The 17 Best Bicycle Touring Articles, Podcasts & Videos of 2017

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2017 was a great year for Bicycle Touring Pro and its followers all around the world. Now that the year is just about over, let’s look back on 17 of the best bicycle touring articles, podcasts and videos from the last twelve months.

bicycle touring pro 2017 photo highlights

These are the best bicycle touring articles, podcasts and videos of 2017 that will not only inspire you to conduct your own bike tours, but will actually provide you with the information you need to plan, prepare for and execute your dream bike tour anywhere in the world.

Packing Lists & Product Reviews

Bike tour packing lists and product reviews are extremely popular. This makes sense, because anyone planning a bike tour needs to know which type of bike to ride and which type of gear to use on their travels. Feel free to use these free packing lists to plan and prepare for your own amazing bike tours.

How-To Articles

These how-to bicycle touring articles will teach you how much your touring bike should weigh, how to go cycle touring with a dog, how to safely carry a laptop computer on your bicycle, why autumn is the best time of year to buy a new bicycle and a whole lot more.

best time of year to buy a new bicycle

Bike Tour Training & Education

Product reviews and packing lists are fun, but there’s a whole lot more to bicycle touring than the gear you opt to use. The following articles, podcasts and videos have to do with the mental side of bike touring and some of the things you should know if you plan to go bicycle touring in the New Year.

Change your life with a bike tour

bicycle touring problems

bicycle touring mistakes

LIne Gammelli bike touring lessons

Trip Reports & Tour Locations

In 2017 I went bicycle touring in the United States, Ecuador, Colombia, Sweden, Finland and Norway. Here are some of the articles I produced from my own bike tours and some information you need to know if you plan to go bicycle touring for yourself in any of these locations.

Nordkapp Bike Tour

Group bike tour in Sweden

Bikepacking in Bears Ears Utah

Arctic Norway bike tour

bicycle tourists in sweden finland and norway

Which of these 17 bicycle touring articles from 2017 is you favorite? Which article inspired you the most or provided you with the most useful information?

Leave a comment below and let me know what you think! Then, be sure to stay tuned for more amazing articles, podcasts and videos from Bicycle Touring Pro in the New Year.

If you’re ready to start conducting your own incredible bike tours and you want the help of a true Bicycle Touring Pro with more than 17 years of around-the-world bicycle touring experience, then be sure to pick up a copy of my popular how-to book, “The Bicycle Touring Blueprint.”

This book is the definitive guide to bicycle touring and will teach you everything you need to know about what kind of bike to ride, which gear to use, how to plan out an enjoyable bicycle touring route, how to stay safe on the road, how to find free or cheap places to sleep each night, how to find amazing travel partners, and how to make your bike tour everything you want it to be.

Thousands of people from all around the world have used “The Bicycle Touring Blueprint” as their handbook for bike touring success… and now you can too! Pick up your copy of “The Bicycle Touring Blueprint” today at or here on the Bicycle Touring Pro website at:

Thanks for helping to make 2017 such a great year for the bicycle touring community, I look forward to seeing what 2018 has in store, and (most importantly) I hope to see you out on the road sometime very soon!

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