August 2013 Rambler Newsletter

by ExperiencePlus! - Wednesday, July 31, 2013 ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours Rambler Newsletter

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Welcome to the August 2013 ExperiencePlus! Rambler

Maria Elena and Monica at the "farm".Where has the summer gone! We may not have the answer to that question, but we do know that this month the planning team has spent most of their time looking into the future. In fact, the 2014 calendar for trips in Europe is 90% complete and live on our website.

Today is The Day for Early Booking Discounts: Our Early Booking Discount for tours in South America ends today, and the Early Booking for European trips starts now and runs through November 15th.  Which means that for one day (today!) you have the chance to save $200, per person, on any of our European and South American departures scheduled from December 2013 – October 2014.

With the future in mind, we don’t want to be in such a hurry to forget the present. Late summer and fall season trips are just around the corner and though a number of departures are sold out we do have a some availability in September and October.  Looking for an island retreat, how about Sardinia or Corsica (or both!)? Wanting some southern flavor, head to Andalucia in Spain or Sicily and Puglia in Italy. September and October are fabulous times to travel – fewer crowds and cool weather make for perfect cycling.

For those of you in Colorado during the USA Pro Challenge – keep a lookout for an ExperiencePlus! tent on Centennial Drive during the last 10 miles of the Northern ColoradoStage 6.  It should be a great experience to see professional racing in Colorado on one of our favorite local roads

Whether you are planning trips 12 months from now or just dreaming about riding your bike on your local neighborhood route, we hope you have a fabulous August.  Enjoy our newsletter this month and we hope to see you soon,

Monica and Maria Elena

2014 New Bicycle Tour Itineraries Preview

ExperiencePlus! cyclists leave the Hotel de Ville

A fantastic new tour in Umbria, Italy, an ExpeditionPlus! trip from Austria’s Alps to Italy’s Adriatic are just the start of our new line up. Also, you’ll find two of our favorite tours revived, revamped and ready to roll: Poland to Slovakia Plus! Budapest and the classic ride between two of France’s most compelling cities – Paris to Marseille.

Learn more about our new bicycle trips for 2014 here.

Early Booking Discounts and Re-Cycle Rewards

Enjoy a glass of wine and book your next cycling adventure

It’s time to save with our annual Early Booking and Re-Cycle Discounts!

Check out the details here.

Click n’ Go by ExperiencePlus! Tour Leader Pia de Richemont

Massimo Malpezzi and Pia de Richemont

Pia offers two solutions for those of you who need a little help seeing your cycling computer. CliC glasses are perfect for the adventure travelers who need glasses just some of the time!

Learn more about CliC glasses and Sunreaders.

Book Reviews: Rose Café: Love and War in Corsica by John Hanson Mitchell

The Rose Cafe: Love and War in Corsica

Allow John Hanson Mitchell to transport you back to the early 1960’s while he introduces you to the personalities and secrets of the individuals of the Rose Café in his memoir Rose Café: Love and War in Corsica.

Read staffer Joeann Gutowski’s review of the Rose Café: Love and War in Corsica here.

Recipe: Belgian Endive and Pear Salad

Belgian Endive and Pear Salad

A delightfully refreshing salad featuring one of Belgium’s finest crops – endive.

Check out the recipe here.

Happy Cycling until next month!

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