culture rich in gastronomy and Spain offers unrivaled restaurant choices – and sometimes it is hard to know where to go! With local expert and Pure ... Read More »

French Holiday Delicacies

French Holiday Delicacies   When it comes to fine food and delectable cuisine, the French certainly know a thing or two.  From escargot to Coq au Vin to mouthwatering pastries and perfectly aged cheese, a trip to France is always a delicious gastronomical journey.  The holidays are no exception, as highly anticipated traditional dishes make their appearances at parties and ... Read More »

From brewpubs to burgers: Arizona’s best places to eat

After a day on the desert single track eating only trail mix, the occasional granola bar and lukewarm energy drinks, food is top of mind for all cyclists and hikers on our new Arizona tours. If it’s your first time visiting Pure Adventure’s home state, you’re in for a gastronomic treat – Arizona is just as well known for its ... Read More »