Learn To Conduct Your Dream Bike Tour With The Bicycle Touring Pro As Your Personal Guide

Imagine if I (the Bicycle Touring Pro) was able to sit down with you right now… and I was able to pass my entire 17+ years of bicycle touring knowledge and experience over to you in a very short amount of time. Plus, you’d have the opportunity to ask me any questions you might have… and get an immediate response!

Would that be useful in helping to make your dream of traveling by bicycle a reality?

If so, then please read every word on this page very carefully, because I’m about to reveal the secret to a successful, pain-free and positive bicycle touring experience!

photo collage of 2017 bike tour to the nordkapp in norway

Hello! My name is Darren Alff… and I am the Bicycle Touring Pro.

For the last 17+ years, I’ve been traveling around the world on my bicycle. And for the last 10 years, I’ve been helping people all around the world learn how to conduct incredible, life-altering bicycle tours.

With Bicycle Touring Pro’s popular articles, videos and books, I’ve been able to help thousands of people learn to conduct their own successful bicycle touring adventures.

Just Look At All The People I’ve Been Able To Help!

“I just completed my successful bike tour in South Africa and I could not have conducted that amazing, magical bike tour without YOUR HELP.” – Zahid

“I discovered your website 3 years ago and it has changed my life for the better. I turn 60 this month and can honestly say I am fitter than I was at 40.” – Martin

“With the help of Bicycle Touring Pro, my husband and I are planning a 3.5 month long cycle tour around France and the surrounding countries on our tandem from July to October.” – Caroline

“I am now 62 years old and love to ride my bike, go touring and see the world from the saddle of my bike. Because of you I have come to love touring.” – Greg

“This summer I am planning to ride the Lewis and Clark Trail. I find you inspirational and you help me get out of my comfort zone.” – Mike

“You helped to make my FIRST bicycle tour from New York City to New Orleans a success.” – Christian

There Are Thousands Of People Conducting Successful Bicycle Tours & You Can Be One Of Them!

So, you want to go on a bicycle tour, do you?

Maybe you see bicycle touring as:

  • A challenge – to ride a certain number of miles or kilometers.
  • A goal to reach – to prove to yourself, your friends and your family that “you can do it.”
  • A chance to get out into nature and experience the beauty that our world has to offer.
  • A way to lose weight and/or get into the best physical shape of your life.
  • A unique means of seeing your home country… or even the world.
  • A fun and interesting way to meet other people.
  • A chance to get away from your work and other responsibilities.
  • Or an opportunity to participate in something few people will ever experience in their entire lives.

Bicycle touring can be all these things, it’s true! But bicycle touring isn’t always easy – especially if you’re just starting out and don’t have anyone to guide you through the process.

As a beginner to bicycle touring, you need to learn…

  • Where should you go on your first bike tour? How do you pick the best destination?
  • How do you find the time for a long-distance bike tour in your busy schedule?
  • How do you create a budget and raise the money for your tour?
  • What type of bicycle, gear and clothing should you use?
  • How do you convince your friends, family members or loved one that bike touring is a good idea?
  • How do you find other people to travel with you?
  • How do you plan out your route and map out your days?
  • How do you find places to eat and sleep along the way?
  • What kinds of foods and meals are best for bicycle touring?
  • How do you generate press and media coverage for your tour?
  • How do you make this bike tour one of the best experiences of your life?
  • And how do you design your life so you have the time and money to do more bike tours in the future?

Without anyone there to help you navigate through all of these various topics, it can be super difficult to get your start in the bicycle touring world.

I know how difficult it can be, because I’ve been bicycle touring for over 17 years… and in the beginning, just like you, I didn’t know a thing about bicycle touring. I didn’t know what gear I needed, how to plan out a route, what to look out for once I hit the road, or anything else.

Let The Bicycle Touring Pro Be Your Guide!

I remember when I first starting thinking about going on a bike tour. I knew what I wanted to do (I wanted to ride my bike from Oregon to Mexico down the California coastline), but I didn’t really know where to begin.

In other words, I had the dream, but I didn’t know which steps I needed to take in order to make my dream become a reality.

I didn’t think I knew anyone else who had ever done a long-distance bike tour before, the people at my local bike shops weren’t knowledgeable on the subject, and I had a million different questions to ask.

Questions like…

  • Would I need to use a special bicycle for my trip?
  • How was I going to carry everything I needed for the trip on my bicycle?
  • Which route could I take that was both scenic and safe?
  • Where would I sleep at night?
  • How much would the trip cost?
  • How could I find someone to join me on my bike tour?
  • What dangers would I need to watch out for?
  • Etc, etc, etc.

I had a million different problems to solve, but I didn’t have anyone to personally walk me through the process.

What I needed was a guide! A mentor! A coach! – I needed someone who had done a long-distance bike tour themselves and would be willing to sit down with me and talk me through each and every thing I was going to need to know, buy and prepare for the journey I had in mind.

Lucky for me, I happened to know someone who had gone on a long-distance bicycle tour!

Ireland Bike Tour

My Aunt Christi and Uncle Tom (pictured above) had years prior to my first bike tour, conducted a bike tour of their own in Ireland… and it was only through talking with my aunt and uncle that I learned:

  • How to repair and maintain my bicycle.
  • How to plan out a safe and enjoyable bicycle touring route.
  • How to carry all the gear I’d need for my journey on my bicycle.
  • Which gear and clothing items I would need to obtain for my trip.
  • How to find affordable places to sleep at night.
  • Plus, a whole lot more!

Without my aunt and uncle coaching me through the process from beginning to end, I don’t think my first bike tour would have ever become a reality!

Yes, I could have gone out on my own with a bicycle and a backpack (something a lot of first-time bicycle tourists do) and tried to conduct my first bike tour on my own, but it would have been a painful and sloppy experience… and I may have never completed the bike trip as intended.

You Don’t Want To Make This Mistake

And that’s the thing! Each and every year, thousands of people go off on their own and conduct bicycle touring adventures all around the world. Many of these people are able to figure things out on their own, muscle their way through the mistakes they make and keep on going.

But the sad reality is that a great number of first-time bicycle tourists end up riding for only a day or two before they quit and return home in defeat.

They quit because they went out uninformed, because they were riding the wrong type of bicycle, because they didn’t know how to pack and carry their gear, because they were carrying too much weight, because they chose the wrong route, because they selected incompatible travel companions, because they were physically or mentally unprepared, and a million other reasons.

In the end, these people quit because they didn’t have someone to guide them through the bicycle touring process from beginning to end.

If they had had the right information at the start of their travels, they would have not only completed the bike tour they set out on, but they would have returned home from their cycling adventure with memories that would last a lifetime and stories they’d be telling their friends, family members and children/grandchildren about for years to come.

That’s why I created the website here at BicycleTouringPro.com and why I created the Bicycle Touring Pro Video Training Program. Because I want YOU to conduct your first bike tour and come home from that experience with happy, positive memories you’ll be telling people about for the rest of your life.

I’ve Helped Thousands of People Learn to Bike Tour. Now It’s Your Turn!

As the Bicycle Touring Pro, I’ve already helped thousands of people from all around the world learn to conduct their own incredible bicycle touring adventures… and those people have gone off and done some amazing things.

“You helped to make my FIRST bicycle tour from New York City to New Orleans a success. Thank you.” – Christian

“You inspired me and two of my friends to take the TransAmerican Trail across the United States this year. We had an amazing trip!” – Ed

“I conducted my first bike tour this past October in Switzerland. I can’t wait to go on another bike tour!” – Lauren

“When I decided 18 months ago to ride across the country, I had no experience in touring. Fortunately, I discovered the Bicycle Touring Pro website and this became my Bible.” – Scott

“I needed a crash course in touring by bicycle, suitable camping equipment, route planning and mistakes to avoid… and that’s exactly where Bicycle Touring Pro was such a big help. ” – Glen

“I’ve decided to realize an old dream to cycle across Canada by bike. To prepare for my quest, I get useful tips and information from Bicycle Touring Pro. Thank you!” – Denis

There are people of all ages, sexes, incomes, nationalities and backgrounds going on bicycle tours all around the world. That fact alone should encourage you! Your dream of traveling by bike is a realistic one!

But if you’re anything like most people, you have some questions… or fears… or obstacles that are either slowing you down or preventing you entirely from really going after your goal of traveling by bike.

That’s where the Bicycle Touring Pro Video Training Program comes in!

What Is The BTP Video Training Program?

The Bicycle Touring Pro Video Training Program is an online video training course designed to teach you everything you need to know to plan, prepare for and execute your dream bike tour anywhere in the world.

  • If you want to conduct short weekend-style bike tours near your home, you’ll learn how to do that with this program.
  • If you want to conduct 1-2 week-long bicycle tours near your home or anywhere in the world, you will learn how to do that with this program.
  • And if you want to conduct a long-distance bike tour that takes you across an entire state or country (or maybe even all the way around the world), you will learn how to do that with this program.

The Bicycle Touring Pro Video Training Program is private, members-only video training course designed for people who are new to bicycle touring and want to get started on the right foot.

What Is Covered In The Video Training?

We’re going to cover a lot in the Bicycle Touring Pro Video Training Program, but here are some highlights:

Planning Your Dream Bike Tour

As soon as you sign up for the program you will receive access to the how-to videos. These will be educational teaching lessons where I will be speaking about various subjects related to planning your bike tour. You will learn how to pick a destination for your tour, how to plan out a safe and enjoyable bicycle touring route, how to come up with a budget for your tour, and a whole lot more!

Picking Out Your Bike/Equipment & Preparing For Your Tour

The next few video lessons will be where you learn about the bicycle, clothing and equipment you’re going to need to make your first bike tour a success. In these videos you will learn how to find the best bicycle and gear for your specific needs, important bicycle maintenance and repair skills you need to know before you hit the road, how to mentally and physically prepare for your travels by bike, and a whole lot more!

What You Need To Know Before You Hit The Open Road

Finally, your how-to video lessons will contain information on how to start and finish your bike tour, how to successfully cycle tour either alone or with a partner/team, how to deal with potentially dangerous/tricky situations that might occur during your trip, and a whole lot more!

Each of the program’s video lessons will be delivered in a private, members-only area on the www.bicycletouringpro.com website. You’ll be required to log into this special website with a password that will be given to you at the start of the Video Training Program. Once you’ve logged in, you’ll be able to navigate around the special MEMBERS-ONLY area, where you can access the video lessons and all of the other videos, eBooks and resources that are included with the program.

My goal is that by the end of the Video Training Program, you not only have all the information you need to conduct your dream bike tour anywhere in the world, but that you feel confident in your knowledge and abilities, so you can hit the road knowing that you have nothing to fear… and instead, nothing but positive, life-changing experiences to look forward to!

3 Free Bonuses For Fast-Action Takers

I wanted to make it super special for those people who decide to sign up for the Bicycle Touring Pro Video Training Program, so if you sign up for the BTP Video Training Program today, you will also receive…

Access To A Private Facebook Community

I’m also going to give you free access to a private Facebook page where everyone in the Bicycle Touring Pro Video Training Program will be able to ask questions, post photos/videos, and share ideas. It’s here that you’ll get insider-only content with other people in the program. Plus, you’ll be able to connect with other first-time bicycle tourists… and maybe even find a future riding partner in the group!

Lifetime Access To Course Materials

You will also have unlimited access to the Video Training Program course materials forever! If you’re busy right now and can’t watch the video training lessons right away, you can always watch them later. If you want to refer back to videos at some point in the future, then you’ll be able to do that. And you’ll forever be a part of the Bicycle Touring Pro private Facebook page, so if you ever want to get in touch with me or any of the other group members, you’ll be able to do that… at ANY TIME!

My 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Of course, everything I do here at Bicycle Touring Pro comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

I guarantee that you’ll learn everything you need to know to conduct your first bike tour anywhere in the world. And if you finish this Video Training Program feeling like you didn’t learn anything useful – I’ll give you your money back and you can keep it. No questions asked!

I know I can make this offer because I know that you’re going to finish this video training with MORE THAN ENOUGH information, knowledge and confidence to go out on your own (or with a friend, family member or loved one) and make your dream of traveling by bicycle a reality.

I know you’re going to be successful… because I’ve already helped thousands of people learn to conduct their first bike tours… and I know I can teach you to be successful on your first bike tour as well.

Here’s Everything That’s Included:

  • How-To Bike Tour Video Training Lessons
    • In-depth video lessons delivered on a private, members-only website.
  • Private Facebook Page Access

    • Priority message answering for members
    • Learn, share and ask questions with others in the group
    • Find bicycle touring travel partners
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    • Learn the skills necessary to go bicycle touring anywhere in the world or receive a full refund.

How Much Is This Going To Cost?

Honestly, a lot less than it should.

When I asked my Bicycle Touring Pro readers on Twitter and Facebook what price would make this program a ‘no-brainer’ and dozens of you said it should be as much as $750 or maybe $100 a month for six or more months. And another handful said you’d be happy to pay $1,000 USD or more.

But when I offer things to my readership here at Bicycle Touring Pro, I like to price things at a place that makes it a ‘no-brainer’ for you, and sets me up to be able to handsomely over-deliver on value.

Since the Bicycle Touring Pro Video Training Program is a relatively new service here at Bicycle Touring Pro (I’ve used this information to help people conduct bike tours all around the world for more than 10 years, but have never put the materials into a video training program like this before), I’m going to give you a sizeable discount for getting in on the ground floor.

With that said, the original price of the the Bicycle Touring Pro Video Training Program was going to be $497 USD. But because this is the first time I’ve even done this particular program, I’ve dropped the price by more than $400 USD, so now the entire BTP Video Training Program is only is $97 USD.

I see this Video Training Program as MY investment in YOU.

I love my readers/followers. I’m deeply grateful for the community we have built at Bicycle Touring Pro, and my goal is always to do anything I can to give you the best chance at living your dream and making your first bicycle tour a complete success.

The bottom line is that I didn’t want you to have to even think about joining this program.

If you’re reading this, you already know how I do things and how worthwhile it will be.

I can’t wait to work with you… and I can’t wait to hear all the incredible stories you’re going to have when you return home from your first amazing bicycle tour!

Frequently Asked Questions

What exactly will I learn with the BTP Video Training Program?

You will learn everything you need to know in order to confidently plan, prepare for and execute your dream bike tour anywhere in the world.

How does this video training differ from “The Bicycle Touring Blueprint?”

The Bicycle Touring Blueprint is a book that you read, with no real way for you to ask questions or receive personal feedback. Whereas the Bicycle Touring Pro Video Training Program is an online video training course that not only visually teaches you everything you need to know in order to conduct your dream bike tour, but allows you to ask questions, receive advice tailored to your specific needs, and interact directly with the Bicycle Touring Pro.

Do I need to be an experienced cyclist?

No, you do not need to be an experienced cyclist (or bicycle traveler) to participate in the BTP Video Training Program. The information is designed for people who are new to bicycle touring and are wanting to get started. If you’ve never done a bike tour before (or you’ve only done short bike rides and want to do something a bit longer), then this program is going to be perfect for you.

I don’t have a bike tour in mind yet. Will this video training still help me?

Yes! It’s not a problem if you don’t yet know where you want to go bicycle touring or how long you plan to be on the road. Some of the people who sign up for the BTP Video Training Program will come in with very specific goals, while others in the group will not yet have a plan. This is perfectly fine! As part of the course, I will work with you to find an ideal location for your first bike tour, and I’ll help you with every step of the process after that, so you will have the information needed to not only conduct your dream bike tour, but the ability to go bicycle touring practically anywhere in the world.

Does the video training come with a community element?

Yes! When you sign up for the Bicycle Touring Pro Video Training Program, you will be granted access to a private Bicycle Touring Pro Facebook page, where you will be able to interact with me and all of the other Video Training Program members. This will be your place to ask questions and receive immediate personal feedback, learn and share with others in the group, and potentially find other people you might like to travel with in the future.

I’m not very tech savvy. Will I be able to participate in this program?

Yes. If you know how to watch YouTube videos, open emails and click on links, then you have all the technical skills required to participate in the Bicycle Touring Pro Video Training Program. If you run into any technical problems along the way, I’ll be there to help you out!

How much time does the Video Training take?

There will be approximately 7 hours of training videos for you to watch. In addition to that, there’s the time you’ll need to set aside to actually plan and prepare for your bicycle tour. You do not, however, have to watch all of the training videos. The Bicycle Touring Pro Video Training Program is designed to be done on your own schedule. So, if you’re in a rush, you can always skip ahead to the parts of the video that interest you the most, or come back to the videos when you have more time.

Can I do the video training on my own schedule? Or do I have to show up at certain times?

The BTP Video Training Program is self-study, so you can complete the video training series whenever works best for you. You are welcome to watch the videos and complete the program materials at your own pace.

What if life happens and I can’t complete the program right away?

Not a problem. As a member of the Bicycle Touring Pro Video Training Program, you get lifetime online access to the course material and free updates forever. You’ll be able to go back any time you want and watch the videos, access the course materials, etc.

What if I don’t like the program or I don’t get the results I wanted?

First off, I think you are going to love the information you receive inside the Bicycle Touring Pro Video Training Program. But of course, I realize it can’t be a perfect fit for everyone. At Bicycle Touring Pro I believe you should only pay for the things that actually get you results. So, the Video Training Program comes with a 30-day no questions asked money­-back guarantee. If for any reason the course isn’t what you had in mind, simply shoot me an email and you get your full refund.

When You Sign Up Today You Will Receive…

  • 7+ hours of video training lessons where you will learn to conduct a bike tour anywhere in the world.
  • Access to the private Bicycle Touring Pro Facebook page.
  • And a 100% satisfaction guarantee!

What are you waiting for? Sign up today and start planning your dream bike tour with the Bicycle Touring Pro as your personal coach and guide!

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me. I’m happy to answer any questions you might have!

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