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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

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

How Much to Bring and Weight
Some Advice About Advice
A Note to Perspective Sponsors and Gear Suppliers
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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.
Sealed Cartridge Headsets

How to prevent flat tires
Bike Route Trails and Maps

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

Bike Touring Shorts

Short-wave Radio
Bicycle touring lights

Packing list
Pictures of Equipment Failures

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Chapter 8.  Bicycle touring, camping, and bicycling in Chiapas, Mexico.

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Picture of the Olmec head in the jungle of southern Mexico.


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Photo of Olmec Head in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico.


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Bike touring and camping at the Mayabell Camp area in the Mayan ruins of Palenque, Mexico.


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Picture of waterfall.


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Local girls in Chiapas teaching us the Spanish word for "chicken" by showing us their favorite hen.


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Picture of Cindie riding her bike in Chiapas, Mexico.


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Temple of Inscriptions in the Mayan ruins of Palenque, Mexico.


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Rabbit Skull carving in Palenque.

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Image of Cindie and big tropical leaf in the Chiapas rain forest.

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The Palace, Palenque, Mexico.

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Mayan Ruins, Palenque, Mexico.

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Tim and Cindie at Misal-Ha waterfall.

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Sign at Misal-Ha, Mexico

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Misal-ha water fall in Chiapas, Mexico.

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Our bikes and camping gear at Aqua Azul, Chiapas, southern Mexico.

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One of the few pictures of the both of us together with our bikes.  This picture was taken with a miniature tripod and our camera on a timer.


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The water fall at Aqua Azul.

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Tonina ancient Mayan indian ruins.

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Day of the Dead celebration in a Mexican cemetery or grave yard.

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Drinking with the Mexican campansinos.

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Picture of Mexico's children celebrating the Day of the Dead.

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Trick or treat Mexican style.

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Free camping in a farm field pasture in Zapatista controlled, Chiapas, Mexico.

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Cindie pushing her bike through a Zapatista controlled area.

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Tim riding from the border of Mexico to Guatemala.

Best Pictures from our 1st book The Road That Has No End taken in Arizona, Mexico, and Central America. (see 2nd book here)

Chapter 1.  Before We Left: From Dream to Reality
Chapter 2.  Arizona: Freedom at Last!
Chapter 3.  Sonora and Chihuahua, Mexico: A Whole New World
Chapter 4.  Zacatecas, Mexico: Hanging out in a Cantina
Chapter 5.  Guanajuato, Mexico: Learning To Speak Spanish
Chapter 6.  Michoacan, Mexico: What's For Lunch?
Chapter 7.  So close to Mexico City yet so far away
Chapter 8.  Tabasco and Chiapas, Mexico
Chapter 9.  Guatemala: Exploring Exotic Cultures
Chapter 10. Honduras: So much Poverty
Chapter 11. Nicaragua: Not What We Expected
Chapter 12. Costa Rica: Life is a Beach PAGE #1
Chapter 12. (continued) Costa Rica PAGE #2
Chapter 13. Panama City, Panama: Not Without My Bike

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What I Have Learned On The Road

Dreaming of Endless Travel

Injustice of Poverty

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