September 2013 Rambler Newsletter

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In This Issue…

Greetings from Colorado, Italy, and Chile

ExperiencePlus! at the US Pro Challenge

Welcome to the new Rambler! We’ve spiffed up our newsletter design and hope that you like the simpler navigation and fresh look.

Maria Elena is in Chile scouting some interesting destinations and opportunities. If you’d like to pedal in this beautiful country we still have a few spaces on our Chile Wine Country tours in March and December starts the season for our Patagonia’s Lakes District trips.

Back in Ft. Collins August saw some fun events happening – we hosted a viewing spot for the US Pro Cycling Challenge and had a blast watching the pros flash by on the uphill at speeds we only reach when we go downhill. Here are some photos from that beautiful day – and thanks to everyone who came out to say hi!

Our fall season in Europe is in full swing and for those pilgrims that have done or hope to do the Camino de Santiago trip Gigi Ragland, Travel Editor of Women’s Adventure Magazine, will be blogging about her experiences on our September 13 – 27 tour on Women’s Adventure Magazine’s website, and an introductory article appears on page 22 of the Fall 2013 edition of the magazine.

We hope to see you on the road soon!

Monica and Maria Elena

2014 Destinations Update

 Cycling in Poland with ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours

The 2014 departure dates you’ve been waiting for, along with a list of those tours that are already confirmed or almost sold out, and a special shout out to a few unique opportunities we are offering in 2014.

Check out the latest news.

Thoughts On Ireland by Jo Baldwin

 Bicycling in Ireland with ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours

From sheep to rain ponchos, Guinness to Gaelic school children, Jo Baldwin and her sister Jenica reminisce about their bicycle tour in Ireland over a cup of tea with EP!

Brew your own cuppa and read more.

Exceptional Cycling Destinations That You’ve Never Heard Of

Where in the world are you?

For some unfathomable reason there are truly exceptional cycling locations that aren’t on anyone’s bucket list, you haven’t seen movies or read about them, but they are truly too good to miss. ExperiencePlus! is here to inspire you to imagine the possibilities

Click here to get off the beaten path.

Book Reviews: Dervla Murphy Touring Cyclist and Traveler Extraordinaire

Dervla Murphy Wheels within Wheels

Since 1965 when Dervla Murphy published her first bicycle touring book, Full Tilt, the narrative of her ride from Ireland to India in the early 1960s, she has published twenty books, at least ten of them about her bicycle travels.

Read more about Dervla’s books and exploits.

Recipe: Peach Raspberry ‘Tart’

Peach Raspberry 'Tart' a reason to ride more with ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tours

We’ve created a hybrid of a fresh croissant and bowl of warm summer fruit for a dessert or a sweet breakfast treat in celebration of our Paris to Lyon Plus! Marseille. If those French pastry classes seem too challenging, try this recipe instead for a similar effect and fewer steps.

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