Category Archives: Podcast

Border Crossing On A Bicycle

Border crossing on a bicycle

Crossing an international border is not always as straightforward as you might think! While many people are familiar with the idea of crossing an international border in a car, train or airplane, many people are unfamiliar with the act of riding a bicycle across the border of two neighboring countries. So, in today’s new Bicycle […]

18 Year Old Cycles Across the USA After Graduating From High School

18 Year Old USA Bike Tour - Quinn

 Quinn is an amazing 18 year old who cycled across the USA after graduating from high school. During his cross-country cycling adventure, Quinn came and stayed at my home in Park City, Utah… and during his stay I took some time to sit down with him and interview him about his epic cross-country bikepacking […]

Can Bicycle Touring Cure Your Depression?

Can Bicycle Touring Cure Depression?

 Hundreds of people try bicycle touring or bikepacking each year as a cure or treatment for their depression. But is a bike tour (or cycling in general) a good cure for depression? Watch the video above or listen to the latest episode of the “Bicycle Touring Pro” podcast to hear my thoughts on the […]

Funny & Scary Police Encounters From My Travels Around The World

Police Stories

When you travel the world for years on end, you’re bound to eventually have some interactions with the police – both good and bad. In this week’s new Bicycle Touring Pro video, you will hear three funny and scary stories about encounters I’ve had with the police in different countries all around the world. In […]

Crazy Peruvian Bus Stories

Stories about taking the bus in Peru

 Traveling in Peru can be crazy… especially if you take some of the country’s super low-cost buses, which commonly break down, are boarded by roadside salesman, are rarely equipped with bathrooms and smell like pee, and can sometimes even be robbed by roadside bandits. In this new video/podcast, you will hear three crazy, scary […]

Scary Nighttime Animal Encounters

scary nighttime animal encounters

 Have you ever been camping in the woods and heard a noise outside and thought to yourself, “Is there a big, scary animal outside my tent?” Well, in this storytime video from Darren Alff, the Bicycle Touring Pro, you will hear about three scary nighttime encounters with animals from Darren’s bicycle touring adventures all […]

Train & Bike Horror Stories!

Train and Bike Horror Stories - Bicycle Touring Pro

 Traveling on a train with your bicycle isn’t always easy. In fact, sometimes, traveling with a bike on a train is a downright disaster! In this new video/audio podcast, Darren Alff – the Bicycle Touring Pro, shares three train and bike horror stories from his bicycle touring adventures all around the world. These are […]

Scary Encounters With The Police in Southern Africa

Scary Encounters with Police

 Travel the world for long enough and you’re sure to have some scary encounters with the police. That was certainly the case for Darren Alff, the Bicycle Touring Pro, during his three-month-long bicycle touring adventure across the Southern African countries of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. During his three-month journey by bike, Darren had […]

The 5 Best Meals in the World – A Travel Story

Best food in the world

The Bicycle Touring Pro, Darren Alff, has spent more than 20 years traveling around the world on his bicycle. In that time, he’s eaten at Michelin Star restaurants and some of the fanciest diners in the entire world. In this video/audio podcast, however, Darren details his top 5 favorite meals from his travels in more […]

3 Common Travel Scams

Common Travel Scams

Don’t fall for these common travel scams! If you travel the world long enough, you’re sure to encounter at least one of these three common travel scams. In this special Bicycle Touring Pro video/audio podcast, the Bicycle Touring Pro himself, Darren Alff, shares the story of three common travel scams that were attempted on him […]

Funny “Love Stories” From My Travels Around The World

Funny Love Stories from a World Bicycle Traveler

You’d think that as a famous world traveler, I’d have tons of juicy love stories from my travels all around the world. In fact, I’m often asked if, because I travel so much, I happen to have a different girlfriend in each and every city. But the truth is far less glamorous. As a world-famous bicycle […]

Colin Herron’s Incredible Cross-Country Bike Tour (USA)

Colin Herron's USA Bike Tour - Podcast Interview

 Colin Herron is riding his bicycle across the United States! In this half-hour interview with Colin, we hear why this young man decided to make the cross-country trip of a lifetime, what he has learned about himself and his country along the way, and the lesson’s he’s learned as a long distance bicycle traveler. […]