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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 Plan

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I write, self publish and sell books about touring

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India and Neighbors
May 2010 to present

Alaska / Canada / USA
May 2008 to April 2010

New Zealand
Sept 2007 to May 2008

Australia
Sept 2006 to Sept 2007

SE Asia / China
Nov 2004 to Sept 2006

South America
June 2003 to June 2004

AZ, Mexico, and Central America
March 2002 to April 2003

How I started
The 5 years before I left


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Equipment Pages Index

Introduction
How Much to Bring and Weight
Some Advice About Advice
A Note to Perspective Sponsors and Gear Suppliers
(See more about Sponsorship)

START HERE for Touring Bikes and Commuting Bicycles
Custom Touring Bicycles and Bike Upgrade Buyers Guide
Bicycle Touring Frames 
The Steel Repair Myth.
Steel 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
Bike Computer
Touring Handlebars, Bar Ends, Adjustable Stems, and Padded Grips.
Kickstands
Sealed Cartridge Headsets

How to prevent flat tires
Bike Route Trails and Maps

Camping
Buying Camping Equipment
Tent and Ground Cloth
Sleeping Bag
Sleeping Pad
Camp Stove
Pots and Pans
Water Filter
First Aide Kits
Solar Power for Camp

Clothing
Bike Touring Shorts

Electrical
Short-wave Radio
Computer
Internet
mp3
Bicycle touring lights

Books
Packing list
Pictures of Equipment Failures
Shopping


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Maps


I have a lot of work to do on this page.  I still have mapping software that I do not know how to use.  Please keep checking back to look for improvements.

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The story of how we saved money, quit our jobs, sold our possessions, and set off to bicycle tour and travel around the world


 

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Arizona Atlas & Gazetteer
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Rand McNally Arizona State Map
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Traveler's Guide to Mexican Camping: Explore Mexico and Belize With Your Rv or Tent
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Driving the Pan-American Highway to Mexico and Central America : A Complete Guide for Do-It-Yourself Planning and Driving Through Mexico and Central America.

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Lonely Planet Mexico Budget Travel Guide Book

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The People's Guide to Mexico
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Backpacking in Mexico
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Bicycling Mexico
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Latin America by Bike
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The Essential Touring Cyclist: A Complete Guide for the Bicycle Traveler, Second Edition
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Arizona  (March 30 to May 13)

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Arizona to Panama

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Our Progress so far


Do You Like to Shop and Want to Help Us Travel?

If you happen to like any of the online stores or items displayed on our site please click through from our site, including the links below, when you make a purchase.  It does not cost any more for you and we receive a small percentage for our travels.  Thank you for your efforts and thoughtfulness.  These online stores include:

- Amazon.com 100 Hot Books
- Dell Computers and Accessories
- Sierra Trading Post, Your In-Home Outlet Mall!
- REI.com
- Performance Bicycle, Inc.
Bike Nashbar



Book, Video, and Software Store


Bicycling !
- World Bicycle Travel Books and Videos
- Famous Bike Movies
- Bike Racing
- Cycling History and Bike Culture
- Bicycle Mechanics

Around the World Budget Travel
-Backpacking
-Dangerous Places
-Work Your Way Around the World

Arizona
- General Information for Arizona
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Apache Indians
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Ghost Towns in Arizona
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The Lost Dutchman Mine
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Hiking, Backpacking, and Trekking in Arizona
- Biking in Arizona
- Prescott Arizona

Mexico
- General Information About Mexico
- Mexico City Information
- Mexican Archaeological Sites and Ruins
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Maps of Mexico and Mexican States
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Movies
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Chiapas
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Copper Canyon and the Tarahumara Indians
- Learning Spanish
- Miscellaneous

Central America
- Guatemala
- El Salvador
- Honduras
- Nicaragua
- Costa Rica
- Panama

South America
- General Information
- Inca Archeological Sites, Ruins, and Culture
- Ecuador
- Peru
- Bolivia
- Chile
- Argentina

Southeast Asia / China
- General Information
- Thailand
- Cambodia and Angkor Wat
- Vietnam
- China

- Hong Kong
- Silk Road
- Malaysia
- Singapore
- Indonesia

Languages
- Learning Spanish
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Learning English

Equipment
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Computer and Software
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Shortwave Radio

- Mp3
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Miscellaneous

Finances
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How to Save Money
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How to Invest
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Newspapers and Magazines

Future Destinations
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Other

Book and Photo Picture Publishing / Selling
- Book Publishing / Selling
- Photo and Picture Publishing and Selling

Miscellaneous
- Birding
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Books We Read For Pleasure
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DVDs that We Carry
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How to Make Movies

- Herbs, Massage and the Natural Healing Arts
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RV Repair and Service

 


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Amazon UK


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Bicycle Touring
Tips & Advice

- Bike Stuff
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Touring Bicycles
Panniers
Racks
Saddles
Tires
Lights

Fenders
Tools and Spares

Tents
Sleeping Bags
Camping Mattress
Camp Stove
Water Filter
Pots and Pans
First Aide Kits
Solar Power
Bike Maps
Preventing Flat Tires

Bike Computer
Cargo Trailers
Kick Stands
Pedals
Handelbars/Grips
Headsets
Commuting Bikes

Camp Shower/Toiletry Bag

Lights

Helmet
Bike Shoes
Bike Touring Shorts

Stealth/Free Camp

What I Have Learned On The Road

Dreaming of Endless Travel

Injustice of Poverty

Much MORE Gear Here!

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Sleeping Bags
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