Bike Tour Guide in Tuscany - Lucca Cycling Club

Guided Ride With Alison

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Are you coming to Lucca (or Florence) and want to go for an unforgettable bike ride... or two, or three or four... but you don't know where you're going?

Just ride with me — I live here and know these roads like the back of my hand.

From designing the perfect route to meeting you where you're staying, come discover the best of Tuscany under the care and guidance of a professional.

Consider me as your training partner, tour guide, or coach. Pop in your details (via add to bag form) and I'll take care of the rest.

Up for a challenge? Keen on rolling hills, glorious views, and cappuccinos to your heart's content? Maybe a selfie with the Leaning Tower of Pisa? Count me in.

There is no rider too slow, too fast, or too old. I'm here to let the good times roll.

To step it up a notch and put some real skin in the game, a quintessential Italian city is your destination. I'm your dedicated domestique. Your trusty teammate. Your guiding light.

If the pandemic has taught us anything, it's that nobody's going to live your dreams for you. For more information about my point-to-point rides, click here.

1 person €260 €440
2 people €140 each €230 each
3 people €100 each €160 each
4 people €80 each €125 each
5 people €70 each €105 each

Prices exclude travel insurance, bike rentals, and lunch stops. Bars, gels and tips included.

If you need to cancel, we refund 50% of the booking value up to 14 days before the ride date. Should you cancel within 14 days of the ride date, the entire booking will be non-refundable.

Please take a few minutes to review our cancellation policies and strong recommendation for travel insurance by clicking here.

For answers to your top questions and to contact me, click here.

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Guided Ride With Alison

Please include info such as date(s), rider names, distance/elevation (+ how many kms you ride per year) and if you'd like to stop for coffee/lunch. (We prefer all details here rather than separately over email.)
(To arrange a meeting point convenient for you.)
We'll let you know if a similar ride request comes in. If you accept, you'll pay the per person rate and we'll refund the difference to your credit card.

Peak season Guided Rides fill months in advance. If your desired dates aren't available, we'll refund your credit card in full.

We take our job as Top Guide to heart, and our clients agree it's well worth it.

Cycling Tips

She became my first cycling coach when I turned professional and has continued to guide, encourage, and challenge me throughout my career.

Newbie

As a #newbie, it was an absolute privilege to take on cycling in the Italian country side with Alison.

Guided Tour

Is Alison a guide or a coach? Hard to say — I honestly think we got 2 for 1!

Guided Tour

My guided ride with Alison in the hills around Lucca was the most fun I've ever had on a bike!

Training Partner

I practically got a training camp and a guided tour!

Florence

Alison’s love of cycling and Italy is truly inspiring for both the somewhat new to cycling and the lifetime aficionado.

Cycling Tips

I had an amazing ride!

Training Partner

It was a perfect day.

Tour Guide

Riding with Alison is a gift.

Newbie

I had never ridden on a road bike before, but Alison was an incredible coach providing me with the best tips and tricks and within the first few kilometers, I felt very comfortable and confident on the road.

Guided Tour

She immediately put my fears to rest and led me through parts of the landscape that I would have surely missed left to my own resources.

Lucca to Siena

At the risk of hyperbole, riding from Lucca to Siena is a transcendent experience.

Guided Tour

It was worth every penny.

Guided Tour

After our last trip, I was so inspired by her that I took up cycling and have been training every day since.

Guided Tour

Where could I soak up the sun as I sit in a piazza for an espresso and also challenge myself on mountain climbs with beautiful ocean vista descents?

Training Partner

It was my first time in Tuscany, and I wanted to see all the beautiful scenery around as well as having some good training days.

Florence

After getting home, I found myself shopping for – and buying – a new road bike.

Guided Tour

Humbled, appreciative, and unforgettable cycling in Lucca/Tuscany.

Guided Tour

The decision to ride your bike through the hills of Tuscany is easy, but it can go downhill quickly if you're not with the right guide. Alison is that right guide!

Cycling Tips

After riding with Alison, I learned the technique to descend in control, take my time on the corners, and ride with confidence.