About HotChillee Cycling

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Are you looking for cycling adventures to remember? Are you a keen cyclist who would love to discover the world with organised bike tours? Would you like to explore some of the world’s most stunning scenery by bike? Then you have come to the right place ….Welcome to HotChillee!

Known globally for our professional quality and inspirational adventures, we’ve specialised in organising endurance cycling holidays since 2004. Since then the worldwide HotChillee community has grown enormously, with the vibe and camaraderie creating inspirational experiences on and off the bike. Our spectacular and professional endurance cycling holidays take place across Europe and Africa and push the boundaries of cycling tours; from launching the world’s first ever 7-day gravel adventure race in South Africa, through to exploring some of the world’s most remotest trails in the heart of the Atlas Mountains, we welcome a range of cyclists from race snakes to gravel grinders to newbies to the sport – there’s something for everyone …

Whether you love to RACE | RIDE | CONQUER or just explore there is an adventure for you to share with fellow Chillees. We also run a HotChilleeCC that meets regularly at more and more locations around the world, with rides hosted totally free and a great introduction to the HotChillee experience.

 


HOTCHILLEE CAPE ROULEUR

 6 – 11 MARCH 2021

“The HotChillee Cape Rouleur is the best event of its kind in the world”
Editor, Cycling Weekly

Entries open!

RRP from £1,098
Barclays staff from £989

Your 6-day cycling journey starts in the host town of Franschhoek and finishes at the iconic Cape Town Waterfront. On the three stages groups are fully supported with rolling road closures, motorbike outriders, lead cars, HotChillee Ride Captains, mechanical and medical support. All you have to worry about is turning your pedals and taking in some of the most stunning scenery in South Africa.

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HOTCHILLEE ALPINE CHALLENGE

16 – 20 JUNE 2021

“The HotChillee Alpine Challenge is the best thing I’ve ever done on a bike.”
Rob Hoyles, Cycling Plus

Entries open – limited places available.

RRP: €1,560
Barclays staff: €1,404

 

Looking for your next mountain challenge? Want to take on some of the iconic climbs of the Tour de France in a fully supported environment? Join us for the HotChillee Alpine Challenge  and an epic 3 day cycling tour of the French Alps.

We know that whilst some of you will be tracking Strava segments not everyone is interested in being the first up the climbs, so we’ll help everyone get there in a fully supported environment and, more importantly, make some new friends along the way. Due to the amount of climbing and descending involved, we have rated this event a 4/5 difficulty.

STAGE 1: MORZINE – MORAINE (108KM / 3186M)

STAGE 2: MORZINE – MEGÈVE (114KM / 3170M) 

STAGE 3: MEGÈVE – MEGÈVE (112KM / 3444M)


THE LONDON-PARIS by Tour de France

15 – 18 July 2021

“Riding into Paris under motorbike escort, over the cobbles and past the Arc de Triomphe is a unique experience that you will remember forever.”
Editor, Conquista Magazine

 

The LONDON-PARIS by Tour de France covers 500 kilometres over 3 days, arriving in Paris on the Saturday and culminate in access to the closed Tour de France course on Sunday, with participants riding the iconic laps of the Champs-Élysées under official race escort just hours before the pros.

Whether you want to race for jerseys in Group 1 or ride in a group supported by the HotChillee Ride Captains, you’ll experience life on the road as a pro with full event support including mechanics, medics, massage therapists and rolling road closures. Our unique event format of fully supported seeded speed groups means there’s an option to suit everyone from seasoned riders to those taking on the challenge of a lifetime.

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SUISSE GRAVEL EXPLORER

 16 – 20 September 2021 

Supported Gravel Cycling in the Swiss Alps

179km | 5568m | 3 stages | Switzerland | Difficulty 5/5

Entry opens later this year.

The next HotChillee gravel cycling adventure takes us to the Swiss Canton of Graubünden, where the Rhine begins its course and where we will be based to explore the lesser known trails through the Alps.  This is a challenging multi day event over mixed terrain in the most beautiful setting with a mixture of silky smooth tarmac, lots of gravel and even wooded forest trails. The stages are short but packed full of mountain ascents so we’ve rated this one a 5/5 difficulty!

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RAINMAKER ROLLERCOASTER

 2 – 9 OCTOBER 2021

“Constantly stunning.”
Cyclist Magazine

Entry opens later this year.

Join us for the 3rd edition of our 7-day gravel adventure and explore the wilderness of the stunning Western Cape by bicycle. You’ll camp in a mixture of guest farms, game farms and bush camps along the 500km route and spend the week getting up close and personal with some African wildlife!

7 days of epic gravel riding in South Africa’s wilderness

Race or ride … it’s up to you!

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