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Posted in Featured Posts on February 7, 2023

Got Dirt?

Are you a lover of dirt? Prefer trails to pavement? Always looking to take the path less traveled? Here are some of our favorite Gravel & MTB Tours, guaranteed to satisfy your desire for dirt: CRESTED BUTTE SINGLETRACK MOUNTAIN BIKE Enjoy 5 days (or fewer) of camping and ... Continue Reading

Posted in Featured Posts on August 31, 2021

Solar Eclipse Tours in 2023 and 2024

We have planned several special solar eclipse bike tours in Utah and Texas to observe the October 14, 2023 Annular Solar Eclipse and the April 8, 2024 Total Solar Eclipse. What better place to be than on your bike to watch these amazing celestial events unfold?! Annular Solar ... Continue Reading

Posted in Featured Posts on May 25, 2020

Riding on Lizard Head Pass

Take a virtual ride with us along Lizard Head Pass in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado. Our Colorado Cols Bike Tour and San Juan Skyway Bike Tour all ride over our namesake pass. Continue Reading

Posted in Featured Posts on December 5, 2019

Why Santa Clause Should Be Riding A Bike

We are almost at Christmas already. For the past month we have been reminded, by the blaring P.A. systems in seemingly every shopping establishment, that Santa Claus is coming to town! Now, we love our big red jolly man, but we have been thinking, why isn’t he riding a bike ... Continue Reading

Posted in Featured Posts on November 3, 2019

The Back of Beyond Bike Tour Trip Report

Below is a trip report from a guest about their adventures on one of our most recent Moab and The Back of Beyond Bike Tour. We hope you enjoy this story as much as we do! ______________________________________________________ THE UN-OFFICIAL POLAND GROUP TRIP REPORT – M ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Featured Posts on December 7, 2017

Training for Your First MTB Tour: 5 Best Tips to I ...

By Amanda Wilks Before taking off for your first mountain bike tour across beautiful countryside or grueling mountain trials, chances are you’ll want to have your pedaling technique properly practiced. Knowing how to pedal is a simple task that can take years to master ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Featured Posts on October 26, 2017

9 Destinations That Will Make You a Better Cyclist ...

Are you looking for your next challenge? Tired of the same old cycling routes? It’s time to pack your bike and take a flight to one of these destinations. When it is all said and done you’ll come back both a stronger and smarter cyclist.   1. French Alps The Frenc ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Featured Posts on September 11, 2017

The Hayduke Trail with Chris Solomon on NPR

Listen to long-time Lizard Head Cycling Guides friend Chris Solomon talk about his week-long experience on our Hayduke Trail MTB Tour with Rick Steves on the NPR show Travel with Rick Steves. Chris joins Rick at around the 32 minute mark in the audio from the show which origi ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Featured Posts on September 4, 2017

A New Mexico Journal – Riding the Norte de N ...

Please enjoy this journal and first hand account of the tour from a guest on our recent New Mexico Bike Tour. I arrived at 3:15 in Albuquerque, New Mexico after an uneventful trip from Atlanta. Checked in, made a liquor store run and waited to meet my riding friends for supp ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Featured Posts on August 14, 2017

10 Things Cyclists Do That Normal People Don’t

If you’re a cycling enthusiast yourself (or you’re close to someone who is), you probably know they have a lot of unusual habits and quirks that “normal” people just don’t understand. Because cycling isn’t just a hobby, it’s more of a passion—even a way of lif ... Continue Reading

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