Author Archives: Chris Mark

Chris Mark

About Chris Mark

A master multi-tasker, B&R’s Director of Operations and Planning Chris Mark not only oversees our trip planning and operations teams, he continues to dabble in trip planning himself, crafting journeys in Eastern Europe.

An Electric Assist

Electric-assist bikes have reached a level of technological and design sophistication where they are now safer, quieter and sleeker than ever before. more…

B&R Gets Elite in 2015

B&R has added a thoroughbred to its bike fleet for 2015, with the arrival of the Bianchi Infinito CV. more…

Insider’s Guide: 4 Must-See Things to Do in Vienna

Slip on your walking shoes and take in the city’s enchanting baroque architecture as you explore a few of our favourite things to do in Vienna. more…

B&R and Bianchi: A
Perfect Pairing

B&R’s “bike czar” Chris Mark explains the exhaustive search that resulted in our partnership with legendary Italian bike maker Bianchi. more…

Of Wine and Wheels

Regardless of how you define them, Old World wine regions offer some of the best recreational biking on the planet. more…

In Deep: Vienna

Few European capitals can boast of such historical and cultural significance as Vienna. more…

Puglia and B&R:
From Folly to Visionary

The year was 1989, and I was toiling as a mechanic in our Burgundy depot, when word arrived of a mysterious new trip in a place called “Puglia.” more…

E-Bikes in Europe!

Power to the Pedal Perhaps the legs don’t have the get up and go they once had, or more…


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