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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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Places I have been
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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

See My Videos Here

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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.

The Essential Touring Cyclist: A Complete Guide for the Bicycle Traveler, Second Edition
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Miles from Nowhere : A Round the World Bicycle Adventure
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2 - 3 days)

Where the Pavement Ends: One Woman's Bicycle Trip Through Mongolia, China & Vietnam
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A Bicycle Journey to the Bottom of the Americas
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Bicycling Mexico
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The Complete Book of Long-Distance Cycling : Build the Strength, Skills, and Confidence to Ride as Far as You Want

Spokesongs : Bicycle Adventures on Three Continents
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Around the World by Bicycle
VHS Video
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Around the World on a Bicycle
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Cycling into Your Soul
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Bicycle Across America
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  A Bike Ride: 12,000 Miles Around the World

Hay Mom, can I Ride My Bike Across America

  Metal Cowboy: Tales from the Road Less Pedaled
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  Riding Outside the Lines: More Misadventures With the Metal Cowboy
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  Two Wheels in the Dust: From Kathmandu to Kandy

The Adventure of Two Lifetimes
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Across African Sand
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2 - 3 days

Latin America by Bike
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Cold Beer and Crocodiles: A Bicycle Journey into Australia
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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

Breaking Away DVD
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Around the World by Bicycle
VHS Video
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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

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

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Lance Armstrong: Every Second Counts

The Lance Armstrong Performance Program The Training, Strengthening, and Eating Plan Behind the World's Greatest Cycling Victory
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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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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
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

Tour De France/Tour De Force : A Visual History of the World's Greatest Bicycle Race.
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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

How to Restore Your Collector Bicycle
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Classic American Bicycles
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Bike Cult

Bicycle Bike Mechanics

Barnett's Manual

Bicycling Magazine's Complete Guide to Bicycle Maintenance and Repair for Road and Mountain Bikes
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The Art of Wheel building : A Bench Reference for Neophytes, Pros & Wheelaholics
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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
-Dangerous Places
-Work Your Way Around the World

- General Information for Arizona
Apache Indians
Ghost Towns in Arizona
The Lost Dutchman Mine
Hiking, Backpacking, and Trekking in Arizona
- Biking in Arizona
- Prescott Arizona

- General Information About Mexico
- Mexico City Information
- Mexican Archaeological Sites and Ruins
Maps of Mexico and Mexican States
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

- Learning Spanish
Learning English

Computer and Software
Shortwave Radio

- Mp3

How to Save Money
How to Invest
Newspapers and Magazines

Future Destinations

Book and Photo Picture Publishing / Selling
- Book Publishing / Selling
- Photo and Picture Publishing and Selling

- Birding
Books We Read For Pleasure
DVDs that We Carry
How to Make Movies

- Herbs, Massage and the Natural Healing Arts
RV Repair and Service


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Bicycle Touring
Tips & Advice

- Bike Stuff
- Camping

Touring Bicycles

Tools and Spares

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
Commuting Bikes

Camp Shower/Toiletry Bag


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!

Sponsors (how?)

Cycle Touring Racks

Tents and ground cloths
Sleeping Bags
Camping Mattress Pads

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