Bicycle Tour Training

by Nadine Dirksen - Monday, April 10, 2017

ExperiencePlus! has FREE Bicycle Training Programs designed specifically for our cycling tours by Joe Friel, the author of ten books on training including the popular and best-selling “Training Bible” book series and Cycling Over 50. He holds a Master’s degree in Exercise Science, is a USA Triathlon and USA Cycling certified Elite-level coach so imminently qualified to prepare you for your next bicycling adventure with ExperiencePlus!.

These training programs are customized for our tour ratings so let’s say you are joining us to Bicycle Italy’s Lakes District which is rated 201, you are under 50 years of age, and aren’t currently doing any exercise. Joe has a 12-week fitness program designed so that you’ll be prepared to handle both the mileage and terrain.

Our training programs include tips for developing Bicycle Handling and Safety Skills, and encourage you to keep fit by reminding you of the Health Benefits of Cycling including 7 steps to find time and stay motivated for training. Make sure to check out these articles as well for more information.

The programs are free and available for download on our website. Find the tour level you are preparing for below and your age group to continue.

 

Nadine Dirksen - A German native, Nadine is a happy Colorado transplant who moved from lush Bavaria when she married. She left the land of pretzels in 2012 and has been enjoying a fun life full of cycling, mountain biking, CrossFit, hiking, running and any other outdoor activity that involves her little black Dachshund-mix. When not having fun outside or at work, she tries her hand at different craft projects with varying success. She helps our travelers by answering all their questions before their tours and she can't wait to help you bring your dream trip to reality!