Bicycle Tourer

Adventures by bicycle aka bicycle touring and bikepacking. If you are a bicyclist, bicycle tourist or bikepacker submit your journey here. We also feature some stories about bicycle gear.

Frosty Wooldridge arrives at Atlantic Ocean during his Northern Tier bicycle tour.

Northern Tier Bicycle Tour

Editor’s Note: An update on Frosty’s adventures and a nice snapshot of those special moments that make travel worthwhile. He sure does keep busy! It

Tom Lais Bicycle Tour Logan Pass

Tom’s Bicycle Tour of Africa

Home is where the bicycle is. Editor’s Note: I’ve met few men who love bicycling as much as Tom. That’s actually an understatement. Tom just

Cycling Europe. Courtesy of Memory Catcher

4 Europe Cycling Tours You’ll Enjoy

A healthy and relaxing adventure By Nikki Jones Location: Europe If you’re looking for an active and healthy, but also exhilarating holiday, setting out to

Rachel Hugens and Patrick on the equator in Africa. Before and After. 1994 to 2015.

Dreaming of Doing the Absurd

And 3 strategies to achieve the impossible Editor’s Note: I’ve been following Rachel’s adventures for a while, and I can say I’ve been jealous and

Map of the 159 best bicycle touring destinations in the world.

159 bicycle touring destinations you must see

Editor’s Note: Here’s another great infographic with over 50 original drawings of cyclists. And, I’m one of them. And—Yes!—it looks like me. Scroll down and try to find my favorite 3 places to cycle tour in the world. All the other bicycle tourists contributed a lot of great suggestions that I’ll have to add to my bucket list of places to cycle. (I need a bigger bucket.) Thanks again to Mads for all the hard work that goes into collecting this information and making it look pretty. If you like this, see Mads’ other that shows 121 examples of trips that other bicyclists took.

Bike USA ad, full-page, 4-color newspaper ad. This is the ad that got Scott fired from his job as art director.

The advertisement that got me fired and “ruined” my life

This career-changing and life-changing event led to the incendiary moment which compelled me to ask, “If I could do anything, what would I do?” And if you know me, you know my answer was to ride a bicycle around the world and find the meaning of life and happiness or die trying. Well, I came close to dying, but I lived to write my best-selling, independent book Falling Uphill about my quest for happiness

Scotts knee surgery. A picture of laparoscopic surgery and the inside of Scott's knee

Health and Safety

Health: The Most Important Factor While Traveling What happens if you get sick or injured? I vividly recall the scene in the San Francisco restaurant.

Andrej Berlec and his Solar-Powered Bicycle.

Solar-Powered Bicycle

Editor’s Note: After suffering knee pains, Andrej Berlec invented his own solar bicycle. Now he can ride up to 250 km per day. He doesn’t

The Wheels of Chance; A Bicycling Idyll By H.G. Wells 1896. With a portrait of the author.

The Wheels of Chance by H.G. Wells

H.G. Wells wasn’t just a visionary when it came to time machines or men walking on the moon, he also wrote the very first book about bicycle touring, which also helped give rise to the female emancipation movement.

Rob Lilwall

Tandem bicycle ride across America

A Chinese girl and a British guy ride a tandem bicycle from coast to coast Editor’s Note: I want to try this. And you’re guaranteed

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