We Are Bike Division

Specialized Bike Travel Agent

Bike Division was born in 2011 when Professional Italian racer Andrea Tonti retires from his professional career and decides to share his passion for cycling and travel with everyone who loves riding. His wife, Michela who comes from years of travel industry experience join Andrea on this new adventure. In all these years Andrea and Michela worked constantly to bring Bike Division at the highest level of service continuing to serve their clients with professional expertise and a good sense of humor.

 

What makes Bike Division unique is the personal touch that the entire staff brings to the table. Everyone has its own expertise with the love for cycling in common. Andrea Tonti personally guides each tour, bringing on the road his racing experience combined with an excellence attention to details and friendly attitude. He makes each day very special. Bike Division treats its clients as professional cyclists, with mechanical assistance and support vehicle on the road, like real pros. From the slower to the fastest each client is assisted personally. On the road nobody is left behind!

 

Book your next vacation with us! We are cyclist as you are!

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Why travel with us

9 reasons to choose Bike Division

1.

OUR SELECTED HOTELS

It is always our main concern to personally select hotels in Italy and abroad, that will match the specific needs of our cyclists. We use hotels bike friendly where you can bring and store your bike in your room or in dedicated secured areas. Our selected hotels always accommodate our cyclist schedules included early breakfasts and specific times for meals. We know how nutrition is important during exercises and long rides to get the best results and enjoy the time on the bike.

2.

FLY WITH YOUR BIKE

We will support you with all the information necessary to travel with your own bike no matter the choice of Airlines. We will provide all the specifics to travel with no worries and arrive at every destination on the best peace of mind and ready to start your new adventure.

3.

BIKE RENTAL

If you would prefer to leave your bike home, you can rent a bike with us. We always select carbon fiber racing bikes. All you need is to send us the measurements of your own bike frame and all the measurements necessary to find the perfect fit for you. Bring your own helmet, pedals, shoes and saddle to have a perfect fit for your trip.

4.

REGISTRATION FOR INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL GRANFONDOS

Many of our trips include the participation of National or International Gran Fondos. Thanks to our special agreements and reputation we are able to offer front corrals and other specials entries for the events, like VIP access to particular professional races. (pending confirmation) We will assist you from the registration to the finish line thanks also to our international professional multilingual staff. No matter where you travel we will translate for you!

5.

TOUR EXCURSIONS AND FREE TIME OFF THE BIKE

While traveling we always assist you and your family during free time and other excursions off the bike. We can provide information and suggestions to explore on your own your new surroundings.

6.

BIKE DIVISION GUEST MERCHANDISE

Some of our tours include a customized cycling kit. Andrea Tonti selects the best companies that provide high quality cycling gear for the best fit and comfort during the rides. The design reflects the Italian tradition in fashion and attention to details. Our cycling gear is made for men and women. Check our 2016 official Bike Division kit! Now available to all of our clients!

7.

OUR EXPERIENCED BIKE GUIDES

Our distinguished reputation is also thanks to our professional and competent staff. Our guides are specialized in all the specific disciplined we offer, road, MTB and triathlon. Most of our guides come from professional racing teams. We do also offer assistant on the road by licenced mechanics and most of them are also licensed Race Directors, that means you will be safe on the road when they drive the support vehicle on our daily rides.

8.

TECHNICAL PARTNERS AT YOUR DISPOSAL

We are always looking and closing new partnerships with technical partners in order to provide you with special discounts and offers. For each particular event you will receive information regarding special offerings that you may purchase prior or during the event (such as: Scicon, Fi'zi:k, ecc.).

9.

FULLY LICENSED

We are fully licenced travel agency and tour operator. We negotiate directly with all our providers and personally select our collaborations. There are no hidden costs on our packages since they are quoted with real costs.

Should you decide to travel together with all your family, your riding buddies, partner, or on your own, you will always share the wonderful experience with the people that have the same passion. Our repeated clients become friends and our community is growing.

Come and join us for an amazing tour and become part of our big family!

Our Mission

Every package is customised and suited to your needs. We do not publish our prices, as our trips are not standard. Every package, for every cyclist that travels with us, is custom made. Starting with the first contact, to the preparation of the package quote, the departure, the stay, and back home... every step is managed personally and with care by all of us. Call us or email us, with regards to the event, your stay, or any other question you might have. We are here to take care of all your requests!

Our Vision

New friends, superb locations, bike experiences to enjoy ... and share together! Either it be a small group or a group of 80-100 people, each trip friendships can be formed, through the emotion of experiencing the events with old friends or new... Should you decide to travel together with all your family, with other cyclists, your partner, or just on your own, you will always have the opportunity to enjoy a wonderful experience amongst the people that have the same passion as you!

Our staff

Meet The Team

michela matteucci - bike division general manager

MICHELA MATTEUCCI

General Manager

Michela - with Andrea – is co-founder of Bike Division, as well as General Manager of the Tour Operator. She manages and takes care of all the operational aspects of our events. But above all, she takes care of you all! For Michela, in fact, every cyclist and its companion that travels together with Bike Division, is part of our family.

andrea tonti - bike division co founder and former professional cycling athlete

ANDREA TONTI

Ambassador & CoFounder

Andrea Tonti - Co-Founder and Event Manager of Bike Division Tour Operator is one of the most renowned cyclists of the years 2000. Professional cyclist from 1999 to 2010, was part of the best pro-tour bike teams in the world, such as Saeco, Lampre, Quick Step, and Acqua&Sapone. More about Andrea

SILVIA RIDOLFI

Booking Office

PAOLO BIBINI

First Mechanical
SUSANNA PANZINI - Director of Programs and Tour Operations - North America Region  - bike division

SUSANNA PANZINI

Director of Programs and Tour Operations - North America Region

andrea tonti - bike division co founder and former professional cycling athlete

CHRIS BEALES

Director of Programs and Tour Operations - UK
Gianluca Catignani - Director of Programs and Tour Operations - Brasil & South America Region - bike division

GIANLUCA CATIGNANI

Director of Programs and Tour Operations - Brasil & South America Region

ROBERTO QUINTABA'

Mtb Specialist and Professional Cycling Guide

DIEGO GARNERONE

Professional Cycling Guide
CANDIDO GIANFELICI Professional Mechanical

CANDIDO GIANFELICI

Professional Mechanical