Category Archives: Bicycle Touring Pro – Webinars

TEEN TREKS: Bike Touring Education Series

TEEN TREKS: Bike Touring Education Series

 In case you missed it, here is the recording of the special bicycle touring web event that took place on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2020 — a special ZOOM webinar that was hosted by TEEN TREKS as part of their “Bike Touring Education Series.” This particular webinar featured an interview between Katie Hennessey of Teen […]

Is Coronavirus The End Of Bike Travel?

Indoor Bicycle Rollers

 The coronavirus has millions of people around the world trapped inside their homes – not working and not traveling. In many parts of the world, going outside during certain times of the day (even for essentials) is strictly forbidden. Now, many bicycle tourists around the world have either canceled or postponed their bicycle touring […]

Bicycle Touring Pro’s 11-Year Birthday Celebration! – YouTube LIVE

Bicycle Touring Pro in Montana

 Help me celebrate 10 million YouTube views, my 35th birthday and Bicycle Touring Pro’s 11-year anniversary with this special LIVE YouTube webinar and Q&A session. SPECIAL OFFER – THIS MONTH ONLY ►► Get $5.00 off my how-to book, “The Bicycle Touring Blueprint,” when you enter the coupon code: BIRTHDAY at checkout (Offer valid on […]

BIKEPACKING 101: Free Video on the Basics of Bikepacking


Bikepacking 101: The Basics of Bikepacking – The following is a video recording of a LIVE YouTube web event that took place on January 31, 2018, in which Darren Alff (the Bicycle Touring Pro) shared his knowledge on the basics of bikepacking. If you don’t want to watch the video intro, please click here to […]

Why Autumn is the Best Time of Year to Buy a New Touring Bicycle

where to find touring bicycles for sale

Don’t wait until the spring or summer to buy your new touring bicycle! Save yourself hundreds of dollars by buying your new touring bike in the autumn – when bike sales are slow and bike shops/manufacturers are dropping their prices in order to make space for the new models they’ll be selling in the New […]

Overcome Your Fears & Hit The Open Road

If you’re like most people, you have a fear or two about traveling long-distances on a bicycle. Where are you going to sleep at night? Is bicycle touring safe? What happens if you run out of food or water? How do you handle animal encounters? What if someone tries to rob you? What happens if […]

The Internet’s Worst Bike Touring Advice

the worst bicycle touring advice

During a live Internet event (held on December 8, 2015), the Bicycle Touring Pro (Darren Alff) discussed the Internet’s worst bike touring advice and shared seven of his best-kept secrets for bicycle touring success. During the first part of the video recording, you will hear about the #1 worst piece of advice people on the […]

Cycling In Taiwan – Everything You Need To Know

The island nation of Taiwan is a small, but crowded place filled with friendly people, good food, affordable accommodations, and some of the best cycling infrastructure in the entire world. Taiwan is truly a land built for bicycle travel! Click here to read about (and see photos from) my month-long bicycle tour in Taiwan… and […]

This Guy Has Been Using A Bicycle And A Packraft To Travel Across Europe For More Than Two Years

27-year-old Casey Link is traveling across Europe on a bicycle with an inflatable packraft attached to his rear rack. When he runs into a road, Casey packs up his bicycle, deflates his raft, and straps all of his earthly possessions onto the back of his bike. But when Casey reaches a river or lake, he […]

Co-Motion Cycles: An Interview With Bicycle Company Co-Owner, Dwan Shepard

touring bicycle by co-motion cycles

Co-Motion Cycles is one of America’s most popular handmade bicycle manufacturers… and they make some of the best bicycles in the world. Founded in 1988 and located in Eugene, Oregon, Co-Motion Cycles makes an incredible line-up of touring bicycles, but they also produce road bikes, cyclocross bikes, and even tandems (bicycles designed for two or […]

The Top 10 Winter Cycling Secrets Revealed Inside This Special 1-Hour Winter Bike Riding Webinar

On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013, the author of the book, Winter Cycling: The Definitive Guide To Cold Weather Winter Bike Rides, sat down and conducted an hour-long webinar about the secrets of cycling in the wintertime. Watch the video recording of this event above and discover: How to stay warm (and comfortably cool) during your […]

7 Bicycle Touring Mistakes You Should Avoid

When it comes to planning, preparing for, and executing a long-distance bicycle tour, there are 7 major mistakes I see bicycle tourists making over and over again. In the video above you will hear me discuss these 7 major bicycle touring mistakes… and I will give you some alternative ideas, strategies, and approaches that you […]