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Archive of posts published in the category: tourings
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Sponsors (how?)






Cycle Touring Racks: Why chromoly steel is best.







Heavy Duty Travel Tested
Sealed Cartridge Hubs.



Take a look at the strongest hubs built specifically for touring


What years on the road have taught me about bikes.




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 Written on the road as I travel around the world on my bicycle


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Support this Web Site and Continue My Travels.


Places I have been
(How
can I afford this?
)


India and Neighbors

May 2010 to present


Alaska /
Canada / USA

May 2008 to April 2010


New Zealand

Sept 2007 to May 2008


Australia

Sept 2006 to Sept 2007


SE Asia / China

Nov 2004 to Sept 2006


South
America

June 2003 to June 2004



AZ, Mexico, and

Central America

March 2002 to April 2003



How I started

The 5 years before I left


Equipment Pages Index


Introduction


How Much to Bring and Weight


Some Advice About Advice


A Note to Perspective Sponsors and Gear Suppliers

(See
more about Sponsorship
)


START HERE for Touring Bikes and Commuting Bicycles


Custom Touring Bicycles and Bike Upgrade Buyers Guide


Bicycle Touring Frames
 

The Steel Repair Myth.


Steel and Aluminum Derailleur Hanger Repair
.

Bicycle Touring Wheels


Phil Wood: The Best Bicycle Hubs


Panniers / Bike Bags


Cargo Trailers Vs Panniers


Tires for Bike Tours.
.

Bicycle Touring Saddles.


Women’s Specific Bike Touring Saddles


Brooks Leather Touring Bicycle Saddle Care and Conditioning


Bike Computer


Touring Handlebars, Bar Ends, Adjustable Stems, and Padded Grips.


Sealed Cartridge Headsets



How to prevent flat tires



Bike Route Trails and Maps


Camping
Buying Camping Equipment
Tent and
Ground Cloth


Sleeping Bag


Sleeping Pad

Camp
Stove

Pots and
Pans


Water Filter


First Aide Kits



Solar Power for Camp

Clothing

Bike Touring Shorts

Electrical

Short-wave Radio


Computer


Internet

mp3

Bicycle touring lights

Books

Packing list


Pictures of Equipment Failures


Shopping






Blog RSS






Video PodCast




Email Newsletter



I
am Tim Travis, an
ordinary American who decided to live out my dreams.  I saved my money,
quit my job, sold my possessions and set off to travel around the world by
bicycle.  I left my home in Arizona, USA on March 2002 and traveled on
a bicycle for many years. 

 

 

Bicycle Touring
Tips & Advice 


Bike Stuff
– Camping


Bicycles


Panniers



Racks


Saddles


Tires


Lights



Fenders



Places I have visited


North
& Central America
(3-30-02 to 4-17-03) Arizona, Mexico,
Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama.


South
America
  (6-3-03 to 6-17-04) Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia,
Argentina, and Chile.


China & Southeast
Asia
  (11- 22, 04 to 9-15-06) Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam,
China, Laos, Thailand again, Malaysia, and Singapore.


Australia
(9-15-06 to 9-15-07) The states of South Australia, Victoria,
Tasmania, Victoria again, New South Wales, Queensland, and the
Northern Territory.


New Zealand
(
9-16-07 to 5-2-08)
North and South Island


Alaska / Canada / USA
(5-3-08 to 4-30-10) Visiting family and exploring my own backyard


India, Nepal, and the Subcontinent


(5-1-10 to present) I already know I like the food and plan on