The story of how I saved money, quit my job, sold my possessions,
and set off to endlessly travel by bike around the world.
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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)
Thumbnail pictures of Queensland,
Maroochydore to Wollogorang Station, Australia
(April 25 - July 23, 2007)
Sunshine Coast and Maroochydore surfing beach
Tori pointing at coral underwater.
The zoo even had tigers, beautiful creatures.
Lamington National Park and
View from O'Reilys Guesthouse.
The rain forest, a bit dry at the moment.
Tori, Terri, Ali and Jake.
Fungi on a moist log.
Tim with a crimson rosella on his head.
The canopy walk at Lamington.
Cherie feeding a king parrot.
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Cindie and Cherie with a Koala.
One of many koalas in the restaurant area, we were eating they were eating.
This little guy seems to be comfortable in this position.
James checking out a snake.
Terri feeding rainbow lorikeets.
Skippy the Kangaroo looking sleepy
Jake with a lounging kangaroo.
Gerry feeding lorikeets.
Jake holding an aussie herding dog.
to Atherton Tablelands.
(June 26 - July 1, 2007)
Camping at a road side rest stop 2 kilometers north of Mt. Molley.
Growing veggies in the tropics looks easy to me.
Cairns Rain Forest Botanical
Garden Park and Greenway
Hanging fern, I would love to have this in my house, if I had a house
Mossman Gorge in the Daintree
National Park, Queensland, Australia.
The rainforest at Mossman Gorge.
Atherton Tablelands to
(June 30 - July 8, 2007)
Our bikes at the base of the curtain fig tree, it was that huge.
The sign for tree kangaroos.
We saw quite a few of these on this highway used by the mine.
The freshwater crocodile at Georgetown.
Plants in the rainforest, they may look like house plants to some people.
What is wrong with this picture. There is only one lane and room for one truck,
a dangerous part of the highway.
Gilbert river, we saw crocodile prints on shore but never a crocodile.
The wind mills on windy hill, 3 km from ravenshoes.
Georgetown to Burketown
(July 9 - 18, 2007)
These signs are now common on every river.
Cindie riding over the causeway at Flinders River, it wasn't deep but the
bottom was slick and no crocs in sight.
Our camp near L creek.
The purple pub in Normanton, it is still goin.
Our campsite outside of Croyton.
A beautiful sunrise in the outback.
I was glad this road train was parked.
The life size replica of a crocodile shot near Normanton, it could swallow
two touring bikes and me easily. Yikes
Burketown to Wollogorang Station
(July 18 - 23, 2007)
This sign greeted us 30 km outside of Burketown, we did find fuel and
supplies at Domadgee an Aboriginal community 90 km away so I don't know why
this sign is here.
Our camp near Cliffdale River, it was a beautiful spot.
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
Much MORE Gear Here!
Cycle Touring Racks
Tents and ground