The story of how I saved money, quit my job, sold my possessions,
and set off to endlessly travel by bike around the world.
My 3 Books
I write, self publish and sell
books about touring
Where am I?
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Places I have been
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India and Neighbors
May 2010 to present
/ Canada / USA
May 2008 to April 2010
Sept 2007 to May 2008
Sept 2006 to Sept 2007
SE Asia / China
Nov 2004 to Sept 2006
June 2003 to June 2004
AZ, Mexico, and
March 2002 to April 2003
How I started
The 5 years before I left
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Equipment Pages Index
How Much to Bring and Weight
Advice About Advice
A Note to Perspective Sponsors and Gear Suppliers
more about Sponsorship)
HERE for Touring Bikes and Commuting Bicycles
Custom Touring Bicycles and Bike Upgrade Buyers Guide
Bicycle Touring Frames
Steel Repair Myth.
and Aluminum Derailleur Hanger Repair.
Bicycle Touring Wheels
Phil Wood: The Best Bicycle Hubs
Panniers / Bike Bags
Cargo Trailers Vs Panniers
Tires for Bike Tours..
Bicycle Touring Saddles.
Women's Specific Bike Touring Saddles
Brooks Leather Touring Bicycle Saddle Care and Conditioning
Touring Handlebars, Bar Ends, Adjustable Stems, and Padded Grips.
Sealed Cartridge Headsets
How to prevent flat tires
Bike Route Trails and Maps
Buying Camping Equipment
Tent and Ground
Pots and Pans
Solar Power for Camp
Bike Touring Shorts
Bicycle touring lights
Pictures of Equipment Failures
all 3 book)
A quickie before I go
25, 2009 (Sent From Yuma, AZ, USA)
is going to be a quick note to reply to numerous emails asking when the last
day of our book sale will be. The 50% off book sale will end this
Tuesday March 3, 2009, because we hit the road again a few days later.
Now = 1 book for US$11 or both books for
Later = 1 book for US$22 or both books for US$33.
50% OFF BOOK SALE ends Tuesday March 3,
There are many other announcements that I will send in a
newsletter shortly after the end of the book sale including several public
appearances and big changes to our trip and future travel plans. At
the moment I am swamped with deadlines and travel preparations.
There are a couple links to recent stories about us on the
internet and a little video I put together answering a frequently asked question about where we write our books and work on the web site.
Yes, we are discussing a third book about Southeast Asia.
Times Union News, Albany, New York, "Traveling the world on
two wheels" by Alan Wechsler
Bicycle Touring Pro, "The
Road That Has No End And 4 Other Travel Tidbits" by Darren Alff
Where do we
write our books?
Wishing everyone in the northern hemisphere a great spring and those
in the southern hemisphere a colorful autumn - Tim Travis
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