touring

  1. Matt Derrick

    If you had to live on a bike the rest of your life?

    Ok bike nerds, I'm looking at buying a new bike, ideally for bike touring. I want something that is going to last me damn near forever and confortable enough that I can spend days/weeks riding at a decent speed. not interested in mountain bikes, i want a road/hybrid bike. my budget is around...
  2. Dunedrifter

    Surly Troll Gravel Touring

    I recently sold my Bike Friday folder and bought a Surly Troll. I realized that I enjoy being on the back roads way more than fighting with automobile traffic/exhaust/noise, and the Troll is built for “gravel touring”. With fatter tires (2.5” on mine, but you can go fatter), it plows through the...
  3. Will Wood

    10 longest rail trails. Stealth camping possibilities?

    Pulling off on a long cycling trail may have places for stealth camping? And connect you with a couple of urban settings.. .. http://www.bicycling.com/rides/destinations/10-of-the-best-long-rail-trails-in-the-us
  4. Matt Derrick

    Bicycle Touring - Going East Across the West

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    "Bicycle touring through the Sierra Nevada, Death Valley, Utah, Colorado Rockies, and to my destination in Nebraska. Music composed by me with samples from Garageband iOS." It's a long video, but if you want to get an idea of what a ride like this looks like, he's done an excellent job of...
  5. Gypsybones

    Has any one ridden the East Coast Greenway?

    About to leave Greensboro and head up to philly via the ECG. Has anyone done this or live near it or know anything I should do that is cool around it? Hell, anyone ridding it or want to and can get up and go asap? get at me nurds! check out my travel blog n shit...
  6. Matt Derrick

    One Man One Bike One World (website)

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    If you're looking for some inspiration for crazy bike adventures, checkout this website: www.onemanonebikeoneworld.com he's also got an hour long movie on vimeo:
  7. Matt Derrick

    Life Lessons From a 7-Thousand-Mile Bike Ride

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    Jedidiah Jenkins quit his job and decided to bike from Oregon to the southern tip of South America. His best friend, filmmaker Kenny Laubbacher, came along for the ride. This short film follows Jenkins as he shares what he's learned from his journey so far. “When you’re a kid, everything is...
  8. A

    Longboard Tour!

    Hai! I'm gonna be catching out for a national longboard solo tour of the South/South-West in late February. Anyone have any experience or suggestions? My plan is to use Rails-To-Trails and whatnot where possible, and roads the rest of the way. I'll be regularly stopping in towns every few...
  9. Cosmic

    Salutations from Olympia- Preparing for Launch

    I came to Washington for some temporary work, and decided to stay for the rainforests, islands, mountains, and rivers. That's the stuff I like most, so if I'm not out unicycling, I'm out exploring. Now I sleep on the couch of a relative in Olympia, and work part-time to pay off the car I arrived...
  10. THE REAL SCAVENGER

    new here, greenie

    hello, i just made this account and i guess i'll try and give a little description of where i am in life and stuff, maybe connect with some of you people. my name is phillip alaska vance. i am 19 years of age, i graduated high school in 2015. i rode my bicycle 5,000 miles coast to coast across...