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PHOTO GALLERY​

Our gallery is filled with just a few of the photos taken by us whilst on tour.  Each of our guests receives a USB containing hundreds of photos taken as a keep sake of their cycling holiday with us.  The gallery is a work in progress with more to come from this coming year as well as years previous so come back again soon!


TOURS OF 2018 

LAP OF THE MAP OF TASMANIA

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The waterfront in Devonport after coffee at Harbour Master Cafe
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Ride up to Mount Wellington summit in Hobart
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Cradle Mountain to Sheffield for coffee
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Dove Lake for a walk at Cradle Mt
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A drink on the deck of our hotel in Strahan
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Riding through heritage rainforest on the West Coast
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Richmond Bridge after lunch and a walk around the village
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St Helens to Swansea for lunch at Devil's Corner Winery

GIRO D'ITALIA

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On the summit of Passo Stelvio with Michael Matthews & Wilco Kelderman
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Pick up in Venice for the transfer to the Dolomites
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Riding up the main street of Corvara
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Some fans of our kangaroo at the stage in Sappada
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Husband and wife moment on the Passo Campolongo
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At the stage on Monte Zoncolan
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Our standard funny photo. The camera is this way Michael!
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Henk sharing some memories of the riders honoured in the Ghisallo chapel on Lake Como
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Kerry taking in the magnificence of the Stelvio in all her Spring glory
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Bro Moment on the Mortirolo with Michael and Ben
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Henk feeling the pinch in the Dolomites
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Dinner on Lake Como at our hotel

GRANDE ITALIA
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Picking up the group from the Milan airport hotel
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Some happy faces on the Ghisallo climb
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Everyone smiling on the summit of the Mortirolo
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JP giving the boys a push on the Passo Giau
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Photo stop in Lecco on our ride toward the Alps
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Shane almost to the top of the Wall of Sormano
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The Kadina boys taking it easy on the Stelvio as we ride to Merano
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One of our amazing dinner venues on a working farm in the Dolomites
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The ladies looking amazing out of their cycling gear for the farewell dinner on Lake Garda
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Husband and wife moment on the Passo Giau
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The unpredictable Gavia Pass
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Diiner at the restaurant at our hotel on Lake Como

ALPES TOUR DE FRANCE

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Ride brief in the Maurienne Valley
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The boys arriving at the summit of the Col de la Madeleine
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Alpe d'Huez a few days before the Tour de France
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Alpe d'Huez summit shot
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Col de la Croix de fer before we head to the Glandon
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Matt and Rick on the Glandon
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Henk and a few of the boys on the Lautaret on our way to the Galibier
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From the Maurienne Valley over the Galibier to our home base in Bourg. Big effort boys!
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Tour de France day on Alpe d'Huez
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Waiting for the peloton to arrive on Bend 17
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More of the fun on Alpe d'Huez
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Watching one of the stages with a beer or two in town after the ride
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Some great efforts disguises the grimaces as a smile!
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4 time Velo Tours veteran Lethal ticking off a bucket list climb in the Alpes
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Early days....
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Loved this climb. Next, Galibier then 40km downhill!

RIDE PYRENEES TOUR DE FRANCE

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Getting ready to ride in the backyard of the villa
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Col du Portillon on our way over to Spain for a coffee
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Dave at the pointy end of the Col de Portet during our Stage 17 Tour de France ride over 65km from Luchon to the Portet.
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The Col de Mente after the Col de Portet d'Aspet
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The stunningly beautiful Superbagneres
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Everyone stopping to regroup and refuel before tackling the double Aspet and Mente
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The Motley Crew after a great ride, some lunch at the top
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The valley ride to Saint Bertrand de Commiges for coffee
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Everyone loving the sunshine, the villages and quiet road of the Pyrenees
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80km in the legs but the scenery is so good you just don't notice!
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My favourite, early of a morning, the Col du Peyresourde. Hard pushed to find a prettier pass
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Another shot of the Peyresourde on the approach to the last switchback
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Paul looking chuffed on the Tourmalet
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Some of the boys having a chat on their way to the summit of the Aspin
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Daryl's new friend on the Aubisque, until he tried to keep her out of the support van!
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Sitting behind a couple of the boys as they make their way through the misty tunnel on the Aubisque

FISHER AVENUE BOYS, BESPOKE FRANCE TOUR 

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Cassertelli monument on the Portet d'Aspet
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Tim doing his turn on the way back up the Barousse Valley
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More from the Pyrenees on another stunning morning
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The support staff hard at work looking after the boys on the Tourmalet
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On the Portillon on the way back to Luchon from Spain
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Not a bad view to go with the coffee on the Lautaret
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The ultimate bucket list climb, Mont Ventoux
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Climbing out of the forest on Ventoux from Bedoin
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With great effort comes great reward, the descent off Ventoux!
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First to the top of the Madeleine! Great ride Matt in very hot conditions
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The Lautaret out of Bourg on the way to the Galibier
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The Galibier done and dusted
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From our hotel in Argeles-Gazost the boys ticked off another couple of great cols, the Soulor and Aubisque
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From the Pyrenees to the Alpes via Ventoux. Awesome trip for the boys' 50th birthdays
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What a backdrop the Alps provides
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Just as important as the great riding is the great food

3 COUNTRIES ROULEUR TOUR, BESPOKE TOUR ACROSS SPAIN, ANDORRA AND FRANCE

UPDATING NOW.....


TOURS OF 2017 

RIDE PYRENEES TOUR DE FRANCE

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Saint Bertrand de Comminge Cathedral
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Port de Bales
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Food stop on Port de Bales
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Barousse Valley ride
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Summit of Col de Mente
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Our foggy ride up the Col d'Aspin
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Meeting the locals at lunch!
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Big day - 3 Categorie 1 climbs!
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Dave and Rene on the second climb of the day. Looking good boys!
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Love the Pyrenees with all the green valleys and stone walls
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A view of our first coffee stop on the days' ride
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Geoff on the Mente with a view of the switchbacks behind him
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Ride brief before heading out of Luchon
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Pretty Arreau
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Henk Vogels all good to go Kerry!
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The Doyle brothers considering what mischief they can get up to next!
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Pre dinner activities in the garden with Henk and our fathers-to-be!
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Dinner at one of our favourite restaurants
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Roadside TDF fun on the Peyresourde
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Some of the girls into the bubbly instead of the beer!
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The fun and atmosphere of le Tour de France brings out the kid in all of us!
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Henry, Rene and Vanessa getting in on the fun!
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Catching all the booty being thrown from the cars
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Kerry, Henk, Dave and Rene getting ready for the riders to arrive
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A photo with the Pompiers who helped set up our tent
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More caravan fun
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Froomie and Aru after they overcooked the corner right in front of us!
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14 km to the finish
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Col de Peyresourde on the way to the tent on TDF day
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RV central on the Peyresourde switchbacks
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The lads taking a ride to the top before the peloton arrives
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A view from the top
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One of our favourites, the Superbagneres
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Team support all the way!
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When entering Spain, stop for a photo!
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Heading to the Col du Portillon via Spain

ALPES VENTOUX TOUR DE FRANCE

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Morning ride brief before we hit the road
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Alpe d'Huez early in the ride
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Ben is a happy man - almost to the top of Huez
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Distracting backdrop to keep Aaron pleasantly occupied
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Summit photo of the happy campers!
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Cafe au lait and croissant before we head onto the next climb
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Col de Sarenne regroup
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Anthony and Al loving the descent off Les 2 Alpes
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Recovery soak and a beer in the river just a few metres from home base
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Turning right toward Allemond Kerry?
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A few of the guys and gals heading up the Glandon
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Col de la Croix de fer
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The dam and the summit is in sight!
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Anthony and Bryce with just 4km to the summit of the Croix
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Croix and Glandon done, now to the Lacets
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Some of the girls at lunch in St Jean du Maurienne
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Photo stop on our Alpe d'Huez 2 ways ride
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Alpe d'Huez from the Confession
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What a great group of people, even the Richmond supporter!
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Tour de France at the base of the Ornon
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Tour de France caravan and the Vittel truck
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Catching some of the booty being thrown from the cars!
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Little Jimmy got to come out and join in the TDF fun today with Nonna in the background
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Front row seats for the peloton!
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Our Pizza and Salad night at home is always a hit
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No fancy dress code required for dinner on the deck
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Col du Galibier father and son team moment
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Col du Lautaret with Anne and Geoff leading the way
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Stage start in Briancon. What a backdrop!
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Getting up close to the stars at the sign on around the team buses
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Pete, Aaron, Rhys and Paul in the forest on Mont Ventoux
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Andrea is having too much fun riding down her hubby Adrian on the way up Ventoux!
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The Mont Ventoux moonscape the climb is so famous for
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A summit shot just for the ladies! Well done girls!
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Group achievement. Another bucket lister achieved!
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Now for the farewell party in Carcassonne

BRIGHT WEEKENDER

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Mount Hotham
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Mount Hotham
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Towonga Gap
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Mount Buffalo
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Mount Hotham summit
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Falls Creek
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Falls Creek
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Mount Buffalo

EAST COASTER TASMANIA 

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St Helens Esplanade
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Richmond, Tasmania
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East Coast, Tasmania
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Falmouth, Tasmania
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Devil's Corner Cellar Door
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Swansea,Tasmania
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Ironhouse Brewery
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Swansea,Tasmania


TOURS OF 2016



TOUR DE FRANCE PYRENEES
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The amazing Col du Tourmalet
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Genos, Pyrenees
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Superbagneres
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A Tour de France day on the Aspin
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Dinner in the garden with Robbie McEwen
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Superbagneres near the summit
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A photo at Casartelli's monument
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The penultimate Tourmalet
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A typical night at dinner in Luchon
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The switchbacks on the Col de Mente
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The support van in Arreau
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Tour de France caravan fun

TOUR DE FRANCE ALPES
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Col du Glandon and Col de la Croix de Fer
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Group photo on the summit
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Vanessa on the Col du Lautaret
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The time trial in Megeve
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Ride brief at the base of Les 2 Alpes
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Happy lads on Alpe d'Huez
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Mont Ventoux forest
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Mont Ventoux
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Col du Lautaret descent
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Mont Ventoux summit
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Col du Galibier
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Recovery dip in the Romanche river

TOURS OF 2015 (coming soon)


TOURS OF 2014

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First ride from home base in Bourg
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Jimmy looking happy near the top of the Galibier
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The crew in recovery in the river in Bourg
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Archie taking in the view on Alpe d'Huez
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Tour de France on Chamrousse
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Dinner at one of our favourite restaurants in Luchon
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Coming into the village of Huez
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Summit shot on the Col du Glandon before the bike was removed
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Sammy getting some love from the fans on the Port de Bales Tour de France stage day
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Husband and wife team Mike and Annie
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Jimmy and Tim looking happy as they tap along to the Col du Glandon.
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Some self amusement on the mountain while we wait for the peloton to come through
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Never a dull moment with the Kooks about!
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Tour caravan arrives!
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The wait is over. Tour de France action up close
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The Port de Bales traffic jam on the way home!
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Relaxing in the garden at home base in Luchon
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The Col de Peyresourde
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Collingwood supporters out and about in Bourg
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Stunning scenery in the Pyrenees
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Lunch in the garden after a ride
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Lunch on the pier before our cruise in Paris
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Everyone is in high spirits after 20 days together on tour
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Final day in Paris on a cruise down the Seine

TOURS OF 2013 (coming soon)