Testimonials

We will have great memories of the trip for a lifetime. I was thrilled with the entire trip.

Rhonda Gessow, CA. Mallorca 2015

Brad and I loved our Mallorca Ride Strong biking vacation. You, Laura and Renato did a fabulous job!

H Miller, Woodside CA. Mallorca 2015

We got home safely and now we are coming down from a “Mallorcan high”. That was a fabulous trip. Thanks for everything, especially the amazing biking. we truly enjoyed every day.

B Irvine, CA. Mallorca 2015

David, I thought it was a great trip! Thank you for all the good work.

N Gilhuly, Palo Alto CA. Mallorca 2015

“Great trip! I really appreciate your flexibility and all the research. I’ve been giving my sit bones a rest, but put up 3:15 on the Mt Evans hill climb five days after we returned!”

Peter K. and Sue K. (Aspen, CO)

“Julie, A thousand thanks to you, Kevin and Pat for the best cycling tour of our lives. It was a great trip on the island of Corsica! I never expected those climbs!”

Edward K. (New York)

“Thanks for a great Tour. Truly an experience of a lifetime. I loved each place we stayed at – they were charming and unique. And the food! I managed to gain weight even though I rode my butt off.”

Julie F. (Los Angeles, CA)

“Thank you for another fantastic trip! I am at the moment convinced that we have discovered Shangri-la in the Mediterranean Alps. We wouldn’t mind returning next year to cycle every road.”

Ed K. and Suzanne G. (New York, NY)

“Quite simply, the best vacation ever! Ready to start planning next year’s trip with the boys. Where do you recommend we ride?”

Peter M. (Jamaica)

“Great trip! I really appreciate your flexibility and all the research. I’ve been giving my sit bones a rest, but put up 3:15 on the Mt Evans hill climb five days after we returned!”

Peter and Sue K. (Aspen, CO)

“Our Mediterranean Alps vacation went beyond my wildest expectations. There was a wonder around every corner. Despite the daily challenges (when the cols got steep), the longer the riding, the better it all got. Thank you!”

Jack S. (New York)

“We had a fandango time again! What a great day on Plateau Beille with Levi’s family, that was one of the highlights. …Levi’s Mom took me to their van and made me a fresh baguette with brie and ham!”

Patrick S. (Seattle) TdF 2005, 2007

“We think about the Pyrenees Tour de France trip often and it almost seems like a dream it was so amazing. Thank you for everything!”

Lesley B. (N. Carolina)

“Thank you for an amazing trip to the Alps. The best day’s ride of my trip to France was the day I climbed Mont Ventoux with Julie.”

Lee D. (Santa Monica)

“Another fantastic trip. The hotels were spectacular and the rides just challenging enough. Looking forward to planning our trip with you next year!”

Strauss Z. (New York), Italy & Spain

“Thanks very much…a great trip to Girona! Excellent routing, hotels and food. It was an experience I’ll never forget!”

Jay H. (Philadelphia)

“The trip to the Giro could not have been more perfect. The hotels kept getting better and the food was amazing. Please tell Filippo he’s the best!”

Lesley & Tony G. (Encinitas)

“The most fun was riding the Cols ahead of the Tour riders, receiving cheers from spectators, sitting down with a Desperado beer, the carnival atmosphere and, lastly, falling in love twice with two gorgeous Irish gals.”

Bill S. (Mission Beach, CA)

“A WONDERFUL bike trip !!!! Thank you all for making it so very special! Here’s to us having had such a spectacular holiday together!”

Jean C. (Vancouver), Rioja & Basque

“The trip to ‘Le Tour’ was fantastic! Nothing compares to being right there on the Columbiere and Ventoux stages with the pros. The chateaus we stayed in were so awesome, especially at Lake Annecy.”

Gale B. (Loveland, CO)

“Thanks for such an amazing trip. I can’t wait to return and climb the Galibier from the other side!”

Chris H. (New Jersey)

“Thank you for creating and leading an outstanding memorable trip. Riding in the Dolomites and Alps was truly the most exciting cycling of my life.”

Charlie M. (New York, NY)- Dolomites

“I will be joining you in Europe again a lot next year!  Did a 40 mile ride today, record watt average – Italy totally changed my fitness!”

Gotham M. (New York), Spain, TdF & Dolomites

“I hoped this year would surpass last year’s fantastic tour and it has not disappointed – unbelievably beautiful! Thanks for everything!”

Casey C. (Ithaca), Pyrenees & Mediterranean Alps

“Fantastic trip! Thanks again for your attention to detail, your humor, your instruction, and your encouragement. Would love to take another trip with Ride Strong.”

Robert C. (Wisconsin), Dolomites & Italian Alps

“I never thought that I would see the Tour de France live. Thank you for making my dream come true! I don’t think people realize everything that you do to make the trip run so smoothly.”

Alex B. (California), Tour de France 2012

“You absolutely KILLED it on this trip.  I wouldn’t have changed a thing.  Thank you!”

David C. (La Jolla, CA), Italian Alps & Dolomites

“Thank you for an amazing trip!  I can’t imagine taking a vacation without the bike now.”

Haydee L. (New York), Mt. Ventoux

“Thanks again for such a wonderful trip.  Nice to hit the jackpot on the first cycling vacation to France.”

Don S. (Calgary), French Alps

“We are still reveling in our fantastic trip with you. Perfect combination of beautiful and challenging cycling with interesting routes and superb support.”

Greg A. (Palo Alto) Basque Country & Pyrenees 2013