How To Wild Camp Anywhere For Free And Not Get Busted

It’s that time again — another ‘how-to’ sharing the essential tools of the adventurous cyclist’s trade. This time I’m going to deal with what is often a stressful thought for every rider: “Where the hell I am going to sleep tonight?!?” Sleeping is a right, not a privilege I believe…

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How To Build The Ultimate Round-The-World Expedition Touring Bike (With Pictures)

The original version of this article was published in September 2015. It was fully rewritten in January 2019 to reflect the current availability of parts and components, and last updated in July 2019.. Questions about touring bikes are by far and away the most frequently asked on this blog. And…

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10 Tips For Planning Your First Off-Road Bikepacking Expedition

Cycling across Europe to the Middle East in 2007 gave me thousands of miles of on-road cycle touring experience. But in 2009 I quickly discovered that riding the dirt tracks of Africa was a whole different ball-game to the smooth, well-maintained asphalt of Europe I’d grown used to. A two-month…

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The Best Sub-£1,000 Touring Bikes for Low-Budget Bicycle Adventures in 2019

Last updated in February 2019. Photo above taken on the crossing from Thailand to Myanmar in 2018, showing an upcycled mountain bike frame rebuilt for touring (for my wife!) by Oxford Bike Works. As cycle touring and bikepacking have exploded in popularity, many manufacturers have begun producing cheap, entry-level touring…

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Как отправиться в кругосветное путешествие на велосипеде: три простых шага

Шаг 1. Раздобудьте велосипед. Какой именно — не имеет значения. Главное, чтобы он был удобным и исправным. В любом случае, без велосипеда вы далеко не уедете. Шаг 2. Увольтесь.* На путешествие потребуется несколько лет, так что напишите своему начальству в заявлении на увольнение о том, что вам, конечно, очень жаль…

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