The Ride Xperience
Kara Killen, May 2, 2018
|3 minute read|
We all know that Central Florida has world-class theme parks, water rides and activities of a calibre that you won’t find anywhere else. But we also have a tropical countryside that makes for great photographs and lifelong memories. Imagine gliding through verdant nature, charming towns and rolling hills on a warm and sunny afternoon...on a bike.
Delivered to You
The Ride Xperience is run by people who are passionate about cycling. They provide everything you need for a safe, comfortable and enjoyable ride, from helmet to water bottle. And, the night before your ride, they deliver it (and pick it up) right to your luxury vacation villa. It couldn’t be simpler.
Beginners, intermediates and experienced cyclists alike will all enjoy this unique way to get your exercise in while enjoying the great outdoors.
The Ride Xperience offers elite road bikes, including carbon frame, such as: Specialized Tarmac, Pinarello Gan, Specialized Ruby and Specialized Dolce. All of these include delivery and pickup, helmet, pedals, flat kit (CO2, tube, levers, charger and multi-tool), Garmin 25 computer, two bottle cages, floor pump for more than two-day rentals, and one free water bottle. Or choose Specialized Crossroad bikes for Men and Ladies that include delivery and pickup, helmet, lock, lights, one bottle cage and one free water bottle.
Not sure where you're going? No worries, The Ride Xperience also offers coaches or "domestiques" to guide you. They not only assist you during the experience, they film it as well. The perfect souvenir!
The Orlando area has a lot of sights to explore and there is nothing better than experiencing them by bike. It’s also a smart solution for staying active while on vacation, spending quality time with friends and family, and seeing parts of Central Florida you never knew existed. The following are the excursions you can choose from:
Winter Garden and Lake Minneola
Water lovers will appreciate this tour. From Winter Garden you’ll ride to lovely Lake Minneola. Enjoy beautiful views and stop by the newest bike shop that serves delicious cappuccinos. This is one of the preferred routes for beginners and intermediate cyclists. Approximate duration 3 to 4 hours (30 to 40 miles).
Celebration is a picturesque town that was founded by Disney (the kids will love this ride). The roads are quiet and the neighborhood is welcoming. Approximate duration 2 to 3 hours (15 to 20 miles).
Oakland to Clermont (Sugarloaf Mountain)
If you are in the mood for a tougher ride, try this one departing from Oakland and following a trail to Montverde and on to Sugarloaf, home to some of the highest hills in Central Florida. Approximate duration 3 to 4 hours (40 to 50 miles).
Winter Garden and West Orange Trail
Take off from Winter Garden and enjoy beautiful nature trails. The ride ends in a charming area that offers coffee shops, restaurants and a farmers market. This is an easy ride with an approximate duration of 2 hours (10 to 25 miles).
Not only is nature biking a great alternative to long days at crowded theme parks, but also a chance to connect with Florida nature. So whether you and your family are passionate cyclists or casual bikers, this is a truly unique way to enjoy your vacation. You can book your ride now through their website, The Ride Xperience.