Daily mileage will vary, and there will be options to ride less or more each day. The range is estimated to be 25-66 miles.
While it’s always difficult to predict the weather, the temperatures tend to be mild, and rain tends to be sparse. In the desert of Borrego Springs, it rains an average of 2 days per month in February, the average high is 74F, and the average low is 47F. Evenings and early mornings in the desert can be quite cool, and there is one climb over a 4,000 ft. pass, so please bring warm clothing.
When researching a trip, we seek out dining options with healthy, fresh choices typical of the California cuisine style of cooking.
Rest assured that nobody goes hungry on an Undiscovered Country trip! One of the joys of riding several hours per day is getting to enjoy the dinner afterwards. Feel free to order anything on the menu. The only thing that isn't incuded is alcohol.
Breakfasts are either continental style or made to order.
We gather on the first morning of the trip in Palm Springs, at the Renaissance Palm Springs, conveniently located near the Palm Springs Airport.
The trip officially ends in the mid-afternoon on the last day, at the Miramonte Resort in Palm Springs.
Cycling shorts, cycling jerseys, cycling socks, cycling shoes, gloves, helmet (mandatory), wind jacket or vest, rain gear (jacket, pants, helmet cover, shoe covers), sunglasses. For colder weather: arm warmers, knee/leg warmers or tights, full fingered gloves, shoe covers, beanie.
Hat, bathing suit, sweater or jacket, comfortable shoes, casual evening wear.
Sunscreen, lip balm, prescription medicines, chamois cream, toiletries, identification, medical insurance card.
If you still have questions, please take a look at our general Frequently Asked Questions page. It addresses general questions.
Just completed the six day tour of Sonoma wine country. Can't say enough good things about the trip. The guides (Scott and Geoff) were excellent -- attentive, knowledgeable and supportive to riders of all abilities. The accommodations were world class; the food outstanding. The rides were planned, varied and beautiful. Highly recommended!
TripAdvisor May 2013