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Country Guides

Practical country specific info for planning your bicycle tour.
Information + Inspiration

Information + Inspiration

Tips and advice on planning a round-the-world bicycle tour.
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Bikes + Gear

All about the gear we love and the bikes that we've ridden all around the world.

The Latest Tour News

Bicycle Touring Norway

Before visiting, I knew 5 things about Norway:The roads are really, really steep.Everything is crazy expensive.Vicious mosquitoes and midges attack any unprotected flesh.The weather is stormy and unsettled all year long.The wild camping is wonderful.

Random Saddle Tales

Riding the Spine

Japan is a surprisingly mountainous country.  With all the major population centers shoved together along the coastal lowlands, the interior is blissfully empty.  After all the hassles and headaches of navigating between Osaka and Tokyo (with a population of around