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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.
Money and budget: The third most important factor to travel. Update: This article was originally written by Dennis as an estimate. Scott updated the numbers with the actual cost of his trip around the world on a bicycle between 2001-2005, so I think everything got more expensive. Below you can read about how we estimated
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. I was seated with my fellow riders in the midst of a bicycle trip down the West Coast. The conversation turned to what was next in life for each of
121 Bicycle touring experts share the details of their trip. I’m honored to be one of them. You can see below that bicycle touring is sport that almost anyone can do.
Nothing will put the brakes on a trip like getting sick or injured. Travel tips on staying healthy, being prepared and curing the common traveler’s woes.
Money Tips & Tricks Note: This article is a work-in-progress. For more info about money and budgets, read Scott’s budget for traveling around the world on a bicycle. The most basic tip is to be as self-sufficient as possible. Your three biggest expense will be transportation, lodging and food. So these are the areas to
SCOTT STOLL BIKED around the world, cycling a whopping 25,742 miles in four years. He wrote about his continent-hopping bike trip in the book Falling Uphill.
i.e. Lessons learned the hard way A few suggestions that are a step beyond the obvious. Here are my top 12 travel tips: Just do it! If you choose to bicycle tour, get on a bike and go. You’ll figure it out fast. Enjoy the ride. This may sound cliché, but I was surprised by
There have been a few additions to my bicycle touring kit this time round, and a few subtractions.
Andy’s Travel Tip The worst thing about traveling is worrying about getting robbed. I am always a little worried. I am carrying a portable computer, and a digital camera. OK, so how do I get this MONKEY off my back? I put my own padlock on the door. The one I purchased. I love when
I am still in Arequipa trying to teach English, I am not sure I am the best teacher but I do learn a lot. I am staying in the Hostal Wilson on Puente Grau. It cost me 10 soles a night, or about 3 dollars USA. I am getting a special deal, it is normally