The 5 Different Types of Bikes You Need To Know

  • The 5 Different Types of Bikes You Need To Know

    For me, there are 5 different types of bikes you should know. I left off a few from this list because they might be a subcategory of one of these others or they may just not be super important. For example, beach cruisers may be a fun way to ride on Saturdays down at the […]

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    121 Bikepacking Experts Share Their Routes Around The World

    Bicycle touring has a rich and unique history. From working class travel in late 19th century Europe, to US soldier brigades traveling entirely by bike in the early 1900’s history has seen its share of people who supported and got the most out of bike travel. However, prior to 1976, bicycle touring was really seen […]

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    Bikepacking Bikes And Gear List (What You Must Know Before You Pack Your Bags)

    Bikepacking is a relatively new thing on the scene. Although touring and other forms of bike travel have been around for quite some time, it really hasn’t been until now that folks are starting to make gear and bikes specific to bikepacking. Obviously we can’t explore everything but what I can do is give you […]

  • Maïa in the bike trailer and Unia on the back

    These 2 Children Grew up in a Bike Trailer (and Loved It)

    Alice Goffart and Andoni Rodelgo biked around the world for 7 years. They started shortly after their first child Maïa was born, kept going through their second pregnancy and gave birth to Unai on the road! In this exclusive interview they share why they decided to bike around the world, how it affected the children, […]

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    This Family Survived on Free Food For a Year

    Patrick Jones and Meg Ulman spend a year cycling up and down the east coast of Australia with their two boys. Great idea – and what really made their trip unique was that they aimed to live of foraging, roadkill and other free food! By doing so, they showed just how much free food there […]

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    Tilmann Waldthaler Has Lived On His Bike For More Than 30 years

    Tilmann Waldthaler has been cycling since October 1977! So far he has visited 143 countries and cycled 462,000 km (287,000 miles). His tours have been full of adventure, including crossing the Himalaya mountains, being shot at in Iran and meeting his wife in the middle of Sahara. In this interview he explains how he travels, […]

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    Shirine Bikes Around the World for $5 Per Day

    A few weeks ago I heard about Shirine who is biking around the world. That is impressive by itself, but what is even more impressive is that she started when she was 20 years old, that she did it alone for the first 10 months and that she survives on just $5 per day! It […]

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    Biking from Alaska to Argentina with Two 10 Year Old Children

    Nancy Sathre-Vogel went on a trip that took her from Alaska to Argentina and lasted almost three years. And she was not alone. Together with her was her husband and their two 10 year old children. Here she tells us about the trip, how it is to do long distance biking as a family and […]