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Stories for gear junkies about travel gear, weird bicycles and other fun stuff we can’t live without.

A packing list from a bicycle tour guide in 1897. See the article to read the complete list.

A bicycle touring packing list from 1897

Times have changed! Both culture and technology. How many of these items from the Victorian era would you include on your cycle touring packing list?

Best packing list advice for bicycle tourers

The best packing list advice for bicycle tourers

I don’t mean to scare people, but it’s important to know that bicycle touring can be life-threatening if you don’t have the proper supplies. Scott shares his packing list and advice from years of experience traveling.

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

Scott Stoll Shuttle Bike Kit Boat

Aquatic Bicycle Ride

If you didn’t know, I rode a bicycle around the world, and the most popular question was: “How did you ride a bike across the ocean?” My favorite joke was to say: “I just put extra air in the tires.” Now the joke has come true.

A bicycle rack in the shape of a giant comb

Artistic Bicycle Racks

Below are two bicycle racks that I discovered in my wanderings. The first is a new coffee shop in Bay View, Wisconsin, which is not only beautiful, but a great way to save space.

Fully-loaded touring bicycle ready to cross the Australian Outback

Weird bicycles

Who doesn’t love weird bicycles? I run across them all the time. Here is a work-in-progress collection of some strange but true bicycles, and some bicycles that may change the world.

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