Inspiration and Resources
The list of cycle touring websites/blogs to gather inspiration and information from is vast. Those that appear here reflect a fraction of the many that exist, but I hope some of the most useful and popular can be found on this page. If you know of a good link that is missing please let me know.
African Cycling Adventures
- Freewheely: Jean-Baptiste cycled from Switzerland-Cape Town through west and central Africa
- Sweeden to Africa Carl cycled from Sweeden to South Africa through west and central Africa.
- Cycling Cindy: Cycled from Europe-Cameroon. Lot of blog posts here.
- Dave Briggs: Cycled in many places. This link takes you his pages covering England-South Africa.
- Shane Cycles: Shane Little cycled from Cape Town-Nairobi.
- The Slow Way Home Part of this long journey includes cycling the length of west Africa.
- to-adi Adrian Guggisberg cycled through Africa with an adventurous route that included the DRC.
Other Bicycle Adventures
- World Biking Eric and Amaya have been cycling around the World since 2006. Their site has a wealth of information.
- Biciclown: Alvaro Neil is a Spanish cyclist, aka the ‘Cycling Clown’, who has been on the road since 2004.
- Cycling Around the World Dutch couple with many years cycling experience.
- Cycling the 6: Steve Fabes is an English Doctor cycling around the World.
- Daisukebike Japanese cyclist Daisuke Nakanishi spent over 10 years cycling around the World.
- Family on bikes The Vogel family cycled the length of the Americas.
- Heinz Stucke A bit of a legend in the cycle touring community. Probably cycled and seen more of the World than anyone else.
- Janne Corax Swedish cyclist with a passion for high mountains. Website not updated for a long time, but a great inspiration.
- Beit Heim Swiss cyclist with many years of cycle-touring experience.
- Travelling Two Andrew and Friedel Grant. Well organised and informative website following on from their World tour.
- While Out Riding Cass Gilbert has a photographic treat of cycling through the Americas.
- World Travellers: Nicolai Bangsgaard is a Danish cyclist who cycled around the World.
- Cycling Dutch Girl: Mirjam has been cycling solo around the World for many years.
- Tom’s Bike Trip: Tom Allen keeps a popular blog with lots of useful information.
- Bicycle Touring Facebook Page: A growing number of members and a good source of information on all aspects of cycle-touring.
- Lonely Planet Forum Travel related information and advice for cycle touring Worldwide.
- Bike Traveller Magazine: A great free download of inspiring stories from the World of cycle-touring.
- Cycle Tourer Well organised and detailed site dedicated to many aspects of cycle touring.
- Warm Showers Organisation providing hospitality for travelling cyclists.