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Explore the history and geography of Tuscany and the Greek Islands. Learn about the cuisines of Europe, the wealth of Eleanor of Aquitaine, and more. By visiting our Reading Room collection of books, films and essays, you can experience these places and historic stories anytime, on the road or at home. Our Reading Room says a lot about ExperiencePlus! – and our customers. The folks who ride with us customers include some of the most interesting people on the planet. They are inquisitive, intelligent, and love to travel. When they are not traveling they enjoy reading about traveling. Our book reviews include travel narratives, history, geography, food, and modern best sellers. As we say, the next best thing to traveling – is reading about travel! So, click away and send us any good books or films you may have read or seen recently. We always value your input.

2014 Send A Teacher Traveling Award Winner

ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours is very pleased to introduce you to the 2014 Send A Teacher Traveling Award Winner -  Jacqueline Malanga! What were your first thoughts when you received MariaFull Story

2014 ExperiencePlus! SATT Winner and her class

2014 European Bicycle Tours on Sale

The $200, per person, Early Booking Discount on ExperiencePlus! tours in Europe ends November 15, 2013.    What’s your pleasure? An adventure off the beaten path with our new tour from Poland ...

2014 Destinations Update

Departure Dates You’ve Been Waiting For: France: Bicycling Paris to Lyon or the extended version that continues to Marseille. We’ve had an extraordinary response to this tour that follows in the tracks ...

2014 New Bicycle Tour Itineraries Preview

Cycling Poland to Slovakia Plus! Hungary – IT’S BACK! Harold and Carolyn Martin have done over 20 ExperiencePlus! tours and this is what they had to say about their experience on ...

2014 Early Booking Discounts and Re-Cycle Rewards

Don’t let our $200, per person, Early Booking Discount in South America blow by without you. Sale ends today. Book now and save on your next cycling adventure in Argentina ...

The New ExperiencePlus! Titanium Hybrids Have Arrived

Introducing The New ExperiencePlus! Titanium Hybrids!   We are very pleased to introduce you to the ExperiencePlus! Van Nicholas Amazon Titanium custom hybrid bikes available in both a standard and mixte (step-through) ...

2013 Send A Teacher Traveling Winner

ExperiencePlus! is very pleased to announce that Kelly Barofsky a 1st grade teacher from Prospect Elementary School in Clarendon Hills, Illinois is our 2013 Send A Teacher Traveling Award (S.A.T.T.) ...

Is Your Bucket List Departing Without You?

ExperiencePlus! is very happy to report that the number of bicycle touring fans continues to grow. We have already sold out 11 departures and 16 more have just a few ...

Happy Hours and Events

ExperiencePlus! veteran tour leader Cristina Taioli is coming back to the States this winter to spread the joy of bicycle touring, Italy, food and travel. She’ll be in Scottsdale, AZ ...

ExperiencePlus! Is Giving Back

2013 Send A Teacher Traveling Application Deadline Fast Approaching: The ExperiencePlus! Send a Teacher Traveling Award (S.A.T.T.) recognizes outstanding K – 12 public school teachers throughout the United States by encouraging ...

Best Guides Nomination

Wanderlust Magazine wants to recognize and honor the consummate guides of the travel world.  We’ve heard from you that you think that our tour leaders are the best in the business so ...

Tandems Available in Europe with ExperiencePlus!

Many of you may not know that in addition to our hybrids and Titanium road bikes ExperiencePlus! includes the option of a quality tandem bicycle rental on almost all of ...

Ready to Ride in 2013?

The ExperiencePlus! 2013 European Cycling Calendar has plenty of options. 2013 is going to be stellar for cycling in Europe as ExperiencePlus! has all of our classic itineraries and some exciting ...

Nearly Gone

Picture this – you know that you are going to take a bicycle tour with ExperiencePlus! this year, you’ve even honed in on where you want to go, you might ...

Send A Teacher Traveling Winner Announced

The ExperiencePlus! Send a Teacher Traveling Award (S.A.T.T.) recognizes outstanding K – 12 public school teachers throughout the US by encouraging teachers to participate in educational, active travel opportunities, like ...

New Cycling Tours in Europe Coming in 2013

ExperiencePlus! is very pleased to announce four exciting  bicycling opportunities for 2013. Sunny Catalonia Spain: Join us in northern Spain as we pedal through Catalonia and the Costa Brava.  Our Plus! ...

May 2012 ExperiencePlus! Rambler

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the April 2012 ExperiencePlus! Rambler A Note from Monica and Maria Elena New European Cycling Tours ...

April 2012 Rambler Newsletter

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the April 2012 ExperiencePlus! Rambler A Note from Monica and Maria Elena que dia es hoy ...

Dordogne Hazelnut Cake

I, like most of you, find myself excited by local specialties while I’m traveling and I often come home with flavored oils, spices or syrups that then sit in my ...

March 2012 Rambler Newsletter

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the March 2012 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Dear Folks… How I Biked Across Italy in 12 Days ExperiencePlus! Photo ...

January 2012 Rambler Newsletter

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the January 2012 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Dear Folks… 40 Years of Cycling Accommodations We Love: Part 4 Northern Argentina ...

December 2011 ExperiencePlus! Rambler

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the December 2011 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Dear Folks… The ExperiencePlus! Staff Gift Ideas Accommodations We Love: Part 3 The ...

November 2011 Rambler Newsletter

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the November 2011 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Dear Folks… Winter Tour Updates: Patagonia and Chile’s Wine ...

October 2011 Rambler Newsletter

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the October 2011 ExperiencePlus! Rambler     Dear Folks… A Virtual Day On Tour in Costa Rica Accommodations We ...

September 2011 Rambler Newsletter

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the September 2011 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Dear Folks… Cycling the Languedoc Plus! French Catalonia Cycling the ...

August 2011 Rambler

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the August 2011 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Dear Folks… 40th Anniversary Bike Across Italy – Pisa ...

Bicycling Belgium’s Best Breweries

ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours is teaming up for a VIP biking tour of Belgium with Jeff Lebesch, founder and former owner of New Belgium Brewing, also from Fort Collins, Colo. Lebesch ...

July Rambler Newsletter

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the July 2011 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Dear Folks… Bicycling Belgium’s Best Breweries VIP Tour Le Quatorze ...

June 2011 Rambler Newsletter

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the June 2011 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Dear Folks… Latin America – Book Now and Save Introducing ...

May 2011 Rambler Newsletter

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the May 2011 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Dear Folks… National Geographic Traveler’s “50 Tours of a ...

“50 Tours of a Lifetime” – The Danube

National Geographic Traveler has honored ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours once again by naming our Bicycling the Danube from Germany to Vienna Plus! Hungary tour as one of “50 Tours of a ...

April 2011 Rambler Newsletter

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the April 2011 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Dear Folks… ExperiencePlus! in the Media Bicycling Classical Greece: A ...

New Hybrid Bike Fleet

ExperiencePlus! Is Pleased To Introduce Our New Hybrid Bikes Müsing Bikes: After a long selection process, several visits to the Eurobike fair and numerous hours testing options one hybrid bike manufacturer ...

March 2011 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Newsletter

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the March 2011 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Dear Folks… ExperiencePlus! New Hybrid Bicycle Fleet Birth of ExpeditionPlus! ...

February 2011 Rambler Newsletter

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the February 2011 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Dear Folks… Bicycling the Mediterranean: Corsica and Sardinia Tips for ...

January 2011 Rambler Newsletter

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the January 2011 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Dear Folks… Bicycling the Vineyards of Alsace – The ...

December 2010 Rambler Newsletter

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the December 2010 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Dear Folks… Bicycling Vacations: Stress-Free Fun for Friends and ...

November 2010 Rambler Newsletter

Visit our Site | E-Mail | Brochure | Find a Tour | Book a Tour Welcome to the November 2010 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Dear Folks… Tales from the Road in Costa Rica Adventures in Passport ...

From Zeppelins to Bone Shakers Euro Bike 2010

I think the tides of change are a coming for cyclists everywhere. And change is good, especially if it gets you on a bike!  Surprisingly to those who ride regularly, ...

New Titanium Road Bikes on European Tours

How does a custom made aerospace grade titanium frame with a combination of Shimano Ultegra and 105 components, a carbon fork, and titanium rails on the saddle sound? ...

2010 Bicycle Tours, Discounts, Re-Cycle Rewards

August is the month ExperiencePlus! staff finalizes the next year’s tour schedule and prepares for the busy fall bicycle touring season in Europe. We now have the majority of our ...

2011 Dates and Early Booking Discount

2011 Dates and Early Booking Discount ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours has posted dates for all 2011 tours in Europe, including the Camino de Santiago – Rocesvalles to Santiago bicycle tour that ...