Customize Your Cycling Tour with the Private Tour Specialists

Our specialty - and our passion - is creating private bespoke cycling adventures in Italy. From cycling down tranquil bike paths past vineyards and orchards to testing yourself on the most challenging rides in the Dolomites, we’ve designed and led private tours for all types of groups and all levels of cyclists. Let us work with you to create your trip of a lifetime in Italy.




We are a two person team that is dedicated to the design and running of your tour. From your first contact, you will work directly with your guides and tour creators, Vernon McClure and Kathy Bechtel. Vernon is an expert on cycling in Italy, with over 20 years experience designing and leading tours in Italy, and named one of Italy’s Best Local Guides. Kathy is a trained chef, wine enthusiast, Certified Italian Wine Professional and food and wine blogger.


We 'll work together to learn your abilities, your interests, your preferences on accommodations and travel style, and create a tour tailor made for you - combining great days of cycling with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the amazing mix of culture, history, great food and wonderful wines that exemplify Italy.






How about:

  • Cycling through Italy’s most prestigious wine regions - from Tuscany to the Veneto to Piedmont
  • Culinary cycling tours exploring the regional cuisines of Italy, with the opportunity to cook alongside an Italian chef
  • The renowned climbs of Italy - Alps, Dolomites
  • A mixed activity tour, cycling and hiking
  • A week long cycling training camp
  • Villa based cycling tours






Not all private cycling tours are custom - they are most often a standard itinerary, run on the dates that you wish, for a premium price. Our custom private tours are designed just for your group, cost no more than other cycling tour companies standard scheduled tours, and can be run for groups as small as 4.



Vernon and Kathy will meet you on your arrival and will personally lead your tour - we don't outsource. We believe your tour deserves our personal attention. We've worked with you, know your travel goals, and can adapt your week as we go to meet the needs of all participants.








Does your group have a range of abilities? Not a problem, most of our groups do! We provide many options each day to keep all levels of cyclists happy. Click here to learn more about what types of routes we travel. Not all private cycling tours are custom - they are most often a standard itinerary, run on the dates that you wish, for a premium price.

To learn more about the many exciting possibilities for your tour, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., owner and your guide in Italy, to begin your customized Italian adventure!