August 2014 Rambler Newsletter

by ExperiencePlus! - Thursday, August 7, 2014 ExperiencePlus! Rambler Newsletter

In This Issue…


Mark Remy wrote in Bicycling Magazine back in 2001 “The best routes are the ones you haven’t ridden”  and we couldn’t agree more.  As we plan new trips and imagine new places to explore by bicycle we are often motivated by this sense that the best routes are just around the corner, waiting to be discovered.  Although we have ridden, researched, and seen the routes for all of our trips, the excitement of sharing a new destination with our travelers lends a special excitement to planning.

Our newsletter this month is full of information for the long term planner with a preview of new destinations and trips for 2015.  We’re especially excited to announce a new a new type of tour we are calling “Sightseer Tours” as well as two new classic ExperiencePlus! tours in Portugal and France. Not to leave the continental exploration behind, we also have a new ExpeditionPlus! tour that will go from Venice to Kalamata in Greece.

For those looking for a winter getaway, the Early Booking Discount for South America tours ends on August 31st so check out dates for tours in Argentina and Chile and secure your spot. Some tours are filling up fast!

If you have any questions about trips, or just want to send us a note about something else we are always happy to hear from you (or see you!)

Happy Cycling
Maria Elena and Monica

PS. For a fun break from work check out the real-time tour photos from our tour leaders and travelers on our Instagram Feed!

Introducing Sightseer Tours by ExperiencePlus!

ExperiencePlus! Sighseer tours in the Loire Valley

We’re rolling out a new style of tour specifically for people new to bicycle travel, for families, or for those seeking a cycling adventure at a leisurely pace.

Learn more about our Sightseer Tours.


New Paths to Pedal in 2015

Rainbows in Portugal with ExperiencePlus!

2015 brings you new tour options in Portugal’s Alentejo region, Brittany and Normandy in France, and a new ExpeditionPlus! offering that takes you from Venice to Kalamata, Greece.

Get ready to ride! Check out our new 2015 destinations.

Keeping Your Body Happy, Keeps You Happy by Sarah Awe


Perhaps last week or maybe in the next couple of months you will roll out of bed and think, “Ouch, when did getting out of bed become painful?!”

Here are a few tips that will help keep your body happy from our resident personal trainer Sarah Awe.


Book Review: In the City of Bikes: The Story of the Amsterdam Cyclist

In the City of Bikes

ExperiencePlus! founder, Rick Price reviews Pete Jordan’s latest book on bicycle history and advocacy.

Check out what Rick has to say about this eclectic author and his first effort since 2007’s Dishwasher: One Man’s Quest to Wash Dishes in All Fifty States.


Recipe:Breton Crêpes

Savory Crepes

John Giebler (our Director of Tours and occasional tour leader in France and Italy) shares his favorite crêpe recipe in honor of the new ExperiencePlus! tour in Brittany and Normandy.

Breton Crêpes – Bon Appetit!

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