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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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Bicycling Books Maps and Movies DVD's for Sale

The store to buy cheap books, maps, guides, purchase information, and low price travel equipment.  Map of atlas guide directions book.


World Bicycle Travel Books and Videos that Inspired us to Go


The Road That Has No End:  How we traded our ordinary lives for a global bicycle touring adventure

Down The Road in South America:  A bicycle tour through poverty, paradise, and the places in between.

Down The Road in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam: A Bicycle Tour Through War, Genocide and Forgiveness.

Partners in Grime.

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The Essential Touring Cyclist: A Complete Guide for the Bicycle Traveler, Second Edition
List Price: $14.95
Price: $10.47
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Miles from Nowhere : A Round the World Bicycle Adventure
List Price: $14.95
Price: $10.47
You Save: $4.48 (30%)
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2 - 3 days)

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Where the Pavement Ends: One Woman's Bicycle Trip Through Mongolia, China & Vietnam
List Price: $24.95
Price: $17.47
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A Bicycle Journey to the Bottom of the Americas
Price: $19.95

Bicycling Mexico
List Price: $16.95
Price: $11.87
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The Complete Book of Long-Distance Cycling : Build the Strength, Skills, and Confidence to Ride as Far as You Want

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Spokesongs : Bicycle Adventures on Three Continents
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Price: $14.70
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Around the World by Bicycle
VHS Video
Price: $19.99

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Around the World on a Bicycle
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Price: $17.47
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Cycling into Your Soul
Price: $18.95

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Bicycle Across America
List Price: $14.95

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  A Bike Ride: 12,000 Miles Around the World


Hay Mom, can I Ride My Bike Across America

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  Metal Cowboy: Tales from the Road Less Pedaled
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Price: $10.40
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  Riding Outside the Lines: More Misadventures With the Metal Cowboy
Price: $10.40

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  Two Wheels in the Dust: From Kathmandu to Kandy

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The Adventure of Two Lifetimes
Price: $15.95

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Across African Sand
Price: $19.95

2 - 3 days

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Latin America by Bike
List Price: $14.95
Our Price: $10.47
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Cold Beer and Crocodiles: A Bicycle Journey into Australia
Price: $11.20

Road of Dreams
 
Slow Coast Home
 
One Wheel-Many Spokes: USA by Unicycle
 
Cycling Across North America: A Leisurely Route from Coast to Coast
 
One for the Road: An Outback Adventure

The Art of Bicycling : A Treasury of Verse

The Bicycle Book: Wit, Wisdom & Wanderings

The Lead Goat Veered Off: A Bicycling Adventure on Sardinia, Second Edition with Photos.

Famous Bike Movies Videos DVDs and Films

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Breaking Away DVD
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Price: $16.99
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Around the World by Bicycle
VHS Video
Price: $19.99


Quicksilver DVD


2003 Tour de France 4-hour DVD


2 Seconds DVD


American Flyers DVD


The Bicycle Thief DVD


2002 Tour de France - Four and Count...


Bike Bicycle Cycle Cycling Racing

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It's Not About the Bike : My Journey Back to Life.

List Price: $24.95
Price: $17.47
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Lance Armstrong: Every Second Counts

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The Lance Armstrong Performance Program The Training, Strengthening, and Eating Plan Behind the World's Greatest Cycling Victory
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Price: $11.17
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  The Ultimate Ride: Get Fit, Get Fast, and Start Winning With the World's Top Cycling Coach ,...
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Price: $17.47
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DVD Video
2002 Tour de France - Four and Counting!


2003 Tour de France 4-hour DVD


2002 Tour de France - Four and Count...


Bobke II: Bob Roll
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Lance Armstrong the Race of His Life: The Race of His Life (All Aboard Reading. Level 3)
Price: $13.89

 
The Tour De France Companion: Bob Roll

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Tour De France/Tour De Force : A Visual History of the World's Greatest Bicycle Race.
List Price: $29.95
Price: $20.97
You Save: $8.98 (30%)
 
The Complete Book of Long-Distance Cycling: Build the Strength, Skills, and Confidence to Ride As Far As You Want
 
The Race: A Novel of Grit, Tactics, and the Tour De France

Cycling Bicycle Bike History and Bike Culture


Bicycling Science

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How to Restore Your Collector Bicycle
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Price: $13.97
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Classic American Bicycles
Price: $14.95


Bike Cult


Bicycle Bike Mechanics


Barnett's Manual

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Bicycling Magazine's Complete Guide to Bicycle Maintenance and Repair for Road and Mountain Bikes
List Price: $19.95
Price: $13.97
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The Art of Wheel building : A Bench Reference for Neophytes, Pros & Wheelaholics
List Price: $21.95
Price: $15.37
You Save: $6.58 (30%)

3 - 5 days


Atomic Zombie's Bicycle Builder's Bo...

Zinn and the Art of Mountain Bike Ma
     


Lonely Planet Cycling

 


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


Amazon Canada

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Bicycle Touring
Tips & Advice

- Bike Stuff
- Camping

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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Cycle Touring Racks

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