Virtuoso Life - May/June 2018 - 21
FROM THE VIRTUOSO LIFE BLOG
Biking 101: Four keys to the best cycling vacation.
A biking vacation delivers sightseeing and exercise in equal measure, perhaps explaining the
current boom in bike tours. Amanda Ogle researched what to know while planning a bike trip.
➊ You'll fit in, no matter how experienced a
rider you are. Tour companies create itineraries with varying elevation gains, mileage,
and activity levels, making it easy to choose
your best option.
➋ Many tour companies now offer electric
bikes, bringing power to the pedals and allowing riders to cover more miles at a faster
pace, with less effort.
➌ You can rest whenever you like or skip a
day entirely by taking advantage of the support vehicles.
For more tips and photos,
➍ First-timers should consider flatter or
quieter destinations, such as the Netherlands, the northern Italian region of Parma,
or Sonoma's wine country. More advanced
riders can challenge their quads on Japan's
Where we've been lately, according to Instagram.
Kansas City-based advisors
Michael and Barbara King
spent a night at "comfortable, serene" Los
Cauquenes Resort & Spa
Argentina before boarding
Silversea's Silver Cloud.
Virtuoso design director
returned from Nihi Sumba
(@nihisumba) in Indonesia.
Montauk, New York-based
advisor Maggie Joeckel
"Caribbean hues" at Sandy
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