Looking for inspiration?
There’s some great collections of bicycle-touring blogs out there;
Checkout the girls at Loretta’s WOW -Woman on Wheels- Wall
Friedel & Andrew have tons of info, And a huge collection of bike-touring Blogs in their en-CYCLO-pedia
More Bicycle touring blogs to be found in Eric’s & Amaya’s collection : Go Bicycle Touring Blogs
And Amaya’s Woman Cycle the World Page, Inspiration and information
Tim & Laura keep a long distance bicycle-database on their site ‘the Next Challenge‘
And now you want to go but
don’t know where to start?
Check out the Bike Touring Survival guide
250 pages of hard-earned advice on getting kitted out for your adventure.
If that’s not enough, check out Tom’s website ,where you will find every single piece of information you ever wanted.
Alastair Humphreys has an aweful lot of stories, tips, tricks and information on his website.
Warmshowers is a wonderful community for touring cyclists and hosts.
Well, I guess I’ll see you out there!
Happy days 🙂
And here’s some blogs I follow:
I ran into Heike in Tasmania in 2011, since she’s cycled many many km’s and keeps an great blog chockablock of stunning images!
Cinderella. another Dutch girl taking it easy and enjoying her travels at a good pace. Great stories and beautiful pictures.
From Sweden with lots of happiness rides Frederika around the world. Beautiful images and short interesting blog post, always leaving you wanting to read more..
Jin, from Korea has set off from Canada to ride her bike as far as she can to see the universe, She has a wonderful way of describing her travels.
Emily, A bike courier who takes on the world.
Hera, another Dutch girl taking on the world.
I love reading Richards humorous travel tales as he cycles onwards, forever onwards (and mostly uphill) -in Dutch-
Shane. bike touring, bike packing, winter, summer, fall. Shane Cycles
Helen’s take on…. whatever comes her way (or whatever she finds her way to)
Is it riding across Africa, Siberia, Adventure talks or writing books. She just does it all.
I met Dorothee in Indonesia on her first tour around the world, she’s a machine and is now on her second lap around.
Eleanor. Adventurer, photographer, writer. Based in China. Wonderful photography
Bernadette went on her first biketrip aged 16 and now, decades later still absolutely loves bike touring by herself, She keeps her blog in Dutch and writes bicycle guidebooks.
Leana. Sold up and set off in 2007. Still going.
Kurt. Who after I met him in Turkey went on to keep an awesome blog and have some crazy off-road South American adventures. And onwards…
Greamme has the best blog out there if you’re interested in trails Australia!
(He also got one for Hiking New Zealand these days.)
Fietsjunks Ellen and Elmar are now cycling the America’s but have been all over the world taking stunning images as they go.