The prestigious Tour de France is perhaps the most well-known annual multiple stage bicycle race in the world today. This 21 stage Grand Tour is held primarily in France, with passes through neighbouring countries occurring regularly. The respect of the Tour de France is largely tied to its rich history, one that stretches back over a century. The first race, organised in 1903, was originally developed to increase sales for the newspaper L’Auto – not quite the pedigree many would have imagined! The first Tour de France The editor for L’Auto, Henri D Desgrange, was the person responsible for the
Words by: Stuart O’Grady Our first GreenEdge Cycling tour was an incredible experience. Mitchelton-Scott was leading the Giro and had won numerous stages when we assembled just out of Treviso in the North East of Italy. Our group, over the next 10 days, were bubbling with excitement, like kids in a candy shop, we were about to embark on a once in a lifetime, cycling experience. We not only met the entire team, but we also ate dinner alongside the riders and were accompanied by team owner Gerry Ryan & General Manager Shayne Bannan. We had organised to stay in
The 2018 Flanders Classics is an amazing chance to experience Belgium, a country steeped in history and rich culture. One of the more significant cultural icons that Belgians enjoy so much is something quite unassuming – a drink already savoured by people all over the world: beer. Beer has developed such a complex history and is so revered in Belgium that in 2016 Belgian beer was added to UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list. What makes Belgian beer so unique? Belgian beer has become so well known around the world primarily because of the very unique styles that are
The Grand Depart Tour of the Tour De France represents more than simply being able to savour the beautiful sights of Western France. The base of Nantes means amazing food and wine of the region is readily available to those looking for a host of unique dishes. Traditionally being a port town, Nantes still benefits from its proximity to the water with bountiful seafood options complemented by the meats and vegetables typical to French cuisine. Local markets, such as the ever-popular Talensac market, allow for fresh produce to always be readily available for the bright and flavoursome local dishes. In
At Mummu Cycling, we’ve combined life’s two greatest pleasures: travelling and cycling. There’s no experience more unique than going on a cycling tour. Nothing else gives you the blissful joy of feeling the wind on your skin while breathing in the fresh air of the countryside — something that definitely cannot be said of sitting on a stuffy tour bus. If this sounds like what you’re looking for, then you’ve come to the right place.
You may have already crossed paths with us without even realising it! Mummu Cycling are the official tour operators of some of the most prestigious cycling events all around the world, and we offer all-inclusive tour packages that have everything you need taken care of, including meals and accommodation.
At Mummu Cycling, you will find us at the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia, the Tour Down Under and the Spring Classics as well — and these are just some of the cycling tours that we offer. Our cycling tour packages have all your needs covered, and provide you with an invaluable opportunity to connect with the top cyclists from all around the world. Truly gain the experience of a lifetime with a cycling tour from Mummu Cycling today!
If you’re in need of more information about our packages or wish to make an enquiry, please don’t hesitate to contact us. A member of the friendly team at Mummu Cycling will have an answer to your questions in no time!
All in all probably the best TDU i’ve had full stop. I thoroughly enjoyed the Mummu experience and glad to have been an active part of the team.
The Ride routes were awesome and very challenging. Many thanks & appreciation to Phil for his close support, enthusiasm & company – both on & off the road.
Accommodations exceeded my expectations, especially the restaurants.