Below are links to some travelogues from other people biking around the world. Enjoy!
Julian Cook started his two-year ride around the world on July 4, 2005. His postings show his promise as a writer - read them here.
Me with students in Westfield, NY
Click here to look at my original home page, "Walking Books.com". It has info on several books that stoked my interest in walking tours.
|Click here to read about Christopher and Peter, who left in June 2004 to tour the world, riding recumbents as they spread the word about sustainable development.||Steven Newman walked around the world 1983-87. His site is now featuring the letters he wrote while on the road, 22 years ago. Read about his new project!|
|Two Germans wandering the world on their mountain bikes - check out the Mountainbike Expedition Team.||Perhaps the most famous walker was Peter Jenkins, who wrote A Walk Across America. He returned to the road in February 2005, to see how America has changed.|
|Tim and Cindie have been on the road for three years, and are now in Asia. Check out their story!||In My 2006, Steve Vaught completed his "Fat Man Walking" walk from San Diego to New York, to lose weight and find happiness. He is now using the publicity generated to address the problem of childhood obesity. Check out his website for more info, or to read his journals.|
|Alastair Humphreys is going Round the World by Bike to raise funds for Hope and Homes for Children.||Joe Hurley, a retired newspaper reporter from Connecticut, spent much of 2005 walking coast-to-coast along US6, discovering America. Visit his website to read about his trip.|
|Their one-year group tour cycling the world is long over, but you can still read her travelogue.||Maybe you can't get away for a long bike tour right now. Read about those who have! Here are some sites
referencing good books on the topic:
Josh's Good Bicycle Touring Tales
Books by Neil Anderson
A couple of books by traveling speakers
|Heinz Stucke has been cycling round-the world nonstop since 1962. His story is fascinating! Another article also talks of him.||Visit Globebikers
for more links to touring sites (many are not in English).
Mike Bentley has also linked to many sites, as does the Travel Library.
|So you want to take a long trip now?
BikeTrip.org is a fanstastic resource, with articles, forums, galleries, trips, books, shops, and links. Check them out!
|Have questions about bicycle touring? here is a FAQ page that may help answer your questions.|