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.
Africa is a place that can appear both exciting and slightly intimidating for cyclists planning a bike tour. Alongside amazing cultures and landscapes is a fear of the unknown. Not nearly as much information is out there for Africa, compared
A tunnel of trees, YES! Boring? no. We weren’t supposed to cycle Finland just yet. The plan was to bike all the way through Sweden and up into Norway. Then I got a toothache. The kind of toothache that’s impossible
Share Tweet Would you cycle the world's most dangerous tourist destinations? Many people do. Before setting off on a round the world bicycle tour, it’s important to inform yourself about potential hot spots. That way you can make informed decisions
The World’s Most Dangerous Countries for Bicycle Travelers Are you wondering which countries are best avoided on a bicycle tour around the world? A recent report by the World Economic Form might help you decide. The WEF’s Travel and Tourism
Download EuroVelo Routes GPS Tracks Using the links below, you can download the GPS tracks for the most popular EuroVelo Routes. If you’re using a dedicated GPS device (including GARMIN), download the GPX files. If you are using your SmartPhone
EuroVelo: The Simplest Way to Cycle Europe It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the route possibilities in Europe. Forging your own way is fun, but sometimes it’s also nice just to sit back, relax and follow somebody else’s route.
#1: It’s gonna be tough… But not so tough most moderately fit bicycle travelers can’t hack it. What counts most is commitment and a willingness to put up with some pain. The Pamir Highway traverses harsh and unforgiving landscape. It’s
It's all about the people you meet. Most of our best bicycle touring memories revolve around the connections we’ve made on the road. Sometimes it’s just an exchange of smiles or the thumbs up from a passing driver. Other times chance
When you dream of something for more than a decade, expectations are correspondingly high. Over the years, we’d crossed paths with scores of cyclists who’d gushed about the sublime beauty of the Pamirs. Most of them left out the part