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A taste of Sardinia

People, places, food and wines you'll discover on our tours

Cycling Guides
The easy job of a cycling guide
June 23rd, 2014 by

People think that a Cycling tour leader is a nerd that just likes to ride his own bike. Let’s put this way, usually you need some more skills. Let’s have a look to some of them. 1- Inspiring motivator You are leading a group of Italians in Brittany, notoriously a place where it never rains, […]

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Byke and nuraghe
Sardinia Grand Tour, Island’s cycling itinerary
June 18th, 2014 by

Probably, the world’s most popular cycling itinerary is the Danube cycling route, starting from Passau, then arriving in Vienna. A longer version arrives till Budapest. France has the “Loire a Velo”, an itinerary that discovers the castles along the river from Orleans till Nantes and the Atlantic ocean. England has the C2C, a coast to […]

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Nathan Farrugia in Sardinia
From Corsica to Sardinia: the quest of Nathan Farrugia
June 11th, 2014 by

Sardinia Grand Tour is honoured to support the epic event that sees Nathan Farrugia involved in a great challenge combining the two islands of Sardinia and Corsica with its cultures and people, in a single ride from the northern shore of Corsica to the very south of Sardinia. This is definitely one of the worlds toughest […]

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SGT Randonnée 2014
The SGT Event has been ridden, a magnificent 4 days journey across Sardinia!
June 6th, 2014 by

First day we rode the Randonnée crossing the north from Arzachena to Alghero, via Sant’Antonio di Gallura, Tempio, Castelsardo, Nulvi and Sassari. We covered 4 of the most beautiful stages of Sardinia Grand Tour for a beautiful C2C approved by the ARI/BRM certificate 200Km. All foods and refreshement has been selected and provided by local […]

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Audax Club Parisien Randonneur
First racers who have obtained the SGT Randonnée ARI/BRM brevet
May 28th, 2014 by

On May 1st, 2014 we rode the first SGT Randonnée. We left early in the morning from Arzachena, crossing the whole rocky Gallura, from Sant’Antonio to Tempio Pausania, where we did the first rest stop after 50km, and then down to the amazing Valle della Luna. In the late morning we arrived under the medieval […]

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Food from Sardinia
What we are going to eat during the Randonnée and the Sardinia Grand Tour inaugural journey
April 29th, 2014 by

We do support natural food and we’re glad to share it with those friends who are going to participate in the Sardinia Grand Tour. This choice will be visible starting from the box that participants are going to find on the Randonnée day, being it provided with Sardinian-only food: Maracalagonis’ almonds Almonds are rich in […]

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Touring Bike
Does the perfect touring bike exist?
April 9th, 2014 by

A touring bike must be, most of all, comfortable, and for this reason steel frames are the best choice, also because they are the easiest-to-repair ones during long solitary journeys and in remote places. To whom can afford it, I advice to take a titanium frame, because it is almost as light as aluminum and […]

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Gallura Sardinia
Advices for the Randonnée – Part 1
April 4th, 2014 by

Hi everybody, some friends of us are asking for some information on bike and equipment, clothing and alimentation for the Randonnée. A few days ago I wrote something in general about the training for our Randonnée; today I’ll go into detail by taking the cue from the excellent Manuale del giovane randonneur by Mauro Pansarelli and […]

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Byke group in Sardinia
FAQ on SGT Randonnée 2014
March 24th, 2014 by

What time is SGT Randonnée due to start? The SGT Randonnée is going to start as French randonneurs do, that is to say that you can begin your journey within a definite time interval, being it in this case from 6.00 AM to 8.30 AM, in max 10 persons groups. This is to avoid too […]

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Pedaling in Sardinia
Training for the SGT Randonnée
March 18th, 2014 by

SGT’s distance and difference in height certainly demand a good training, but the target of 193 km is within many sportsmen’s reach. Rather than by the training, the difference is made by the capability of managing your own energies, mental ones included, in order to face the obvious difficulties (wind, heat, strain, pain, hunger…) of […]

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SGT Randonnée 2014
What is a Randonnée
March 17th, 2014 by

A Randonnée is a long distance bike ride. It’s not a race, the goal is not to win, rather to complete the ride enjoying it and the landscape with friends. From website www.audaxitalia.it: “No fast neither slow, just far. To discover a different Cycling, not inflamed by competition, rank, starting grids, yet challenging. A Cycling […]

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Sardinia by ferry
February 11th, 2014 by

How to get by ferry in Sardinia? There are many shipping companies, different ferry lines and many rates. I try to give you some tips to book a ferry to Sardinia. Let’s start by saying that we have four ports: Olbia (NE), Porto Torres (NW), Cagliari (S) and Arbatax (SE). Olbia is the busiest port. […]

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