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GCR Make It Easy To Travel & Ride

Global Cycle Rides are creating group road rides, including or excluding premium road bike rentals, in all major cities around the world for serious cyclists who want to escape the business meetings or main tourist traps.
Complete the rider profile with bike measurements, book a ride in the city you are travelling to and GCR will do the rest.  You bring cycling shoes, pedals and ride kit and we provide a quality pre-fitted road bike, helmet,experienced & fully insured local ride leader.
The next time you travel, book your GCR Ride. You deserve it.

See our list of Cities A-Z coming soon.

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Experienced Local Ride Leaders

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Christine – PhoenixHead Ride Leader
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Leonardo – RomeRide Manager Europe
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Hermann – New YorkHead Ride Leader
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Shannon – BeijingHead Ride Leader
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  • GCR Local Ride Leaders

    Ride with the locals who will introduce you to the local cycling community.

  • If Cycling is the New Golf…

    GCR is Your New Global Club... Join Now.

  • Why ride with GCR?

    The Best Local Ride Leaders, Quality Road Bikes and Great Routes.

  • GCN – Strava – GCR

    Learn with GCN, Track with Strava, Ride with GCR.

  • GCR make it simple.

    FLIGHT HOTEL CAR RIDE v2

    Travel. Ride.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to bring?

If your ride includes are hiring a bike from GCR – bring the following:
Pedals, Cycle shoes, Cycling kit, Ride nutrition, Water bottle.
GCR Provide a quality road bike and helmet.
If you have your own bike and helmet – bring a puncture repair kit and pump (as well as the items listed above).

Why do I need to complete a Profile when I Login?

This enables us to tailor both the bike and ride to your requirements and it only has to be done once. By providing us with your bike size and measurements, we can fit the bike to your specifications prior to your ride.

Do I have to hire a bike?

No, if you have your own bike, have borrowed a friend’s, or have a multi-day hire bike, you can still book to join one of our group rides. For this alternative, simply select the ‘Without Bike Hire’ option when adding a ride to the cart. If you don’t have your own bike, choose the ‘With Bike Hire’ option to include a quality road bike and helmet specifically fitted to your measurements.

How far in advance do I need to book a ride?

It is best to book as early as possible, since in some cities quality bikes are limited in numbers. Our dates will show as ‘Unavailable’ once we hit maximum bike hires. There is usually no limit on numbers if you are providing your own bike. Note that you can cancel with 100% refund up to 48 hrs before a ride, to provide you with lots of flexability.