Am I strong enough for the trip?
Randonnées are among the longest of our trips however our guides, soigneurs and mechanics will support every rider to go beyond their usual level of riding. Each individual Randonnée is rated for difficulty and the specific trip page will describe the amount of riding to help you decide if it’s right for you.
What kind of assistance can riders expect on the road?
When you’re riding you’ll always have at least one ride guide on the road with the group - on Randonnées there are industry leading guide-to-guest ratios. There will also be a mechanic with a full tool kit and spare parts not far away – usually in a support car behind the group. Your guides and mechanics will be able to help you out with ride food and drink, as well as local knowledge, first aid, a morale-boosting chat and – if necessary – a hand to push you up the hill if you’ve run out of energy. They’ll do everything they can to keep you and your bike on the road but, if for any reason you can’t make it to the end, they’ll always make sure there’s a seat in a vehicle so you get safely home.
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