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.
How does one define bicycling around the world? Well, you wouldn't get very far trying to bicycle around the equator since it is mostly water. However, you could try lugging your bicycle to the North or South Pole, once there you could finish the trip in minutes. Or...
Money: The third most important factor to travel. How budget for your travels using the example of cycling the world.
Health: The Most Important Factor While Traveling. What happens if you get sick or injured?
FAQ's, tips and tricks to help you plan your bicycle ride around the world.
Welcome to our travel resource section! These are handpicked online resources that we've have found extraordinarily helpful to plan journeys of any kind.
121 Bicycle touring experts share the details of their trip. I'm honored to be one of them. You can see below that bicycle touring is sport that almost anyone can do.
It's been about 16 years since we first featured Andy's adventures. We've been long overdue for an update. So we checked in with Andy and asked him how the last 19 years of constant travel have influenced his worldview on being American
Nothing will put the brakes on a trip like getting sick or injured. Travel tips on staying healthy, being prepared and curing the common traveler's woes.
Your three biggest expense will be transportation, lodging and food. So these are the areas to focus on to make your travels affordable.
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.