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News

New Paths to Pedal in 2015

ExperiencePlus! is pleased to introduce you to three new cycling destinations for 2015. France: Cycling Brittany and Normandy  Just across the channel from southern England, France’s Brittany and Normandy regions...Read More »

Travel Stories

Introducing Sightseer Tours by ExperiencePlus!

At ExperiencePlus! we believe that cyclists of all ages, abilities and experience levels should have the opportunity to explore the world by bike. So this year, we’re rolling out a...Read More »

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Reviews

Scrubba: A Pocket-Sized Washing Machine

My methods for doing laundry on bike trips have always left me wondering about my cleanliness. It is one reason I am a fan of Dr Bronner’s peppermint soap because...Read More »

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Travel Stories

6 Reasons to Bicycle the Czech Republic

As a new mother (Lidia turned two a few months ago), I haven’t been on many bike tours the past 3 years, but this past summer I was able to...Read More »

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Travel Stories

2013’s Greatest Hits on the ExperiencePlus! Facebook...

With the beginning of the New Year we thought we’d highlight some of 2013’s most popular features on the joys of travel and bicycling from the ExperiencePlus! facebook page. We...Read More »

Jim and Sari on their ExperiencePlus! tandem in Spain

Travel Stories

Confessions of a Tandem Cyclist

Jim and Sari Rosokoff live in Glastonbury, CT, a suburb of Hartford.  Three years ago, Jim retired after 32 years as a solo dermatologist, after being inspired by other retired...Read More »

Just one of the spectacular landscapes you'll find cycling in Argentina.

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Tika’s Secret about Argentina

As Tika and I reached the top of the hill, Eric had leaned his bike against a tree and was admiring the vast lake below. The clear blue sky reflected...Read More »

Reviews

A Lady Cyclist’s Guide to Kashgar by Suzanne Joinson

Certain places call out to me for the mystery and the allure that they exude.  Tasmania and the Afghanistan of fifty years ago fit that category, mainly because I did...Read More »

ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours rear rack pack.

Travel Planning > What's Included

What’s In My Rear Rack Pack

On every ExperiencePlus! trip we provide a rear rack pack to carry the items you’ll need during your ride.  As with any kind of packing, there is a delicate balance...Read More »

Dervla Murhpy in Barcelona (Courtesy of Dervla Murhpy)

Reviews

Dervla Murphy, Touring Bicyclist and Traveler Extraordinaire

As you anticipate your bicycle travel adventure you would do well to prepare by reading some of Dervla Murphy’s bicycle narratives.  I can’t think of a better way to “gear...Read More »

Welcome from Sardinia

Travel Stories

Presenting Exceptional Cycling Destinations That You’ve...

There a few rare cycling destinations that ExperiencePlus! offers simply because we feel that you would be missing out on something extraordinary if you don’t ride there. For some unfathomable...Read More »

News

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...Read More »

ExperiencePlus! traveler Shirley Mangione skydiving.

Travel Stories

Traveler’s Stories: Shirley Mangione

Shirley Mangione has done an ExperiencePlus! cycling trip each year since 2010 and in 2013 she will do two including Catalonia’s Costa Brava in Spain and Puglia in southern Italy....Read More »

Travel Stories

6 Reasons to Bicycle Chile and Argentina

1. Discover the Unexpected. Due to their immense differences, it is somewhat unfair to talk about Chile and Argentina as if they were the same country. But, there is one...Read More »

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Travel Stories

If Wishes Were Horses

Cycling on the island of Corsica has been on my wish list for nearly a decade so when I learned that I would be traveling there in September to join...Read More »

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Reviews

Ride the Tour Divide

Julie Horton reflects on Paul Howard’s Eat, Sleep, Ride: How I Braved Bears, Badlands, Big Breakfasts in My Quest to Cycle the Tour Divide and Be Brave, Be Strong: A...Read More »

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Travel Stories

Catalonia’s Costa Brava an Interview with Joan...

We interviewed our Spanish country coordinator and tour leader Joan Escosura about something very close to his heart – ExperiencePlus!’  new cycling trip along Catalonia’s Costa Brava which he helped...Read More »

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Travel Stories

Discover a Whole New Tuscany

We have a secret to share — there is a little corner of Tuscany that has remained undiscovered where the bicycling is fantastic, far gentler than in the rest of...Read More »

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Travel Stories

Corsica and the 2013 Tour de France

In July 2013 the Tour de France, and the rest of the world, will discover what ExperiencePlus! has known for years: that Corsica, the “Island of Beauty” as first described...Read More »

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Travel Stories

Bicycling Bavaria’s Back Roads

Join ExperiencePlus! this summer to Bicycle Bavaria’s Back Roads and discover a wonderful mixture of history, and the fairy tale landscapes of the brothers Grimm.  Today some of the best-preserved...Read More »

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News

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...Read More »

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Travel Stories

40th Anniversary Bike Across Italy

By ExperiencePlus! traveler Tamsen Granger I just got back from the ExperiencePlus! 40th Anniversary Bike Across Italy Tour – Pisa to Venice- what a trip! It was 12 days of...Read More »

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Rambler E-Newsletters, Travel Stories

Camino de Santiago – Roncesvalles to Santiago

Guy Cunningham joined ExperiencePlus! on the June 1 – 15, 2012 departure of the Camino de Santiago – Roncesvalles to Santiago and fortunately for all of us he kept a...Read More »

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Travel Stories

A Healing Journey

By ExperiencePlus! Traveler Sally LaVenture Our dream had been to ride bikes through the Italian countryside on my 60th birthday. But life got in the way, or really I should...Read More »