The ABC of bicycle touring

L'ABC du cyclotourisme - Vélo Québec Voyages

A training course to introduce you to bicycle travel

Cycle touring is an extraordinary way to discover our planet. This way of traveling on a human level allows you to appreciate the particularities of every kilometer, to savor every moment spent on the road, making the journey the main attraction of the stay. What's more, it's an eco-friendly way to explore our various destinations, allowing you to manage your own travel, effort and itinerary according to your mood and fitness.

Would you like to learn more about bicycle travel or get more out of your next cycling trip? Join Vélo Québec Voyages for a bicycle touring workshop.

The program

The ABC of bicycle touring training is offered in the form of 4 video vignettes, each lasting 30 to 45 minutes. You also have access to recordings of the question periods that took place during previous training sessions. If you have any further questions, you can e-mail them to Vélo Québec customer service.

Here are the contents of each video capsule:

Clip 1 - THE BIKE, with Marie-Pierre Varin

  • Choosing your bicycle
  • Tuning
  • Accessories and clothing

Clip 2 - THE CYCLIST, with Maryvonne Berthault

  • Training
  • Nutrition and hydration
  • Stretching and injury prevention

Module 3 - PLANNING A TRIP, with Marie-Pierre Varin

  • Route planning and tools

Capsule 4 - TECHNIQUE, with Maryvonne Berthault

  • Using speeds
  • Pedaling technique
  • Position on the bike
  • Ascents and descents
  • Safety rules

Cost (taxes included) :

  • 70 $
  • 60 (Vélo Québec member)

Are you interested in this course?

Reserve your place by registering online now.