February 27th, 2018

FAQ's about Bike Tours

Do I have to be a strong rider? 
No! Since 2000, we have designed fully-supported cycling vacations that cater to all types of riders.  Whether you average 8 miles per hour or 20, we have a route for you!  Specifically placed van stops can leap frog riders over hills or provide a comforting ride if you're out of steam. From our flat terrain tours to our hilly and mountainous tours, we have the terrain for a perfect vacation for YOU. 

Is everyone going to be much younger than me?

February 6th, 2018

Rental Bikes for Your Bicycle Tour

The Brand Name You May Not Know

When discussing bicycles, the name LaPierre may have escaped you. The French bicycle manufacturer was founded in 1946 and family operated until the mid-90’s. Since then, the company has expanded its line to include a wide selection of bicycles, including commuter bikes, road bikes, and mountain bikes. LaPierre sponsors French professional road cycling teams and professional mountain bike teams. Its bikes are ridden in the Giro d’Italia, the Tour De France and can be seen on all Carolina Tailwinds’ bicycle tours.


May 7th, 2016

Packing for Bike Touring

As you look forward to your upcoming bicycle tour, start planning the packing process early so that you know if you need to shop for anything in advance.  Our checklist for bike tours includes some common sense items, but maybe a few you haven't thought of:

Bike clothing and gear

Do you really want to wash your bike shorts everyday?  Pack as many cycling shirts and shorts as there are cycling days in the tour.  Do the laundry when you get home!