Taking A Wine Tour On A Bicycle

by James Brown - Date: 2006-11-30 - Word Count: 435 Share This!

While some people prefer a guided bus tour of wineries, or even hiking through the vineyards, most wineries are now offering guided bike tours of their vineyards. What a wonderful way to explore the vineyards! The following paragraphs will discuss different options many wineries are now offering that are associated with bicycle wine tours, as well as discuss how to choose the right size bicycle to rent for your tour.

There are many different options available that are associated with most vineyard tours on bicycles. One of the main options is how many days you'd like to tour.
Most often vineyards will offer single day bike tours, Multi day tours, group bike tours. There are normally options available to suit the desires of anyone wanting to take a wine tour of a popular wine vineyard.

Single day bike tours are very popular for beginning bicyclists. During single day wine tours by bicycle tend to be easy riding. They are often very casual, and include lunch features such as a wonderful picnic lunch, or lunch at the winery.

Multi day bicycle wine tours are often a little more complex. These tours are several days ranging to up to a week. Some are designed with a bike path from inn to inn, or from one side of the vineyard to the other. These guided tours are most popular among the more experienced bicyclist, as sometimes the bike path can be rugged!

Group tours of wineries by bicycle are extremely popular among families, co-workers, and groups of friends. Group tours are often discounted, and can be fun for everyone who actively participates. The cost of these tours often include lodging expenses, as well as the cost of some meals. You should check with the individual wineries before you make your purchase.

The best quality bicycle are offered by most vineyards for rental to those who wish to participate in a bike tour of the vineyard. This ensures the bicycle will be perfectly fit for the type of tour you choose. Rates will vary from winery to winery, so you should check the price list from several vineyards to get an idea of what your bike rental will cost.

As for sizing, that can be tricky. There are some general guidelines for each type of bicycle, but these can vary from vineyard to vineyard. If you are in between sizes, there are some tips you should remember. You should always choose the smaller bike, as it will give you more stand-over clearance. Also, you should try to remember that choosing the bigger bike will give your upper body more room between the saddle and the handlebars.

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