Welcome To The Wonderful World Of Bike Touring!
Hello and welcome to Bicycle Touring Pro, the world’s most popular how-to bicycle touring website and information source! You’ve come to the right place if you are looking to learn how to conduct your own guided, self-guided or self-supported bicycle touring adventures.
What Exactly is Bicycle Touring?
“Bicycle touring” is the act of riding a bicycle for days, weeks, months or even years on end as you travel long distances across cities, states and countries. Thousands of people of all ages, incomes and demographics are traveling by bike… and you can be one of them!
In fact, my goal here at Bicycle Touring Pro is to not only inspire you with my own bicycle touring adventures, but to teach YOU how to travel by bike, remain comfortable while out on the road and have fun along the way! In other words, Bicycle Touring Pro is here to give you the inspiration, confidence and resources you need, so that you too can conduct the bicycle tour of your dreams!
Who is the Bicycle Touring Pro?
BicycleTouringPro.com is run by the world’s leading expert on bicycle touring – Darren Alff. Darren went from being a 17-year old high-school kid, riding across America on a dusty old decrepit mountain bike, to the Bicycle Touring Pro, after having bicycled across 28 of the 50 United States, and after traveling by bike through more than 50 different countries all around the world!
Darren Alff is also the founder of www.gobicycletouring.com, where people from all over the world can quickly and easily find the best guided and self-guided bicycle tours on the planet.
In addition, Darren is the celebrated creator of “The Bicycle Touring Blueprint” and now coaches people of all ages, incomes and backgrounds so they may have a safe, successful and enjoyable bicycle touring adventure of their own, following his teaching, tips and shortcuts. “The Bicycle Touring Blueprint” has sold over 5,000 copies since it’s release and this unique at-home study course details everything you need to know to conduct a bicycle tour of your very own. It is a step-by-step guide to bicycle touring, handed to you on a silver platter.
Darren Alff is also the author of 3 other bicycle books:
- Stretching for Cyclists - designed to help you prevent injuries and stay limber on your bicycle touring adventures.
- Winter Cycling – the definitive guide on how to keep cycling the whole year round – regardless of the weather.
- The Essential Guide To Touring Bicycles – a book designed to help first-time bicycle tourists find the type of bicycle they need to conduct their very own bicycle touring adventure. This book also contains a list of each of the touring bicycles currently available on the market, so you don’t waste money by purchasing the wrong bicycle before you head off on your grand adventure.
What Can You Expect to Learn Here?
Here at Bicycle Touring Pro you will discover:
- The types of bicycles built for short and long distance bicycle touring.
- The gear you need to travel for days, weeks, or months on end.
- How to plan out a safe and scenic cycle touring route.
- How to plan and prepare for your first bicycle tour.
- What to mentally and physically expect once you hit the road.
- Where to find guided and self-guided bicycle tours to participate in.
- Plus a whole lot more!
Bicycle Touring Pro is the world’s most popular bicycle touring website. With a community of readers in just about every country across the globe, Bicycle Touring Pro is the leading international resource for cycle touring information across the globe. The information you will find here has helped thousands of people just like you plan, prepare for, and execute their very own bicycle touring adventures.
Created by Darren Alff, one of the world’s most experienced bicycle travelers, Bicycle Touring Pro is an incredible source of how-to bicycle touring information. New articles, videos, and photos are added to the website every single week… and additional information is frequently posted on the site’s Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram pages.
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