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Bike Riders: 4 New Trips. 4 Great Guides



(February 1, 2008) Boston, Mass. - Bike Riders, the luxury biking and hiking travel company is excited to announce 4 new trips guided by 4 of its very best. After 17 years of sharing trips in New England, Canada and Europe, Bike Riders now offers trips in Croatia, Mexico, Argentina and South Africa. Each trip guided by 4 exceptional guides, add their insider knowledge, their valuable know-how and Bike Riders style.

"It was time for us to explore new countries and give our travelers 4 more reasons to experience The Art of Traveling Well," said Bike Riders' Director Lorenzo De Monaco. Like all Bike Riders trips, the group size is small (16 is the absolute maximum), the pace is your own and you will indulge in luxurious accommodations and gourmet meals. "And Croatia, Mexico, Argentina and South Africa, will be no different - truly one-of-a-kind events that we're very excited about."

Croatia's Istrian Riviera with Dawn Saucier
No one knows Italy like Bike Riders and no one knows our Italian adventures quite like Dawn. She has ridden nearly every route, has established herself as a true Italian insider and has helped make Bike Riders trips extra special. Now Dawn guides you across the Adriatic on an exclusive Bike Riders journey through Croatia's Istrian peninsula, its mountain villages and dramatic coastlines. Dawn's engaging personality brings to life the raw beauty, strong history and perfect blend of luxury and simplicity, that is Croatia. Experience for yourself Croatia's Istrian Riviera.

Colonial Mexico with Peter Williams
Ride the ancient paths of central Mexico. Be chaperoned by snow-capped dormant volcanos always sitting quietly in the distance. Discover the quiet, ancient, undiscovered Mexico that Bike Riders' Pete Williams has been passionate about for more than 13 years. Experience the joy of a proud simple people. Discover true Mexican flavors inspired by their Spanish roots. Sleep next to a 3,000 year old pyramid. From Puebla to small hidden villages like Coatepc and Cholula, Pete will guide you through a country rich with history, food & culture. Ride the paths less traveled and see a side of Mexico few have experienced. Join us in Colonial Mexico.

La Tranquilidad de Argentina with Teresa Perez
Argentina is a country full of the fine things in life...awe-inspiring landscapes featuring both immense plains and imposing mountains, fantastic new world wines, European-flavored sophistication and most of all, intensely passionate people who have perfected the art of good living. That includes Teresa Perez, a Bike Riders guide, who has called Argentina home for the past 3 years. Her passion is contagious and combined with true Bike Riders luxury, your adventure from Mendoza to Maipu will be unforgettable. La Tranquilidad de Argentina, your adventure awaits.

South Africa: Exhilaration of the Wild with Andy Dickerson
"I can guarantee none of our other rides include giraffes, baboons and zebras." For the past eight years when Andy Dickerson has not been leading Bike Riders trips throughout France, Spain & Ireland, he's traveling the southern hemisphere discovering and living South Africa. So who better to lead Bike Riders' first exclusive adventure through South Africa than Andy. Our adventure promises raw untamed beauty matched with Bike Riders luxury...which means, yes you can have steak for dinner but why not try Springbok or Kudu meat. Be pampered in the hotels and blown away by the lush African wilderness and wildlife at Shamwari Game Reserve. Daily excursions will find you spotting the big 5...lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo and rhinos. South Africa: Exhilaration of the Wild is truly is a once in a lifetime adventure.

About Bike Riders
Since 1991 Boston-based Bike Riders has been offering small, elegant biking trips to Maine, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, Canada, Ireland, France, Italy, Spain and Portugal. A Bike Riders trip features off-the-beaten track itineraries, world-class inns and celebrated restaurants, many of which are Bike Riders" exclusives. Privately owned and operated by Eileen Holland and Lorenzo De Monaco, a husband-and-wife team who share a passion for travel and good food, as well as roots in many of regions they visit, Bike Riders "saturates [travelers] in the locale" and avoids the "generic tour" atmosphere of larger travel companies. Bike Riders has been recommended by such publications as Travel & Leisure, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit,, Islands Magazine, Boston Magazine, US News & World Report, The New York Times, New York Magazine, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle, Fodor's, Departures and Italia Magazine. Bike Riders also offers family, self-guided and private trips. More information can be found at a

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