Created for cyclists, by cyclists
Established by Wendy & Ingo Kaufmann, a British/Austrian duo passionate about travel, cycling, and combining the two to create unique cycling holidays in some of the world’s most beautiful destinations, Bicycle Beyond is a company created for cyclists, by cyclists.
Wendy and Ingo first started organising international cycling tours in 2012, when they decided to combine their annual trip to South Africa with the Cape Town Cycle Tour.
As owners of Equatours, an ATOL bonded UK Tour Operator Company, they were able to create a range of bespoke packages for international cyclists who wanted to enter the iconic ‘Cape Argus’ event, and they have never looked back since.
Over the years, Wendy and Ingo have established long-term working relationships with cycle tour organisers around the world, and they have guaranteed entries for the most iconic events.
They have built-up a firm customer base of cycling enthusiasts too, many of whom they now call friends.
To meet the demand for new cycling holidays in new destinations, they decided to launch Bicycle Beyond in 2018, a travel company 100% committed to cycling. Bicycle Beyond cycling holidays are conducted by highly trained local guides and designed to offer the perfect mix of beautiful scenery, demanding yet enjoyable cycling routes, and high-quality accommodations. As keen road cyclists, Wendy & Ingo often escort tours themselves and are always on the lookout for new cycling routes and exciting overseas sportives to add to their ever-growing portfolio.
Garden Route Cycling
11 days (Bike: 7 days)
750 km (~107km per day)
Tour Operator BicycleBeyond
Cycle South Africa’s Garden Route on this fully escorted small group tour. This 11-day cycling holiday is demanding but rewarding, and it highlights the very best of what the Garden Route has to offer.
Cycling 750km from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town, this tour covers up to 125km per day.
Tour of Lesotho
8 days (Bike: 7 days)
Tour Operator BicycleBeyond
Known as Africa’s Mountain Kingdom, Lesotho is one of the most challenging road cycling destinations in Africa, if not the world, but it has yet to be uncovered by international cycling fans.
With soaring mountain passes and gradients reaching an eye-watering 30%, Lesotho cycling holidays are not for the fainthearted, but if you love to climb and dream of cycling roads that few have cycled before you, this could be the perfect destination for your next cycling break.
Conveniently situated within the confines of South Africa, Lesotho is easily accessible from Johannesburg Airport, and as it is just a short hop from major attractions such as Kruger National Park and Cape Town, it combines perfectly with a safari, city break, or even South Africa’s most iconic sportive – the Cape Town Cycle Tour!
If you have already tackled Europe’s most demanding mountain passes and find yourself looking for a greater challenge, the brand-new Bicycle Beyond Road Cycling Tour of Lesotho could be the perfect choice for your next cycling adventure.
Taking you to the heart of Africa’s Mountain Kingdom, this magnificent 7-night road cycling holiday is based on the iconic Tour of Lesotho and includes more than a few knee-trembling challenges. You’ll stay in locally owned accommodations, interact with local people, and cycle soaring mountain passes that few international cyclists have ever cycled before.