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The purpose of this post is to give you ten tips to outfit your bike for touring, especially for a self supported multi-day tour. This list was motivated by a friend that I meet at a party, who is planning a cross country tip. This list focuses on accessories and things that you should bring.
Campus Pedals - […]
The weight of the supplies that a bicycle tourist carries is very important and cyclists strive to reduce the weight as much as possible. A bike tourist who is camping will be carrying a tent, sleeping bag, ground tarp and maybe a camping stove. All of these items add weight and bulk. I recently came […]
The purpose of this post is to discuss how I set up my bike with packs for a short tour. I have use the bike in the above photo on several short (3-4 day) warm weather tours when I stay at hotels, motels or B&Bs.
The bike has small panniers, an under-seat pack and a […]
If you are planning to do a self supported bicycle tour, it pays to do a practice tour. This is especially true if you are an inexperienced bicycle tourist and you are planning on doing a long tour. For those of you who have been following my friend Ibti on her tour (A Bikeable Feast); a practice […]
I have many friends that don’t ride when it gets cold. However with the right clothing and accessories, you can be warm and comfortable. If you are going to tour it is important to get the right clothing and learn through trial and error what makes you comfortable. The temperature is not the only factor […]« Previous Entries