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)
of The Northern Territory and Outback
Wollogorang Station to Darwin
(July 22 - September 14, 2007)
Borroloola and Heart
(July 22 - 27, 2007)
Tim with our box at Wollogorang Station, notice the Ute or Truck to the right of
I am feeding a baby grey kangaroo, she was rescued from her mothers pouch who
was hit by a car. Ben also known as Dr. Doolittle (to me) rescues animals like
wallabies and kangaroo. He mentioned that a lot of female kangaroos have
babies in their pouches when they are killed on the street and we should look to
see if one is alive when we pass by. Let me tell you I can not pass
another dead kangaroo on the road without wondering if there is a baby inside.
so far we haven't found one, Tim says that's a good thing.
Fantastic lunch spot at near Burdulba Campground.
The wetlands near Oenpelli, the birds are Australian pelicans, the most I
have seen anywhere in Australia.
Aboriginal rock art
at Ubirr and Merl campground in Kakadu National Park
Sandstone cliffs near our campsite.
If you want to see the rock art at Ubirr and get good photos, go in the morning,
if you want to see a good sunset go in the late afternoon, the trade off is you
won't get very good photos of the rock art.
Rock art under an overhang.
This ones a beauty, don't no what it is but I am sure it is deadly, we are in
Rock art at Ubirr, the hunter.
Sulfur crested cockatoo in a fruit bearing tree near our campsite in Merl
campground, this guy provided hours of entertainment, he was quite friendly.
Sunset Photo #2
This sign is everywhere and still people ignore it, not 50 meters from here we
saw a fisherman standing in the water fishing, I tell ya getting eaten by a croc
would not be a pleasant way to go.
This is a fruit bat or dog with wings, these guys could be quite noisy and
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