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
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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)
Australia Thumbnail Pictures and Images
Adelaide to Mount Gambier (Sept 15 - Oct 20, 2006)
(September 15 -
Cindie has just cleared Australia Immigration and is checking in for our
final flight from Melbourne to Adelaide.
St. Peters Cathedral, one of many churches in town.
The footy game is rough with no pads and many injuries.
University of South Australia.
Australian footy (football) player about to kick the ball
Bike Path along the river Torrens.
Wine country always has enticing roads to ride on.
Lavender (Echium plantagineum) fields in bloom.
Cudlee Creek and
Gorge Wildlife Park.
(September 28, 2006)
Cindie holding a Koala, I am in Heaven.
An Australia Pelican, very common along the Murray River.
Photo of a white Wallaby, also in the kangaroo family.
Two happy Koalas.
An antique wagon used to harvest grapes in the early days of the vineyard.
Murray River Pictures of Tanunda to Strathalbyn with
Photos and Images.
(Sept 30 -
Oct. 6, 2006)
Along a desolate road in the mist of South Australia's drought.
Our camp site at Mannum Caravan Park.
This Wombat is the size of a fat dog.
The Adelaide gang, from left to right, Maxine from Iowa, Effie, David,
Cindie from Arizona, Ray and Jack the dog in front.
The many poses of a laughing Kookaburra.
Australian Pelican hanging out in the Bird Sanctuary near Mannum.
Cindie riding onto a ferry boat, called a Punt here, at Walker's Flat
A Lutheran church in the foothills of Adelaide.
Coorong Nation Park from Parnka Point to 42 Mile Crossing
(October 10 -12, 2006)
Arriving at Coorong National Park and checking out the wildlife posters for the
Morning at the Parnka Point campsite.
This little guy is a large lizard with a short tail called "stubby" by the
locals, he likes the shade of Tim's bike.
An emu, cousin to the ostrich, strolled by our camp about noon time.
Cindie out kangaroo hunting near out campsite at 42 mile crossing.
Skippy the Kangaroo came hopping by our campsite at dusk.
Sunset at Parnka Point, a flock of geese flying south.
Robe to Mt. Gambier
(Oct 15 - 20, 2006)
The view from the tent in Robe.
Cindie making lunch on the beach.
Black swans and a large egret enjoying the lake.
Emu eggs, don't know where the Emu was.
A large stream, may be a drain dug in the 1800s.
Our campsite in Robe overlooking the sea.
9-15-06 to 9-15-07
Tips & Advice
Tools and Spares
Pots and Pans
Preventing Flat Tires
Bike Touring Shorts
Have Learned On The Road
Injustice of Poverty
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Cycle Touring Racks
Tents and ground