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Road Cycling Tours of the Alps in France and Italy

Challenging and unique cycling tours in some of the world’s most beautiful destinations.

Training camps designed to be a fantastic experience and to provide an injection of fitness.

Coaching solutions to fulfil riders’ goals. Individual plans and coaching on our tours.

Specialists in supporting riders for major events. We create the ideal environment for success.

Alpine Cadence - for your next cycling challenge

Are you a road cyclist wanting to reach your fullest potential? Or do you simply want to take an exciting road tour in one of the world’s most stunning mountain locations? Alpine Cadence has the team, the experience and the skills to give you the ride of your life on one of our unique and carefully planned tours.

We are a small, expert, enthusiastic team based in the heart of the French Alps. Established in 2009, we are passionate about cycling and pride ourselves on delivering exhilarating and challenging cycling trips to keen road cyclists of all levels of experience and ability.

Are you preparing for a major cycling event?

We offer professional coaching and advice for all road cyclists. We aim to support all riders to improve their performance and work toward individual goals. 

We regularly help participants prepare for major cycling races and events, including L’Etape du Tour, La Marmotte and Haute Route. Our Co-Director John Thomas is a qualified coach and seasoned competitor with a wealth of experience to share.

John is ever present on all our camps and tours to advise and help when needed. 

Long-term individual coaching is also available, completely tailored to the rider’s needs and goals.

What do others think of our trips?
Read reviews of Alpine Cadence on Tripadvisor.

Dreaming of riding through some of the world’s most stunning scenery?

Our tours and events take us to wonderful and spectacular roads in France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia and even as far away as Taiwan. 

Our experienced team has detailed knowledge and first-hand experience of cycling all these routes. Carefully researched routes will mean riders are guaranteed to ride the absolute best of every region we visit.

Fun, sociable cycling with Alpine Cadence

Alpine Cadence takes cycling seriously, but our small and social groups are fun and welcoming. 

We offer free and informative talks and lectures in the evenings, and you will also have plenty of opportunities to socialise and enjoy fantastic food and hospitality in breathtaking surroundings. 

Our guides and coaches know all our tour locations inside out and can direct you to must-see attractions.

About Alpine Cadence with John Thomas

We are a small team of highly motivated cycling enthusiasts who love to share our passion for cycling with others. 

Our Co-Director, John Thomas, is a well-known figure in the Alpine cycling scene, with many great results in prestigious races. 

He is a qualified coach (ABCC Level 3) and specialises in preparing riders for major endurance events such as La Marmotte, L’Etape du Tour and Haute Route.

John Thomas on a road bike, cycling around a corner of a road next to some mountains. He wears the Alpine Cadence jersey and shorts. John's mouth is open in a sign of determination and drive. Sun is shining.

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Picos de Europa plus Angliru