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a unique cultural and active way to visit new places

There is no better way to experience the cultural and natural landscapes of a country than by bicycle. Travelling by bike gives you the freedom to see more of a country, connect with locals and feel the landscape around you. Travel by bike >>

OnaVelo is all about meaningful connections that have been built over the past 25 years by Rick and Tanya McFerrin. Rick and his team at OnaVelo only lead a few trips each year with select groups and individuals – making each trip adventurously unique and fun. Read more about why onaVelo is unique >>

Travel by bike in Argentina, Québec, Finland or Norway. OnaVelo offers a grass roots approach to responsible travel that gives you the opportunity to explore new places and cultures away from well-travelled routes, interact and learn from locals, and have time to explore and be adventurous.  Bike travel in Argentina, Québec, Finland or Norway >>

OnaVelo trips are high value bike travel experiences for adventurous travelers. OnaVelo specializes in bike trips for individuals and groups of all ages. Rick and his team have been planning and leading bike trips for groups since 2001 and know the ins-and-outs of bike travel. Plan a trip >>

Upcoming Bike Packing Tours
Pedalling & Pints in the Pass
Sat, Sep 26
Coleman - Blairmore - Bellevue
Sep 26, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Coleman - Blairmore - Bellevue, Crowsnest Pass, AB T0K, Canada
Travel through the countryside at the speed of life, learning more about the rich mosaic that makes our province of Alberta unlike any other.
Discover Argentina 2021
Sun, Feb 28
Salta, Argentina
Feb 28, 2021, 7:00 AM – Mar 12, 2021, 11:00 AM
Salta, Argentina
Spend two weeks experiencing the cuisine, wine, culture and breathtaking scenery of northern Argentina.
Finland Bike Tour (Postponed to 2021)
Sun, Aug 01
Helsinki, Finland
Aug 01, 2021, 9:00 AM – Aug 13, 2021, 1:00 PM
Helsinki, Finland
Explore the Baltic Sea coast and inland countryside of southern Finland by bike. This lesser-travelled route includes a city tour of Helsinki, harbour towns, local artisans at work, restored mills, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, national parks, and peaceful cycling roads through idyllic countryside.
Cycling Québec | St. Lawrence Seaway, Montréal to Québec City
Postponed until 2021
Postponed until 2021
Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada
Discover lesser-known roads along the St. Lawrence Seaway while pedalling from Montréal to Québec City.  Explore Québec's countryside with great places to stay and eat along the way.

Your Guide

Amazing Places

I have a few miles on the saddle - over 40,000 miles through 50 or so countries. Join me to visit some of my favorite destinations. I am always looking forward to the next trip.  Rick McFerrin

Rick and family are back home to Calgary after a year-long bike trip around the world. Check out the news about their homecoming >>

Taking our bikes around the world

Bike & Bend

Yoga Bike Packing

OnaVelo is excited about our collaboration with Adventures in Yoga.  Join us in 2020 for more adventures. Stay tuned for more details.  

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