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A typical lunch spread.

Travel Planning: Food and Meals

Managing Your Food Intake on a Bicycle Tour

One of the most important things in life is FOOD, we can’t live without it!  Food can be one of the best parts and biggest challenges in a day; did... Read More »


Travel Planning: Bicycle Tour Training

How Hard Should I Train For This?

To start this section off we want to remind you first and foremost that although these trips can accommodate travelers with just about any level of fitness, you will be... Read More »

A rewarding descent photo from Mont Ventoux.

Travel Planning: Bicycle Tour Training

Prepare to Succeed

It’s about that time: it’s getting cold, dark, and breezy, and the idea of riding your bike outside may seem less and less appealing. So what now – how are... Read More »

A happy cyclist in the Languedoc

Travel Planning: Bicycle Tour Training

Cadence is the Key to Cycling

Have you ever come back from a ride and thought, “Wow, my legs are toast. Why do people enjoy this?” I know I have. When I was new to road... Read More »

Travel Planning: Bicycle Tour Training

Keeping Your Body Happy, Keeps You Happy

So you’ve been putting in lots of hours of training and preparation for your upcoming ExperiencePlus! Bicycle Tour, fantastic!  All of these hours will certainly help make your tour that... Read More »

Biceps and Biking in Argentina with ExperiencePlus!

Travel Planning: Bicycle Tour Training

Mighty Motivation

What is motivation? Quite literally, it is the desire to do things.  Everyone has motivation but it seems like some days we have more of it than others.  Motivation in... Read More »

Cycling in Argentina and Chile with ExperiencePlus!

Travel Planning: Bicycle Tour Training

Training for Hills When You Don’t Have Any

You have an exciting Experience Plus! Bicycle tour of Chile and Argentina to look forward to!  You are visualizing the beautiful Cardenal Samore Pass with inviting thermal pools waiting for... Read More »

Yoga at the border of Chile and Argentina

Travel Planning: Bicycle Tour Training

Preparing for Cycling Season

As a native Floridian who has a fierce hatred of the cold, it will still be a couple weeks before I venture out for an outdoor ride in beautiful Northern... Read More »

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