Covid-19 Update

SPECIAL RISK-FREE, FULLY REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT POLICY

In response to the uncertainty surrounding global travel during the Covid-19 outbreak, we have now updated our booking policy to ensure that all new bookings made on our 2020 or 2021 tours, including Tour de France tours will be risk-free and fully refundable in the event that the Tour de France does not run or clients are restricted in their travels.

NEW TOUR DE FRANCE 2020 DATES

We are excited to have been advised by the A.S.O. that this year’s Tour de France has been postponed to new dates, now beginning in Nice, Cote d’Azur on Saturday 29th August, concluding on the Champs-Elysées on Sunday 20th September 2020. The route for the Tour de France will not change and all cities and municipality have agreed on the updated dates in collaboration with the French Government.

In partnership with the A.S.O, our team has worked hard to reschedule our experiences to reflect the new event dates. Assuming the global pandemic is under control and the organisation and world health bodies deems it safe, we will be excited to deliver continued unique experiences.

As an official tour operator of the Tour de France, we are in constant correspondence with the A.S.O, and will have access to full support of the event in our delivery as well as being provided with timely updates if any further event-related decisions are made.

We are pleased to now have our new tour dates finalised for our 2020 experiences; from the Grand Depart in Nice, through to Paris. Each tour’s itinerary and activities will remain the same – just as epic as before!

View them, here.

POSTPONED EXPERIENCES

Due to the unprecedented effects the virus has had globally, we have postponed all tours through to the revised Tour de France dates; including Paris-Nice, the Spring Classics and the Giro d’Italia. In postponing, we have been proud to have offered our clients a full credit of 100% of their funds paid to any tour offered by Mummu Cycling up until 31 December 2021.

We are now optimistic and hopeful that we will go ahead with our planned experiences from the new August Tour de France dates, onwards. Revised Mummu Cycling tour dates will be updated accordingly, when the UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) confirm new updated race dates.

INCREASED HYGIENE 

Please be reassured that your health and safety on tour will be our highest priority. We have implemented increased hygiene protocols on all tours including; increased sanitisation of equipment and transport vehicles (inside and outside), sufficient supply of disposable gloves and hand sanitiser for each client, reduced food handling by our team, confirmation of strict hygiene levels at all venues accessed during each trip and reduced human contact through riding and bike handling.

PLANNING AHEAD TO BRIGHTER DAYS

The current times in lockdown ‘off tour’ have left us with plenty of time to plan our exciting adventures to come. We are proud to share that we now have our L’Étape Australia by Tour de France (November 2020) experiences and Cobbled Classics with Stuart O’Grady 2021 LIVE and on sale, with plenty more to come; including the UCI Road Worlds in Aigle, Switzerland late September. Watch this space!

 

MUMMU CYCLING LOCKDOWN ZONE

If you haven’t already, join our Facebook Lockdown Zone group; An interactive social group that has brought us together to share helpful tips, recommendations and general chat to keep us all smiling throughout challenging times!

MUMMU CYCLING / RGT CYCLING VIRTUAL RIDES

To make up for our much-missed group rides and tours, we’ve recently teamed up with RGT Cycling . The impressive virtual cycling app has the capability of taking you on a truly realistic journey over some of the sports most iconic ‘real’ roads. To add, they’re offering free premium memberships in response to Covid-19 for the foreseeable future!

We’ve been running a combination of ‘social’ rides, with the odd ‘challenge’ up an epic mountain pass thrown in the mix for our ‘April Ride Series‘ with RGT. In May, we’ll be bringing a virtual Giro inspired experience…stay tuned via our social media channels for details.

All rides are led by our team of ride guides and open to everyone. The more the merrier, so we encourage you to spread the word and get signed-up!

LOCKDOWN LIVE WITH STUEY O’GRADY + FRIENDS OF THE PRO PELOTON

Lockdown weekend’s have been rather busy for us and Stuart O’Grady as we’ve been running our ‘Lockdown Live with Stuey O’Grady + Friends of the Pro Peloton’ over on our Instagram channel.

The extra down time and absence of racing has left Stuey with more hours to catch up with ‘old mates of the peloton’ and chat all things ‘lockdown’, to missing the race days that ‘would’ve been’. In particular, the Spring Classics!

So far, we’ve had some very special guests join us for Lockdown Live with Stuey, including; the legendary Fabian Cancellara, the Lion of Flanders, Johan Museeuw, with Aussie cycling legend Simon Gerrans and former Tour de France winner, Andy Schleck to come.

Tune in, here.

 

Thank you for your understanding through these challenging times for everyone. Hope to see you back out on the road, on tour again soon! For now, stay strong, healthy and happy. 

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