DAVID MILLAR AND VELOCAMPS SET A NEW STANDARD FOR CYCLING TOURS
- David Millar and Velocamps launch the David Millar Tours to set a new standard in cycling tours
- David Millar Tours will initially offer three European trips in 2016 with further opportunities in 2017 to be announced
- Tour locations are the Côte d’Azur, Lombardy and Catalonia
- The exclusive tours will allow up to 25 riders per tour the chance to ride, dine with and get to know David
- Tours will include first class accommodation, picturesque routes and comprehensive rider support
- Velocamps is an experienced premium cycling tour operator, having taken guests on tours and sportives throughout Europe for many years.
Iconic and well respected professional cyclist David Millar has teamed up with Velocamps to offer cycling enthusiasts some fantastic new cycling tour experiences. With no more than 25 riders per trip, the premium tours will give guests get the chance to ride, dine with and get to know one of Britain’s most successful cyclists. The 2016 David Millar Tours will visit the host countries of cycling’s three legendary Grand Tours, with trips to the Côte d’Azur, Lombardy and Catalonia.
Velocamps is a vastly experienced, premium cycling tour operator, taking groups on bespoke trips to the Alps, Pyrenees and throughout mainland France, as well as Italy, Spain and the rest of Europe. Velocamps also attend the big sportives, such as L’Etape Du Tour, La Marmotte, Maratona dles Dolomites or the mighty Tour Du Mont Blanc.
Velocamps will use this experience to create the David Millar Tours, resulting in stunning and at times challenging routes, unrivalled support, first class accommodation and stress free logistics. Added to this proven formula clients will ride with David who will be an integral part of the team for each tour, giving a unique opportunity to get to know him and find out all about life in the professional peloton.
David Millar said: “I’m really excited to have partnered with Velocamps to create something new in cycling for those who share the same passion as me. For 2016 we have three fantastic tours planned in locations I have trained, raced, and lived in. I’m looking forward to sharing the experience with cycling fans in a way I’ve never done before.’
James Pybus from Velocamps said, ‘It’s fantastic to have David on board and exciting to launch this new partnership which combines great cycling and the chance to spend time with one of the peloton’s most colourful characters. David is well known to cycling fans having had a long and successful racing career, written a best selling book and a now respected TV pundit. Cycling alongside him on iconic and picturesque roads, and picking his brains over dinner is something any cycling fan will love.’
While the routes will be challenging, the tours are about creating an enjoyable all round experience for all guests. Each tour will have three guides and three support vehicles to look after the 25 guests, allowing for a variety of cycling abilities to enjoy the tour at different paces. The guides all have detailed local knowledge, meaning beautiful, low-traffic routes and stops at only the best cafes. Hotels have been carefully selected to ensure excellent food, fine accommodation and picturesque scenery.
Cycling some of Europe’s most beautiful routes, alongside one of cycling’s most interesting and outspoken characters; the David Millar Tours are an opportunity not to be missed!
For further information and bookings, please visit www.davidmillartours.com
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