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ROAM WITH US

guided mountain bike & gravel day tours

Make good on embracing adventure this season and come explore with us!

 

Dirt Gypsy Adventures is your premier choice for guided rides in the Truckee & Lake Tahoe region, whether it be on dirt, gravel or pavement. We offer a range of guided rides to suit the needs of ALL cyclists. Whether you're in search of easygoing scenic routes, mellow forays into the forests,  or all-day epics chock full of technical singletrack, let us design a ride and show you that happiness is just a few pedal strokes away.

 

Our guides are all expert riders, but more importantly they're solid and caring human beings who will ensure you have an unforgettable experience! A guided ride gives you the opportunity to  explore the region's stunning natural scenery and push your skills to the limit in a safe and supported format. We invite you, your family, and friends near and far to join us for an incredible day of alpine adventures on our world-class trails and backroads.

 

It's time to put the map down, pick up a bike and let Dirt Gypsy Adventures show you what dirt dreams are made of.

 

Our approach for the 2024 season is to focus on private groups and individuals looking to have us curate an outing specific to their skill sets and desires. Our public offerings may be available on select dates, please call to inquire further.

If you're a rider of any level looking to boost your skill sets, take a look at our coaching page and consider joining us for a clinic this season.

HALF DAY TouRS

NORTH tahoe's FINEST DIRT

This guided tour is a great introduction to discovering some of the best routes that North Tahoe has to offer. The focus is on finding fun, appreciating the surroundings,  and learning a few new skills on the bike. We'll likely end up exploring one of the following trail systems: Emigrant, Sawtooth, Donkey Town, Donner Rim, or Johnson Canyon trails. Geared towards beginner and intermediate riders, these tours typically cover between 8 - 16 miles on singletrack and last between 2 - 3 hours.

All MTB half day tours require a 2-person minimum. Please call us to book a tour within 48 hours of the start time.

 

Pricing: $119/person for individual riders, $99/person for groups of 4 or more.

What's Included: Half-day ride, professionally-guided off-road adventure, trailhead transportation from Truckee, ride nutrition, fruit and post-ride refreshments. One guide is provided for groups of 5 or fewer and two guides are offered for groups of six or more.

What's Excluded: Bike and helmet rental, guide gratuity.

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E-MTB EXPLORER

This tour allows you to cover more terrain with a little less effort involved using some high-end electric-assist mountain bikes! Half day E-MTB trips are geared towards beginner through intermediate riders. Multiple route options are available and we typically cover between 15 to 24 miles on a primarily singletrack adventure lasting 2 to 3 hours in length. We'll choose from trail networks approved for electric bikes, which include bigger loops on Emigrant, Sawtooth, Donkey Town, Carpenter Valley, Royal Gorge & Donner Lake Rim trails.

All E-MTB half day tours require a 2-person minimum. Please call us to book a tour within 48 hours of the start time.

Pricing: $119/person for individual riders, $99/person for groups of 4 or more.

What's Included: Half-day ride, professionally-guided off-road adventure, trailhead transportation from Truckee, ride nutrition, fruit and post-ride refreshments. One guide is provided for groups of 5 or fewer and two guides are offered for groups of six or more.

What's Excluded: Electric-assist mountain bike and helmet rental, guide gratuity.

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GRAVEL PARADISE

Our guided gravel tours are fast becoming the cornerstone of our half day rides and gaining a lot of praise from cyclists around the globe. Designed for those newer to the sport as well as vetted riders looking to become more confident with mixed terrain adventures, our gravel rides are pure magic. Typically between 2-3 hours in duration and 15 to 30 miles in length, you can take your time to settle in while we explore some beautiful zones, which may include Carpenter Valley, Henness Pass, Watson Lake & Martis Valley. Electric gravel bikes are available in a limited supply as well for this tour.

All gravel half day tours require a 2-person minimum. Please call us to book a tour within 48 hours of the start time.

 

Pricing: $119/person for individual riders, $99/person for groups of 4 or more.

What's Included: Half-day ride, professionally-guided mixed-terrain gravel adventure, trailhead transportation from Truckee, ride nutrition, fruit and post-ride refreshments. One guide is provided for groups of 6 or fewer and two guides are offered for groups of 7 or more.

What's Excluded: Bike and helmet rental, guide gratuity.

FULL DAY TouRS

FULL-DAY mountain bike tours

These rides are for those looking for a longer & more ambitious day in the saddle. Giving you complete control of the ride, we have endless route options available depending on what you're seeking. Some folks want a one-on-one outing to work on progressing their skills while others want to cover as much shuttle-assisted terrain as possible. This is also a great option for small groups or business and company outings that desire an exclusive bike-based adventure. So many options to choose from...electric, non-electric, cross country, gravity-oriented, easy, challenging, the list goes on...what will you choose?

All MTB full-day tours require a 3-person minimum. Please call us to book a tour within 48 hours of the start time.

Pricing: $249/person for individual riders, $199/person for groups of 4 or more.

What's Included: Full-day ride (lasting up to 6 hours), professionally-guided off-road adventure, trailhead transportation from Truckee, ride nutrition, pack lunch and post-ride refreshments.

What's Excluded: Bike & helmet rental, guide gratuity.

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FULL-DAY E-MOUNTAIN bike tours

Our full day e-bike tours are the best way to see it all while on two wheels. With the power of a pedal-assist motor, our guides will expose riders to some truly stunning zones within the belly of the Sierra backcountry. Given the duration of these outings, they are best suited for experienced riders looking to cover more ground and put themselves a little deeper into Tahoe’s confines. Lasting between 3 - 6 hours & 25 - 40 miles in length, you’ll certainly get a solid workout in as you navigate technical terrain and manage both your battery & body. Lots of climbing, thrilling descents, and you'll feel like you've left no stone unturned when the ride concludes. Routes may include Mount Lola, Warren Peak, Hole In The Ground, Mount Hough & Lakes Basin trails.

All E-MTB full day tours require a 3-person minimum. Please call us to book a tour within 48 hours of the start time.

Pricing: $249/person for individual riders, $199/person for groups of 4 or more.

What's Included: Full-day ride (up tp 6 hours), professionally guided E-MTB adventure featuring an on-bike guide (as well as van support & driver for larger groups), ride nutrition, fruit and lunch.

What's Excluded: E-bike and helmet rental, guide gratuity.

Our one-day mountain bike tours are led by one guide for up to 5 guests. Groups of 6 or more will have two guides present. These tours are currently offered in the greater Truckee-Tahoe region. If you're seeking an adventure outside of this area, please consider contacting us for a private tour.

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FULL-DAY GRAVEL bike tours

Our private and/or full day gravel offerings are built for serious riders looking to cover more ground, challenge themselves a touch more and poke their heads a little deeper into Tahoe’s unpaved backroads. On these longer outings (4-6 hours & 40 - 60 miles in length), you’ll find solitude in the Sierra while building camaraderie with your fellow riders. There’s a support vehicle always a short radio call away so push your limits and know you’ve got resources to get you home safely. Routes may include Independence Lake, Sardine Valley, Webber Lake, Carpenter Valley & Frog Lake. Electric gravel bikes are available in a limited supply as well for this tour.

All gravel full-day tours require a 3-person minimum. Please call us to book a tour within 48 hours of the start time.

Pricing: $249/person for individual riders, $199/person for groups of 4 or more.

What's Included: Full-day ride (4-6 hours), professionally guided gravel adventure featuring an on-bike guide as well as van support & driver, ride nutrition, fruit and lunch.

What's Excluded: Bike and helmet rental, guide gratuity.

Full-day gravel tours feature two guides - one on the bike and another as a driver offering van support. All gravel tours are currently offered in the greater Truckee-Tahoe region. If you're seeking an adventure outside of this area, please consider contacting us for a private tour.

CANCELLATIoN POLICY

Your credit card will be charged at the time of booking to guarantee your reservation. We extend a 48-hour cancellation policy on our half-day guided tours and a 96-hour cancellation policy on our private / full day tours. If you need to cancel within 48 / 96 hours of the listed start time, no refunds will be issued. Cancellations made more than 48 / 96 hours before departure will be eligible for a full refund or credit for future use.

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HAVE QUESTIONS? THEN CALL US TO DISCUSS OR BOOK BY PHONE! 844-464-9779
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