A how-to guide for bike touring — Scouting magazine

The bicycle that went around the world

An article with Scott, the Gear Junkie and Scouting Magazine.

SCOTT STOLL BIKED around the world, cycling a whopping 25,742 miles in four years. He wrote about his continent-hopping bike trip in the book Falling Uphill. Living as a two-wheeled nomad, Stoll took off from America and pedaled through 50 countries.

Planning a bike-touring trip with Scouts doesn’t mean you have to think global (it could be as simple as cycling to an adjacent town). Yet Stoll, a former Boy Scout who grew up in Wisconsin, encourages Scouts to dream big. “Don’t let planning overwhelm your dream; just go for it,” he says.

Read more of the how-to guide for bike touring with Scouting magazine.

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