Scott Stoll logo world traveler. A bicycle wheel and the globe symbolizes Scott's journey around the world on a bicycle.

Bicycle Tourer

Adventures by bicycle aka bicycle touring and bikepacking. If you are a bicyclist, bicycle tourist or bikepacker submit your journey here. We also feature some stories about bicycle gear.

Many years later, this question is still one of the most common questions about my journey around the world on a bicycle. Did you break a world record? The short answer is yes and no. In this article, I'll explain the rules for circumnavigating the globe according to Guinness World Records, and, more importantly, how we are all setting our own personal records every day.
In this adventure, I cycle the best road in the country, Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park before the road opened to cars. I dodge a few bears and bear poops along the way. Not everyone is so lucky.
After hunkering down for a year during the pandemic, at 71-years-old, Rachel begins her fourth bicycle tour with partner Patrick.
The bicycling Reverend Johannes Myors helps a stranded Marine suffering from Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Times have changed! Both culture and technology. How many of these items from the Victorian era would you include on your cycle touring packing list?
In celebration of my website's 20th anniversary and my 50th lap around the sun, I've written an extra-special story about how I live a life worth living, including making memorable moments and how friends shed new light on life.
A heart-warming story about how our true friends never leave us even when they take that last great adventure into the sky.
Rachel Hugens, world traveler by bicycle, shares the biggest lesson she learned after 25 years on and off the road. Avid traveler or armchair traveler, this will change your life, too!
It has been 20 years since adventurer Mark Loftin has contributed his first story to our website. Your future self will thank you for his insights and wisdom that you can apply right now to your travels. Besides it is a beautiful story about biking Thunder Mountain Trail and exploring the Extraterrestrial Highway.
Tim Moss explains how being an accountant is more fulfilling than being a full-time professional adventurer. Don't worry, he explains how you can do both.
Weather and climate: two slightly different things that are the second most important factor when planning your travels.
My award arrived in the mail for the anniversary edition of Falling Uphill. Yay! You could call this my coming of age journey. The sequel is planned for 2037. I imagine I'll have some interesting perspective as I do it all again. Well... maybe not the whole world via bicycle. Thank you Next Generation Indie Book Awards