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Bicycle Touring

Bicycle touring is a great way to spend a weekend, a week's vacation, or more!  And the back-country roads, bike paths, and trails around New England offer some of the best places in the world for bike-touring.

To help you plan a trip, here's a select listing of bike-tour information available on the Internet:

General bike-touring information

Adventure Cycling Association.  National organization dedicated to bicycle travel, featuring a national network of bicycle-touring routes and organized trips. Landry's is a bike-shop member of Adventure Cycling.  Directory of bike routes throughout the USA and Canada, plus information about bike-touring safety, equipment, organized tours, and cycling events — including self-guided bike routes in New England.

Rubel BikeMaps.  Local bicycle maps of Massachusetts, with recommended road routes, mountain-biking, bike paths, bed & breakfasts and country inns, state park campgrounds, picnic areas, and more. These local bikemaps are available for sale at Landry's stores.

PHOTO:  Longtime Landry's co-owner Tom Henry and his wife Karen enjoyed bike-touring around Glacier National Park with Trek Travel.

Ride. Relax. Remember it forever.

Trek Travel features first-class cycling vacations in North America, Europe, and the world beyond — including the use of a top-quality Trek bike during your trip.

SPECIAL OFFER:  Purchase a new Trek bike at Landry's, and save up to $200 on a Trek Travel bike tour!  See details on our website.

Landry's is an affiliated Trek Travel dealer, and we also feature Trek bicycles in all our store locations.

Commercial bike tours and cycling vacations

Many private companies offer guided tours with a wide variety of adventures and experiences, including these New England-based companies:

Local, single-day bike tours — Massachusetts area

Cotuit Cycling Tours.  Bike tours of Cape Cod's most scenic villages and seaside routes.

Urban AdvenTours.  Guided bike tours around Boston, featuring Beacon Hill, Fenway Park, the Esplanade, MIT, Harvard Square, the North End, Back Bay, and the Charles River.

Multi-day bike tours — New England area

Bicycle Touring

Adventure Cycling.  Organized bike tours, with some choices in the New England area.

Back Country Excursions.  Off-road, mtn-biking adventures and vacations in Maine.

Berkshires to Boston Bicycle Tour.   Bicycle tour from the New York border to Boston for Hub on Wheels. Proceeds benefit MassBike.

BikeMaine.  Annual, week-long bicycle tour in Maine. Proceeds benefit Bicycle Coalition of Maine.

Bike New England.  Bicycle tours of the Massachusetts North Shore, the Berkshires, and more.  

Coastal Biking Vacations.  Cycling vacations that travel through coastal Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York. 

Cycle Blackstone.  Self-guided tours through the Blackstone River valley of Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Cycle Massachusetts.  Annual bicycle tour of Massachusetts, formerly called Mass BikePike Tour. Proceeds benefit MassBike.

Cycle New England.  Self-guided tours in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.

Great Freedom Adventures.  Bicycling vacations in New England and New York.

Inn-to-Inn (Vermont).  Self-guided road and mountain-bike tours in Vermont.

Maine Coast Bicycle Tours.  Bicycling vacations out of Bar Harbor, Maine.

New England Adventure Bicycle Tour.  50–60 miles per day, mostly in Vermont. Starts and ends in Brattleboro, Vermont.

New England Fall Foliage Classic.  Organized by America-by-Bicycle. Starts and ends in Portland, Maine.

"Peace of Mind Guaranteed" Bike Tours of Vermont.  Bicycling vacations in Vermont; mountain-bike tours also available.

Ride NoHo.  Day trips from Northampton, Mass.

River's Edge Cycling.  Bicycling trips in western New England.

Sojourn Bicycling & Active Vacations.  Bicycling vacations in North America. Company based in Charlotte, VT.

Summer Feet – Maine.  Bicycling trips in Maine. 

For additional local events, see Landry's Events Calendar.

Group Mountain Bike Tour Photo

Multi-day bike tours — USA, Canada, Europe, and more 
(offered by local New England-based companies)

America by Bicycle.  Long-distance tours across the USA.  Company based in Plaistow, NH.

Bike and the Like.  Recreational bicycling vacations on Cape Cod, Rhode Island, and more.

Bike Rides for Ordinary People – Europe.  Self-guided cycling vacations in the Burgundy region of France. Company based in Cambridge, Mass.

Bike Vermont Bicycle Tours.  Bicycling vacations in Vermont, Ireland, and Scotland. Company based in Woodstock, VT.

Ciclismo Classico.  Bicycling vacations in Italy, other European countries, and beyond. Company based in Arlington, Mass.

CrossRoads Cycling Adventures.  Long-distance tours across the USA. Company based in Newington, CT.

CycleVentoux.  Bike tours and cycling camps for avid and competitive cyclists in Provence, France. Company based in Barnard, VT. 

Destination Cycling.  Bicycle tours along the challenging routes of the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia races in Europe. Company based in Marblehead, Mass.

DuVine Adventures.  Bicycling vacations in France, Italy, Ireland, and other locations. Company based in Somerville, Mass.

Easy Rider Tours.  Bicycling vacations in Ireland, Portugal, Spain, the Canadian Maritimes, and New England. Company based in Newburyport, Mass.

Thomson Bike Tours.  Bicycling trips to the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia races. Company based in Guilford, CT.

VBT Bicycle Tours.  Bicycling vacations in New England, Canada, and Europe. Company based in Bristol, VT. 

Van Gogh Tours.  Bicycle tours in Holland, France, Italy, and Austria. Company based in Rochester, VT.

Your Cycling Italia.  Bicycle tours and training camp in northern Italy. Company based in Westborough, Mass. 

Multi-day bike tours for teenagers — New England area

AMC Teen Wilderness Adventures.  Summer mtn-bike camping trips for teens (ages 14-16) in New Hampshire. Organized by the Appalachian Mountain Club, based in Boston, Mass.

Apogee Adventures.  Summer bicycle-touring trips for 11–17 year-olds in New England and Canada. Company based in Freeport, Maine.

Kroka Adventures.  Week-long summer camp for mountain biking for boys and girls, ages 13–16. Company based in Marlow, NH.

Overland Adventures.  Bicycle touring adventures for boys and girls, ages 13–18. Company based in Williamstown, Mass.

Student Hosteling Program.  Bicycling trips for teenagers in the U.S. (including New England), Canada, and Europe; trips offered in July and August. Company based in Conway, Mass.

Teen Treks.  Bicycling trips for teenagers in the New England area.

10thGear/Venture Crew.  Summer bike tours for teenagers, both in New England and across the USA. Organization based in Whitinsville, Mass.

More bike-touring companies

For comprehensive listings of commercial bike-tour companies, including those based outside of New England, visit these sites:  Links for bike-tour operators in USA, Canada, Europe, and beyond.

Bicycle Tour Network.  Select listing of bicycle tours and events, mostly in USA.

    Landry's bicycle packing services

    For information on Landry's bike-packing service for our local customers traveling with bikes, see the Services section of our website.

    Touring Bikes at Landry's

    Touring bikes are built for traveling:  With a longer wheelbase and wider, all-purpose tires, these bikes are more comfortable for cruising longer distances. Add a rack and panniers, and you can carry all the stuff you need on your next bike getaway!

    Trek 920
    Trek 920 - 2018

    Don’t let the road tell you what to do When the pavement ends, 920 is just… [more]

      Specialized Sequoia
    Specialized Sequoia - 2018
    Product Rating
    5.0 stars
     (7 Reviews)

    A 100 years ago, there were no road bikes and touring bikes—there were… [more]

    Specialized Diverge Comp
    Specialized Diverge Comp - 2017
    $1,899.00 - $2,800.00

    No pavement? No problem. Specialized's Diverge Comp takes less-than-ideal… [more]

      Specialized AWOL
    Specialized AWOL - 2018

    Head for the ends of the earth on Specialized's AWOL. This tough-as-nails… [more]

    Specialized Diverge A1
    Specialized Diverge A1 - 2017
    $720.00 - $830.00

    One bike to rule all roads? Perhaps, but you'll never know until you throw… [more]

      Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon
    Specialized Diverge Comp Carbon - 2015
    $1,600.00 - $2,200.00

    No pavement? No problem. Specialized's Diverge Comp Carbon takes… [more]

    To request that we list your company or group here, contact us with details – including the website address for your organization. Please note that we list only local, New England-based bicycle tours and companies.





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