Category Archives: Products

Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring Holiday Deals Roundup

Here’s the Bicycle Touring Pro roundup of the best Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals to kick off your holiday shopping. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or for a loved one who likes to ride bikes – you’re sure to find something from one of these retailers for a great price. We’ll be updating this list with new deals […]

Best cheap sunglasses for cycling? Tifosi Optics review

Here are three things about me: I spend a lot of time in the sun I constantly lose sunglasses I have terrible vision Maybe you relate to one, two, or even all three of these. Regardless, a good pair of sunglasses is essential for cyclists, especially those who spend a lot of time in the […]

Bicycle Touring Pro’s Cold Weather Bike Camping Gear List (2022 Updated)

bike camping gear list

This cold-weather bike camping gear list would be perfect for a bicycle tour in Iceland, Norway, Russia, Alaska, and/or many other parts of the world where you have a high likelihood (even in the summertime) of encountering cold, wind, hail, and snow. Planning a bike tour in certain parts of the world at certain times […]

How To Travel Light & Pack Everything You Own Inside A Single Backpack

osprey farpoint 40 world travel lightweight backpack

 You own too much stuff! If you want to travel light, fast and easy, the best way to do that is pack everything you own inside an airline-friendly, carry-on size backpack – like the Osprey Farpoint 40 (featured in this video). Watch this video from beginning to end and you will discover: Why it’s […]

My Bikepacking Gear List

Bikpacking Gear List

Here is my complete bikepacking gear list – a detailed listing of each and every item I carry with me on my off-road bikepacking adventures. My Complete Bikepacking Gear List: Feel free to use this bikepacking gear list as a template for your own bikepacking adventures. Pay attention to the bike I’m riding, the bikepacking […]

Bikepacking Big Bear Lake – The Gear I Carried With Me

big bear lake bikepacking trip

Here’s a detailed breakdown of each and every item I carried with me on my recent bikepacking trip in the mountains above Big Bear Lake in Southern California. Feel free to use this bikepacking gear list as a template for your own bikepacking adventures.

How Much Should Your Touring Bicycle Weigh?

Retired German man with fully loaded touring bicycle in Norway

How much should your touring bicycle weigh? Well, it’s hard to say exactly. The vast majority of touring bicycles weigh 26 – 33 lbs (12 – 15 kg) when they are equipped with only fenders, front and rear racks, and water bottle cages. It’s important to note, however, that touring bicycles come in all kinds […]

10 Pairs of High-Quality Cycling Sunglasses That Cost $50 Or Less

Morr Gear Sunglasses Styles for Cycling

Are you looking for a high-quality pair of cycling or sport sunglasses, but don’t want to spend a whole lot of money on your new eye-wear? Sadly, most cycling-specific sunglasses cost $100 USD or more, which makes finding a high-quality, but at the same time, inexpensive pair of cycling sunglasses, so extremely difficult. Lucky for […]

Live Your Dream Life With “The 4-Hour Workweek”

The 4 Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss

This is the book I recommend you read ►►► The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss For the last 17+ years, I’ve been traveling around the world on my bicycle. I’ve cycled across more than 50 different countries on 5 different continents and I’ve lived in dozens of different cities all around the world. I bought […]

50 Things You Need To Know About The Pinion Gearbox & Gates Carbon Drive System

Gates carbon belt on Bicycle Touring Pro bike

The Pinion gearbox and the Gates Carbon Drive System is a new internal, chainless, derailleur-free technology that allows you to cycle quietly, with extreme power, while performing almost no regular maintenance to your bicycle. Internal gearboxes and bicycles driven by sprockets and belts instead of metal chains and derailleurs are still relatively new to the […]

How To Pack & Carry a Drone on Your Bicycle

DJI Phantom 4 Drone on bicycle

In this short video you will learn how to pack and carry a drone on your bicycle. Personal drones are becoming more and more popular, and one of the many uses of a camera drone (like the DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter) is to document your bike rides in a unique and thrilling format. From the […]

South America Bike Tour Packing List

South America bike tour packing list

I recently published the complete packing list for my bike tour in Europe this past summer (2016), but I’m in South America now and I’ve packed a little differently for this particular journey. Much of my gear has stayed the same, but there are some major differences between my Europe bike tour packing list and […]