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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

  • Discover Argentina  2022 (new dates)
    Sun., Feb. 27
    Salta, Argentina
    Feb. 27, 2022, 7:00 a.m. – Mar. 11, 2022, 11:00 a.m.
    Salta, Argentina
    Spend two weeks experiencing the cuisine, wine, culture and breathtaking scenery of northern Argentina.
  • Finland Bike Tour (Postponed to 2022)
    Mon., Aug. 01
    Helsinki, Finland
    Aug. 01, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – Aug. 13, 2022, 1:00 p.m.
    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.
  • ConnecTour 2021
    May 15 – Sept. 25, 2021
    May 15 – Sept. 25, 2021
    Canada, Victoria, BC to St. John's, NL
    A group of Canadian adventurers will travel from sea to sea on bicycles in the summer of 2021 in a nation-building exercise aimed at reconnecting, restoring and rebuilding our communities as they recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us for the entire cross Canada tour or for one or more stages.

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

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Bike & Bend

Yoga Bike Packing

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