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04

Sep

NEW BIKES IN TOWN!

NEW BIKES IN TOWN!

We’ve just received the new road bikes for the road cycling lovers. The new Giant TCR Advanced, with a lightweight composite frameset, the tubeless wheelset and the new Shimano 105 2×11 groupset, will allow every cyclist to enjoy the Mount Etna climbs and the Sicilian backroad rides. We have the whole stock from XS to

20

Jun

The Great “Sicily MTB Tour”

The Great “Sicily MTB Tour”

A complete journey in Sicily. Marco and Alessia from Swizzerland discovered our beautiful island in a ten-day mountain bike tour. Mount Etna, Randazzo, Nebrodi Mountains, Floresta, Rocche dell’Argimusco, Acantara Valley, Acireale, Acitrezza, Sortino, Pantalica, Anapo Valley, Palazzolo Acreide, Noto Antica, Noto, Vendicari, Marzamemi, Portopalo, Agrigento and Torre Salsa.   An epic mountain bike ride of

29

Apr

Inpiring people

Inpiring people

Meet Lance from Massachusetts USA, who turned 80 years old here in Sicily! Buon compleanno Lance! Together with 4 other friends, all over 60 years old, they did a fantastic 4 hour mountain bike ride with us on the slopes of Mount Etna. Guys, you rock! Keep on biking and thank you for riding with

20

Feb

Our first South Sicily Hike and Bike Tour

Our first South Sicily Hike and Bike Tour

We’ve just finished our first South Sicily Hike and Bike Tour. It was an amazing journey from the Alcantara Valley to Capo Passero, the most southern point of Sicily and Europe. Mountains, rivers, woods, monuments, natural reserves, beautiful beaches and delicious food. An entire week cycling and walking through the wonders of our beautiful Island!

18

Jul

Mid July e-bike sunset ride

Mid July e-bike sunset ride

Beautiful mid July sunset e-bike ride on Mount Etna with Chris and his family from New York city. Great guys and wonderful stories, especially after a couple of glasses of red wine!  

26

May

25th wedding anniversary biking on Mount Etna

25th wedding anniversary biking on Mount Etna

Here’s a lovely story: Rebecca and Andy from North Carolina (USA) contacted us a few months ago asking whether we could organise an MTB Tour on Mount Etna, together with their five children, for their 25th wedding anniversary. It was quite a challenge for us to tailor an enjoyable off-road course for the whole family.

20

Apr

New e-bikes!

New e-bikes!

We’ve been waiting a little while for them, but finally today Giant delivered us the brand new fleet of 2018 Dirt-E+ 2 e-bikes. With a powerful 80Nm central motor and a big EnergyPak500 lithium-ion battery, this e-bike will make you ride stronger and longer on Mount Etna trails. Ask how to book an mtb tour

05

Apr

Our first Hike and Bike Tour

Our first Hike and Bike Tour

Last week we did our first ever Hike and Bike Tour. Karen and Kevin from England decided to explore the beauty of the eastern part of Sicily hiking and cycling some of best trails of Mount Etna, the wild Nebrodi, the Alcantara valley and down to the Ionian sea. We did the tour in cooperation

14

Mar

New bikes for the new season

New bikes for the new season

We are happy to announce that the new bike fleet has arrived! We have chosen the 2018 Giant Talon 29″. As we always say, a good mountain bike is the key to fully enjoying a fantastic bike tour and the Giant Talon 29″ is a powerful and reliable bike, with the latest generation frame and

12

Feb

Snow on Mount Etna? Let’s go down through the Alcantara Valley

Snow on Mount Etna? Let’s go down through the Alcantara Valley

Mount Etna is full of snow at the moment, good for skiing not so good for mountainbiking. We have lots of beautiful trails down through the green valley of the Alcantara river. Alternative routes for great mountain bike rides!