Velo Tour Bordeaux

£200.00
About
Join the Velo Tour Bordeaux for a fantastic couple of days of cycling. You will get to explore the amazing region, soaking up french culture and amazing treats. This event is in support of Astriid so come to raise funds for a great cause too.
Participants
Velo Tour Bordeaux
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Calendar
Thu, 4 May 2023
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Bordeaux, France
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Where and when
Location
Bordeaux, France
Start times
Thu, 4 May 2023
Velo Tour Bordeaux:
9:30am
Races summary
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Velo Tour Bordeaux
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118.9mi
£200.00
Route information
Day 1
This ride from Bordeaux will have frequent stops throughout to give you a chance for your legs to warm up into the ride. You will wind you way out of Bordeaux, tackling a few hilly sections. The toughest section will be the ride into St. Emillion where you will have a chance to stop and eat.
After lunch, you will return to Bordeaux as you cycle through picturesque villages, crossing rivers and taking the in beautiful scenery.
There will then be a snack stop by Libourne and Lormont, from there it will be a final push back to Bordeaux.
Day 2
The day 2 ride will take you to the northeast of the city heading towards vineyards, with a lunch stop at the famous Chateaux Margaux. Finally you will cycle through some of the most famous vineyards before heading back to Bordeaux.
What's included
  • Three nights accommodation
  • Food & drink
  • Transfer from Bordeaux airport
  • Collection and return of your bike from your home address
  • Bicycle roadside repairs
  • Wine and food tasting
  • Additional option to stay longer in the region, bike storage available if needed
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How to get there
Bordeaux, France
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You will need to cover the cost of your travel to and from Bordeaux.
Accommodation
Hotels will be in the centre of Bordeaux, the exact hotel will be confirmed one month before the event.
Event day logistics
Day 1
09:30 Ride starts
Day 2
09:30 Day 2 ride starts
Charity
To secure your place on the Velo cycle event you must commit to raising £2,000 for Astriid.
Personal Insurances
For a trip like this it is important to have travel insurance. If you already have travel insurance make sure it covers a bike trip of this nature. You should also have a EHIC card.
Backpack
Kit List
Cycling Equipment
  • Bike (serviced in the last six months)
  • Helmet
  • Bell
  • Working front and rear lights
  • Front and rear reflectors
  • Water bottle and bottle cage fitted
  • Bike bag or saddle pack
  • Comfortable cycling shorts
  • Padded cycling shorts
  • Cycling gloves
Cycling and personal clothing
  • Comfortable cycling tops / t-shirts (one per day)
  • Waterproof and warm cycling clothing
  • Gloves and hat
  • Warm socks
  • Change of clothing (when not cycling)
  • Shoes/Trainers/Flip Flops
  • Small Hand Towel
  • Main bag for all luggage
  • Day pack for essentials
  • Prescribed medicine (if needed)
Documentation
  • Passport
  • Travel insurance (including bike cover)
  • Medical insurance
  • Health Insurance card (if applicable)
  • Travel VISA (if needed)
  • Credit/debit card
  • Photo identification
Personal Items
  • Mobile phone, tablet or laptop
  • Phone or laptop chargers
= Earphones/headphones
  • Camera
  • European plug adapter
  • Toiletries
  • Sun cream
  • Ear plugs
  • A book
FAQ's
How much do I need to raise for Astriid to enter the Velo Tour Bordeaux?
Each participants must raise £2000 each for Astriid to qualify for entry to this event.
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Is travel to and from Bordeaux included in the Velo Tour Bordeaux?
No, you will need to pay for your own travel to and from Bordeaux.
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Is accommodation included in the cost of the Velo Tour Bordeaux?
Yes, accommodation is included in the cost of this event.
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