Ireland Cycling

Ireland has some of the world’s most spectacular cycling routes. The legendary King Fisher Trail journeys through counties in the midlands  across the border to the north, while the Great Western Greenway is the Republic’s longest off-road cycling trail from Westport to Achill in County Mayo.

Trip Dates 2022:
April 6 – 14

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Coastal and Mountain Splendor

There is a lot to take in along the Wild Atlantic Way. The route stretches for over 2,500km, with 160 discovery points, 15 signature points, 26 islands to discover and 140 hidden gems! Not to worry though, you are not expected to cycle it all in one go. This self guided bicycle tour in Ireland will let you cycle along some of the most fantastic stretches of the Wild Atlantic Way. Cycle around peninsulas that overlook the sea, into majestic valley adorned with castle ruins, stone walls and sheep studded fields. Also visit one of the Aran islands and immerse yourself in the Gaelic culture, language, and traditions.

Why Ireland?

Three things make for a great bike trip: scenic rides, friendly locals, and good grub. Ireland’s jaw-dropping natural landscapes are legendary. The Irish people truly make Ireland special! As a visitor to their shores, you’ll experience their fun sense of humor and warm hospitality, especially by staying in B&Bs and smaller hotels.

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IRELAND TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

• Seamless travel: ticketing, transfers from Dublin and airport departure and visa assistance.
• Travel the length of Ireland’s remote canyons, small towns, rugged coastline, fire-red mesas, nature preserves, and cactus plains.
• Regal castles
• Culinary highlights of Ireland
• Comfortable top boutique hotels in each destination
• World-famous pub culture
• Ride as much or as little as you’d like.
• Trace Ireland’s historic small towns.
• Stay in Dublin
• Enjoy best weather of the year
• Stay on to enjoy ….
• Professional guides with stocked sag wagons.

Why Us

Ireland Experts with over 25 years organizing cycling trips

Why us? After crisscrossing the peninsula and other places in Mexico over the last few years, no one knows these roads better. Our journey travels the length of Baja, riding from Mexico’s up-and-coming culinary destination, Tijuana, into the bourgeoning Guadalupe wine region, through nature preserves of towering-cactus, palm-fringed oases, small rustic towns, historic missions, high-desert mesas, jagged coastal cliffs, marine national parks and rugged islands on the azure Sea of Cortez .

John Brady

John Brady

7-11 pro-team sprinter, Olympic rider, and top criterium racer on the US scene, John Brady is arriving from Dublin to lead the third year of our special pro edition Baja trip. During his career John raced in Mexico and later toured the country extensively. Riders on this trip can expect paceline riding, higher miles, pro tips and coaching, along with John’s colorful stories from his pro peleton days.

Trip Cost: $3,980

What’s Included

  • Pre-tour packet
  • Airport Transfers
  • Visa assistance
  • All accommodations
  • All transportation and entry fees
  • Snacks, bottled water, and sodas, all meals and other non-alcoholic beverages
  • Whiskey tasting
  • Bike assembly, disassembly, and daily maintenance
  • Velopura T-Shirt

Not included with trip:

  • Airfare
  • Rental bike (available below)
  • Single room (+$925)
  • Wine or other Alcoholic drinks
  • Customary guide and driver gratuities
  • Trip cancellation, travel, emergency medical insurance (recommend, please request information)

Rental Bicycle Option (+$350):
– 2019 Pinarello Prince Disc
– Experience the legendary ride quality in Baja on a Pinarello.
– Carbon T700 Asymmetric Frame
– Shimano Ultegra 11 speed gruppo & hydraulic disc brakes
– Available sizes: Sizes 46.5cm, 51.5cm, 54cm, 56cm, 59cm

 

 Contact us for more details at (415) 680-3788 or by email: veloasia@gmail.com

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