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.

I don't mean to scare people, but it's important to know that bicycle touring can be life-threatening if you don't have the proper supplies. Scott shares his packing list and advice from years of experience traveling.
Tim and Laura Moss quit their jobs to cycle 13,000 miles around the world. Riding across deserts, over mountains and through jungles, they braved climatic extremes from sub-zero blizzards to the sweltering tropics. But this is not a book about cycling. It is a book about the world and its people.
The rule of thumb when preparing for a trip is to leave half of everything at home and you'll still be carrying too much. Here is a supply kit and tips for almost any adventure.
"With every revolution of the wheels... a prayer goes up to Heaven." This is Reverend Johannes Myors' mantra as he rides his bicycle across the USA on his 73rd mission to help people in need.
Adventure creates unique “moments” for your heart, mind and body. You never forget the time when you slogged through a downpour along Oregon’s coast. You never forget that tornado funnel as you pedaled across Oklahoma...
After 4 years on the road, Scott shares his tips and experience on bikepacking, details about his book, and his passion to inspire people.
Tom, 61, wants to do something before he runs out of of time, so he decides to cycle through Africa.
If you’re looking for an active and healthy, but also exhilarating holiday, setting out on European cycling tour is a great choice.
Rachel tells her story: "I found myself without obligations, dealing with the pain of ending a long-term relationship when the idea of cycle touring started to form."
Map of the 159 best bicycle touring destinations in the world from the leading experts -- world cyclists that have been there and done that.
This career-changing and life-changing event led to the incendiary moment which compelled me to ask, "If I could do anything, what would I do?"
The short answer is: you can ride any bike. I rode a mountain bike. Practically speaking, you'll want a touring bicycle. More about how to choose a touring bike below.