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bike shoes
May
17

Happy feet make for happy cycling

There are a few sports you can do barefoot, but bike touring isn’t one of them. Comfortable, well-fitted footwear along with pedals that fit…

Woman on a bike tour standing alone in bicycling wardrobe and helmet on a bridge
Apr
06

Don't have a travel companion for a bike tour? Don't let that stop you!

If you are new to WomanTours and are considering coming on a bike tour by yourself, there’s one thing we want you to know: You won’t be…

Bike Tour Guide Denise Purdue and her granddaughter Journey at Glacier National Park
Mar
16

A Bike Tour is Born

“Hey, that would be a great bike tour.” We hear that a lot at WomanTours. From our guests, our guides, our office staff, and our friends…

cat laying near a book
Feb
15

A love story on two wheels

Happy Valentine's Day! What, you say, I’m late? How did the holiday of love slip me by? Oh yeah, I got sucked into a really romantic book, and…

Grant Petersen’s “Just Ride: A Radically Practical Guide to Riding Your Bike”
Jan
24

A biking philosophy for the rest of us

Sometimes you meet up with a piece of writing that articulates a philosophy you’ve lived but never been able to formally express. And when you…

levels of difficulty for a bike tour
Dec
20

So, exactly how hard is that bike tour?

Ideally, we think a bike tour should make you feel physically invigorated, if not a bit challenged. Yes, you should be tired at the end of the day,…