Testimonials: Some Happy Riders Tales

Norway is fantastic and not to be underestimated. twowheeltours make it all the more enjoyable.

Grant

Haute Route Norway 2018 - Repeat Haute Route Alps 2012, Haute Route Pyrenees 2013, Haute Route Dolomites 2014, Haute Route Dolomites 2015 and Haute Route Rockies 2017

Truly memorable experience! Highly recommend #twowheeltours as everything is taken care of so all you need to do is ride your bike.

Wendy

Haute Route Norway 2018

The inaugural Haute Route Norway promised to be something special, and it was. Amazing scenery, excellent roads and great comraderie - this event had it all. Once again, twowheeltours provided excellent organisation and support to attend a Haute Route event. If you are contemplating doing a multiday event, do yourself a favour and join a TWT group.

Adrian 

Haute Route Norway 2018 - Repeat Haute Route Triple 2015, Haute Route Rockies 2017, Haute Route Dolomites 2017 and Ride Across Portugal 2018

TWT trips are the best group cycling adventures we have found. With the addition of a partners program for non-riders, there is something for everyone. WhatsApp was used for communications among the our diverse international group, I have found when the posts continue well after the event as they did after HR Norway, it is a sign everyone had a great time and enjoyed each other’s company. 

Stan

Haute Route Norway 2018 - Repeat Haute Route 2015 and Haute Route Triple 2017

Great trip, well organised with fantastic support from the twowheeltours team. Great people, fun days on the bike & fun dinners & company.

David

Haute Route Norway 2018 - Repeat Haute Route Alps 2013, Haute Route Triple 2015 & 2017, Haute Route Rockies 2017 & Ride Across Portugal 2018

No two ways about it- twowheeltours- is too good to pass up. Will and his staff are top notch. A professional physio and mechanic are employed to keep both you and your bike finely tuned and ready to ride. Great planning and reconnaissance ensures that routes are scenic and safe before the Haute, and during the Haute, you feel as though a personal sag is assigned to make sure you are in need of nothing. The hotel accommodations and restaurants were top notch, all is taken care of. Any and every expectation I had was exceeded.  

Stacey

Haute Route Norway 2018

Your personal attention and organizational skills made this trip memorable. We are still basking in the glow of accomplishment. twowheeltours is the most professional tour group that I have used in Europe. If you are looking for support and organization for a rigorous cycling trip, this is it! 

Tom

Haute Route Norway 2018

Would highly recommend twowheeltours.

Mike

HR Rockies 2018 - Repeat Italian Private Tour 2016

Once again Will Levy and his support team did a great job. Professional and well planned, with plenty of communication and options provided to the riders. So nice to have a mechanic looking after my bike, a masseur looking after my muscles, comfortable vehicles for transfers and having my luggage already in my room each afternoon. Really comforting to have Will in direct contact with the event organisers to convey late changes and being confident we are all being looked after, not getting late to start or lost on the route.

Ray

Ride Across Portugal 2018 - Repeat Haute Route Alps 2012, Dolomites 2014, Pyrenees 2015 & HR Rockies 2017

Amazing!!! Great experience on the Haute Route, even better with twowheeltours. Must do for the enthusiast cyclist.

Eddie

Haute Route Rockies 2018

Which was your favourite day out on the bike during Ride Across Portugal [RAP] and why?  Day 1 and Day 2 - some hard riding through some beautiful country (the descent through the UNESCO-listed Alto Douro Wine Region and their terraces were a particular highlight). Also really enjoyed the Sintra ride, pre-RAP, including the lunch at the glorious beachside cafe. Memorable!

 

Haute Route events are great, but if you want to try something different, Ride Across Portugal should be on your list. Like HR, it is very professionally run with superb support. And it boasts some stages that (lengthwise) would not look out of place on a HR itinerary. But, unlike the HR, it is very intimate. There's pretty much one official for each rider, and everyone stays at the same hotel, so its easy to quickly get to know everyone. And the food, wine and camaraderie are exceptional.

Adrian

Ride Across Portugal 2018 - Repeat Haute Route Triple 2015, HR Rockies 2017 & HR Dol 2017

Thanks for a great day and challenging ride. See you in Portugal!

Adrian 

Haute Route Training Ride - Camden March 2018

Will and Laurie, Thanks for a well organised day, and we enjoyed some previously unexperienced scenic ruralscape. Nice work.

Nick

Haute Route Training Ride - Camden March 2018

Hi Gents, just wanted to let you know I totally enjoyed the ride yesterday... nice to catch with some previous HRers, meet some new people and get out of Sydney on some new roads. Thanks once again for a great day out! Cheers

Simon

Haute Route Training Ride - Camden March 2018

My legs want to thank both you and Laurie for being amazing again today. The hurt was good hurt, descents were WICKED and the company created big salty crusty smiles.

Emma

Haute Route Training Ride - Camden March 2018

This was my third Rotorua mtb trip with Two Wheel Tours. The tour is so well organised from riding the The Redwoods, getting shuttles, to the different restaurants each night, you don't have to think about a thing. A true holiday shared with other like minded people. Thanks Will!

Virginia

Manly Cycles Rotorua MTB Tour November 2017 - Repeat Rotorua 2016 & 2015

Thanks again  for the great tour and for all the details that made such a difference (snacks and cold drinks at the end of the day, and all the assistance with our bikes) and of course, all of your encouragement.

Heather

Women's Only Rotorua MTB Tour November 2017

The PRD [Post Rotorua Depression] struggle is real. Epic trip!

Which was your favourite day out on the bike and why?  Day 3, 70 of the best kms on two wheels!

Justin

Manly Cycles Rotorua MTB Tour November 2017

Best meal of the trip?  Quality and quantity of food every night was great.

Anything else to add?  I was so excited to go on this tour that I was a bit worried it wouldn't live up to my expectations. I needn't have worried - it actually exceeded my expectations. We didn't need to think about a thing except riding our bikes! Everything was so well organized - the great hotel (pool and spa essential to the day's recovery!), private shuttles, snacks, choice of trails, dinners out and all round good vibes. Thank you for a fantastic week. Can't wait to do it again.

Karen

Women's Only Rotorua MTB Tour November 2017

As a returning customer all I can say is Will never disappoints. I can highly recommend twowheeltours, this time I had 4 friends join me.... From start to finish I felt well catered for and looked after. Best trip for girls who want to ride in a stress free environment.

Ruth

Women's Only Rotorua MTB Tour November 2017 - Repeat Rotorua 2015

Will is an amazing guide and organizer, the whole trip ran absolutely smoothly, with everything catered for you. The only thing you can be concerned about is whether or not you'll make it to the spa at the end of the day ! For the rest it's all set for you: breaky, the ride, lunch options, dinner... Real holidays where MTB is king. And Rotorua is the actually the paradise than everyones describes, you just need to see the trails to understand it. Thanks again Will for this magic trip.

Mat

Manly Cycles Rotorua MTB Tour November 2017

I would highly recommend this women's only mountain bike tour to Rotorua with Will Levy's twowheeltours. Will has perfected the art of tailoring and catering a tour that challenges and thrills in the beautiful Rotorua mountain bike park area. The accommodation, meals, technical support and guidance from Will plus last but not least, the trails were all excellent. I, and my biking mates, had the best time ever.

Maxine

Women's Rotorua MTB Tour November 2017

Well organised and great fun crew.

Dennis

Manly Cycles Rotorua MTB Tour November 2017 - Repeat Rotorua 2016

Amazing trip, was very well organised. I was still able to push myself and havie fun while going at my own pace. The trails varied from smooth simple and flowing tracks to steep technical single track that had great B lines if needed. I will definitely come back.

Marco

Manly Cycles Rotorua MTB Tour November 2017

Once wasn't enough so I had to come back for more with more friends. Prep work all done and I don't have to think about a thing...other than what to wear.

Christina

Manly Cycles Rotorua MTB Tour November 2017 - Repeat Rotorua 2016

This is just one final thank you for giving us such an awesome week -  it was so much fun.

Broni

Women's Rotorua MTB Tour November 2017

We really enjoyed our time in the Dolomites and going with twowheeltours makes it a lot more fun and pleasant.

Henry

Haute Route Dolomites 2017 - Repeat Haute Route Alps 2015

Many thanks Will, Laurie and staff. As a bit of a weekend weekend warrior, I was cooked four hours into a scorching Stage 1. Will scraped me off the side of the road, rehydrated me, dragged me up the next climb and got me to Pra Loup. This was the theme for the week. Superb meals, hotels and race support gave us every chance to excel. I went in hoping to avoid the sag wagon, but acheived much more. Smashing it now on the roads back home and looking forward to HR 2018.

Matt

Haute Route Alps 2017

This past year I've departed the world of three sports (triathlon) for one of only cycling. Coupled with the want to congratulate myself for staying alive for 30 years and needing to validate my solo sport modality beyond initialized by injury, I sought out what I thought sounded like the most grueling cycling race I could legally sign up for with no qualification process. I landed on the inaugural Haute Route Rockies as it had many quantifiable but not relatable to me, kilometers to pedal, hills to go ascend and descend, and added bonuses like gravel all at altitudes well above sea level. 
 
There were peaks and troughs in life and training in the lead up. Doubt, questions of privilege, balance, and even attendance were present in both. But I got there and to both to start line and finish line in the end. 
 
Having completed the race, the final total kilometers, elevation gained, percent grades, amount of gravel ridden, general ranking upon completion, whether I was prepared or not prepared, still don't have a relation to me. What I do know is that I decided not to stop although I just spotted, in the wild, my first momma bear and cub because I was in a timed section and working this valley as no other rider could. I'll remember the blank stare of a yellow-bellied marmot as I inched my way up Independence Pass, again not stopping because the end of the timed section couldn't be too much further. (The end was still about 40 minutes away and at my speed the Garmin had probably already auto-paused.) I'll remember the ABBA song bouncing around the canyon walls and in my head hours later that had been projected in the early morning from a team follow car that had long since passed. I'll remember deciphering what I assume is Polish because of the flag icon on the Haute Route race numbers in front of me for 'how is this girl still with us' as my bunch suddenly veered off and I continued on my own. Lastly, I'll remember calculating how long it would take for the next rider to find me, should a bear cross my path, upset I didn't respect the first bear sighting by at least coasting my bike and this new bear would set it right by knocking me from my bike as I climbed this endless gravel nightmare of a road towards yet another giant rock for what seemed like ages. I guesstimate about the time it took to read that sentence; the run-on was purposeful. 
 
I am thankful for completing what I set out to do. It took friends to place things into perspective and it took training rides arranged before what most consider a reasonable riding time many times over. I'm immensely thankful for a miscommunication that brought most riders half a day late to start of stage 7 in Colorado Springs because it gave our tour group a chance to decompress and visit the federal lockup where the likes of Timothy McVeigh had been detained. I say likes of because the US still practices capital punishment. That was a a lighthearted joke about American policies if you missed it.
 
Like most millennials, I've earned praise for just being present and participating, but I at least smiled despite obvious exertion when others could not. It was great, it was fabulous, you can make it a race to push yourself or a riding experience when you think you can't. I haven't solved anything or done anything unique, there will still be peaks and troughs, but I stuck to my guns and deservedly earned some grit. 
Kristin 
Haute Route Rockies 2017

As a three-time client, Will keeps raising the bar. The level of service and attention to detail is unbelievable and always makes for a memorable Haute Route experience.

Mark

Haute Route Alps 2017 - Repeat Haute Route Alps 2014 & Haute Route Rockies 2017

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